Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF 2012), Jodhpur
08/28/2012

The Jodhpur Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF), Jodhpur, will bring together more than 200 musicians and performing artists from across Rajasthan and around the world.

Online PR News – 28-August-2012 – Rajasthan India – Start Date: 26th October 2012
End Date: 30th October 2012
Rajasthan International Folk Festival is scheduled from October 26th - 30th October 2012. The Jodhpur Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF), Jodhpur, will bring together more than 200 musicians and performing artists from across Rajasthan and around the world. For five days in October each year, these mucisians celebrate their musical heritage and create new sounds through innovative collaborations. The festival guarantees some of the most sensational performances from local and artists from other parts of the world. From the moment the sun sets, heavenly music starts flowing through every corner of the Mehrangarh Fort, getting the crowd ecstatic with the true spirit of Rajasthan.
Mehrangarh Fort Festival Jodhpur, is timed to coincide with the brightest full moon of the year in north India, the Sharad Poornima. Jodhpur RIFF features a series of spectacular concerts and events based in and around Mehrangarh Fort.The center of attraction of the event are performers, storytellers and artisans from many Rajasthani folk communities. Artists of national and international repute will also join in the celebrations. They will collaborate with local artists and fusing root music from around the world. The program will include interactive events, live performances and jam sessions at Club Mehran that will culminate with a special devotional concert at dawn.
One of the largest forts in India, Mehrangarh Fort is located in the heart of the city of Jodhpur and will be playing host to the Rajasthan International Folk Festival 2012. The fort has a long history and was the home of many great warriors and is an object of Rajasthani culture and history. The intricate carvings and wide courtyards have a lot to say about its history. We welcome you to experience the vibrant folk culture of Rajasthan.