Rajastan is a north-western region of India considered to be among the most evocative, which favors our image of the Orient by easily transporting us to a dimension close to the legend, almost suspended outside of time. Located between the desert and ganetic plains, rich in history, it is a land where the warrior peoples of the Rajasthani rajds fought the immense power of the Mughal Islamic emperors, preserving the most ancient traditions but experiencing a continuous succession of battles and alliances building cities and palaces that excelled for the splendor and refinement of the arts. Today we thus find a vast set of testimonies of inestimable artistic value, immersed in a beautiful natural environment where the local costume has remained tied to traditions, both in dressing and in representations of music and dance.


It is a popular holiday especially in northern India, the second important festival of the month of Phalguna (February March), celebrated in the days preceding the full moon. It is also called the festival of colors, which celebrates the arrival of spring. The biggest and most spectacular celebrations are held in the temples of VRINDAVAN, a city in the northern state of UTTARPRADESH.
The tradition of throwing colored and perfumed powders, called gulal, on itself is the most famous and characteristic aspect of the festival of Holi, and finds its reasons in Hindu mythology: the god Krishna had dark skin, was envious of the white one of Radha and that is why one day he painted her face with colors. Since then, couples of lovers paint each other's faces during the party as a sign of affection. Soldiers from the Border Security Force, the Indian border security force, also joined the celebrations. Or north of the utar pradesh