Soak Up the Musical Roots of Rajasthan: International Folk Festival to Start in Jodhpur in October

October 1, 2018

This October, make your way to the blue city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, to experience the 11th edition of Jodhpur RIFF – Rajasthan International Folk Festival. Music lovers will be mesmerised by this UNESCO endorsed annual music festival, which was set up by His Highness Maharaja Gaj Singhji II of Jodhpur to revive the ancient musical traditions of Rajasthan.  

 

Timed to coincide with "Sharad Purnima," the brightest full moon of the year in North India, Jodhpur RIFF attracts more than 250 musicians, international percussionists and performing artists from across Rajasthan and the world. Each year, they come together to perform and celebrate their musical heritage all within the magnificent setting of the 15th-century Mehrangarh Fort. Experience the confluence of folk and world music at the Jodhpur RIFF from 24-28 October 2018.

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