One of the most colorful and spectacular festivals of India – elephant festival in Jaipur. The owners paint the giants with their feet to the tip of the trunk with all sorts of patterns.
The elephant in India for a long time considered a sacred animal. Residents of India’s highly revered in this giant homage and gratitude to organize an annual celebration of elephants.
The festival was revived relatively recently – in 2001 alone.
The elephant is the symbol of power, wealth, power, Rajput rulers.
In the days of the British Raj in Jaipur Maharaja arranged for distinguished guests from England, elephant rides in Amber Fort.
The program of the modern festival – the parade decorated with flowers and gold paint and painted elephants playing polo on elephants , an elephant race, the tug of war between elephants and men.
Owners elephants paint the tip of their trunk to tail all sorts of patterns. On the backs of elephants – embroidered coats.
By the way, take part in the festival only elephant.
Each owner goes out of his way, because at the end of the festival selected the winner in the nomination “The most beautiful elephant.”
Elephant Festival – is one of the most exciting holidays of India. Wonderful festival for the wonderful animals that deserve the attention and respect.