The Brij Festival takes place a few days before Holi, (the festival of colours) in the m onth of March. Held in honour of Lord Krishna, this festival is marked by verve and zest. Villagers, in gay, multihued attire, can be seen singing and performing the Raslila dance (dance depicting the immortal love-story of Radha and Krishna).
All of Bharatpur echoes the sound of folk melodies on this festival held on the eve of Holi. Men and women, young and old, rich and poor-all are touched by the spirit of this festival. Boisterous revellers spare no one during this festival and delight in splashing colour
on everyone around.
Bharatpur is situated on the Delhi - Mumbai main railway line and also on
National Highway no. 11 (Bikaner - Agra). Agra being the nearest Airport (56 kms.)