01 November, 2012

Held on the edges of the Thar desert, this unique music, arts and cultural festival promises more than 40 bands, open air movie screenings, hot air balloon rides, tents to stay in and a showcase of Rajasthani culture and folk art.  The three-day event, coinciding with this year’s Diwali weekend, is a chance to discover and support sustainable collaboration initiatives between musicians and literary figures, as well as nature conservationists and heritage experts from within India and across the globe.

Ragasthan, 16 to 18 November, Kanoi Dunes, Jaisalmer. For more information, visit www.ragasthan.com.

Manas Roshan  is an independent journalist based in Delhi.