International camel festival 2018: Camels cast a spell in dessert

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Bikaner (Rajasthan), Jan 14 (ANI): Dedicated to the ship of dessert, the annual Bikaner Camel Festival began in the city of sand dunes. Beautifully adorned camels and performances by folk artists are the key attraction for tourists who gathered at the Karni Singh stadium to attend the fair. The procession began from Junagarh fort and culminated at the stadium where various performances were held. The celebrations included camel races, camel milking, fur cutting design, best breed competition, camel acrobatics and camel beauty pageants. There's plenty of scope for eating, souvenir-shopping and photography at this festival. Other sights to watch out for included the skirt-swirling folk dancers, fire dancers and the spectacular fireworks show.

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