Camel Festival - Beauty Contest

The desert city of Bikaner, in India’s state of Rajasthan, hosts one of the most colorful events in the world – the Bikaner Camel Festival. A homage to the humped camels includes various events, from camel races and rides, to camel haircut competitions and even a camel beauty pageant.

Although many of the thousands of visitors who flock to Bikaner for the desert festival eagerly await the camel races that take place during the second day. For the beauty contest, most breeders adorn their camels with colorful accessories.