Khajuraho Dance Festival - 2013
When : 1st - 7th February 2013
Where : Khajuraho, India
Organized by : Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad.
Venue : Chitragupta Temple and Vishwanatha Temple, Khajuraho.
Location : Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Khajuraho Festival is organized by the Kala Parishad under the Madhya Pradesh government whereby many popular classical dancers from all over India perform. The aim to hold this fest is to promote the cultural and heritage of India. Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Manipuri and Mohniattam are few of the major dance forms being performed here. The festival is held to showcase the beauty of human emotions are been held at two of the most popular temples of Khajuraho - Chitragupta & Vishwanatha Temple.
Dance performances In Khajuraho Festival
Dancers from abroad also perform during this week long festival in Madhya Pardesh. Live performances of classical dances like Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Manipuri and Mohniattam are the major attractions of these dance festival. The Khajuraho Dance Festival is internationally recognized by international dancers and academies. A large number of foreign tourists come to India for a culturally enriched show of classical dances like Khajuraho Festival of Dances.
Once the religious capital of Chandela dynasty, one of the powerful Rajput dynasties of Central India, Khajuraho is now famous for it's enchanting temples and it's legendary Khajuraho dance festival. The week- long festival of classical dances is held every year in February/March against the spectacular backdrop of the magnificently lit temples.