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A Week devoted to Spectacular Dance Festival in Khajuraho

21 Feb

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Stage Performance of MohiniAttam

Each and every festival in India is vibrant and exotic in every sense of the word and is celebrated with a lot of fervor by all religions and people of the country.   Amidst the awe-inspiring architecture, the color-filled marketplaces and the myriad topography of the various states, one also finds a host of fairs and festivals that are unparalleled in themselves.

The people of India celebrate each occasion, be it religious, at the time of harvest or to mark the change of season and give it a festive color. Participating in these various fairs and festivals is truly recognition of the importance of celebrating each act of life in its entirety.

Group Dance

Leafs of dancers the in lotus form of the Dance

There, yet another form of the Indian festival is Khajuraho Dance Festival, which is specially organized to keep the ancient Indian dances and music alive as well as to promote the best classical dance forms.

Kuchipudi

a flock of Dancers at stage

Sculpture art in the temples of Khajuraho: Temples at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, speak and live a tale and art of love. The unmatched architecture and living sculptures of Khajuraho temples seem irresistible and provoking. These beautifully carved out sculptures of love making couple are taking finest touch and which are decidedly, proved to be one of the exquisite peace of worlds’ sculpture art. Temples at Khajuraho are built by the kings of Chandel Dynasty from 250 to 1050 A.D. Because of its great historical significant in year 1986, this group of temples has been declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. This place is one of the famous tourist destinations in India that attracts a number of overseas tourists throughout a year.

Astonishing performance

perfect blend of lights, music and Dance at night

Dancing trail in temples at Khajuraho: Dance festival at Khajuraho is being organized by the Kala Parishad (Cultural Ministry) under the Madhya Pradesh Govt.To witness and perform in this magnificent cultural dance event, dancers and flock of dance lovers from abroad visit Khajuraho. 25th Feb to 2nd March for every year is dedicated to this cultural dance festival week. In this week long dance festival there are a number of live

Starry performance in the day light

performances of classical dances like Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Manipuri and Mohniattam which are the chief attractions of this dance festival. The Khajuraho Dance Festival has attained an international recognition by reputed international dancers and academies.

Visit Khajuraho to adore the marvelous architecture of the ancient group of temples and to witness the breathtaking dance performances.

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2011 in Festivals in India

 

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