Wednesday, 20 July 2011

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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 unparallel 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 entireness.


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



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.


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 weeklong dance festival there are a number of live 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.



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