Experience the ultimate presentation of dance, culture, music and ancient traditions at the Khajuraho Dance Festival 2017. The week-long event celebrates the rich heritage of India at the majestic backdrop of the mystical Khajuraho Temples.
(TRAVPR.COM) INDIA - February 8th, 2017 - Reliving the classical dance forms of India, Madhya Pradesh Department of Culture celebrates the Khajuraho Dance Festival every year. From the 20th February to 26th February, 2017, the traditional Dance forms of India will be celebrated at Khajuraho Dance Festival 2017. The festival features a number of performances at the backdrop of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khajuraho Temples.
Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad organizes one of the most famous dance festivals in India, Khajuraho Festival is a week-long event in celebration of all the traditional classical forms of dance in India. The aim of the festival is to keep the traditions of the classical dances alive. Performances by legendary dancers aims to keep the ancient knowledge alive. All the classical dances have their roots in the ancient text, Natya Shastra. Said to be penned down by Bharata Muni, the classical Indian dances have elaborate expressions, intricate hand gestures called mudras, and depict everyday life stories or extracts from ancient mythological texts.
The Khajuraho Dance Festival 2017 is all set to treat eyes and all your senses to a weeklong extravaganza here. All the classical dance forms such as Kuchipudi (Andhra Pradesh), Mohiniyattam and Kathakali (Kerala), Odissi (Orissa) etc., are performed by renowned dance personalities and groups.
The dance performances take place in an open-air auditorium outside the exquisite temples of Khajuraho. Most of the dances are showcased in front of the charming Vishwanatha or the Chitragupt Temples.
Khajuraho Dance Festival’s wonderful presentations keeps the audience watch enraptured. Dancers perform to traditional music in front of the lamp lit backdrop. The melodies, the beats of dance and mesmerising structures create a unique experience. Be a part of celebrations of the richness of Indian culture and artistry.
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