Khajuraho Dance Festival is organized annually near the famous Khajuraho temples. Khajuraho Dance Festival 2016 will be starting from 20 February in 2016.
Khajuraho Dance Festival 2016
|Start Date||20 February 2016|
|End Date||26 February 2016|
|Organized by||Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad|
|Live Performances by||Indian Classical Dancers from all over India.|
|Venue||Chitragupta Temple and Vishwanatha Temple, Khajuraho.|
|Location||Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh|
Khajuraho Festival of Dances - The famous temples of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh are famous for its archaeological excellence. The temples were built during the Chandela Dynasty between 250 and 1050 AD. The Temples of Khajuraho strike a perfect balance between architecture and sculpture. In the year 1986, UNESCO designated this group of temples as a world heritage site. Khajuraho Temples are very famous among tourist coming to India on cultural Tours. Every year in the month of February - March, Khajuraho Dance Festival is organized by the Kala Parishad under the Madhya Pradesh government. Famous Classical Dancers from all over India performs during this Dance festival at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh. The aim of organizing this event is to promote cultural heritage and traditional dances of India.
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.