Khajuraho Dance Festival - 2018

Khajuraho Dance Festival

Khajuraho Festival of Dances is celebrated at a time when the hardness of winter begins to fade and the king of all seasons, spring, takes over. The most colorful and brilliant classical dance forms of India with their roots in the ling and rich cultural traditions across the country, offer a feast for the eyes during a weeklong extravaganza here. Since times immemorials, myriad forms of dance have been adsorbed into the classical dance styles. Watching these performances reveal the age-old trends, trits and nuances that are firmly established in dance in various regions of India.

Recently the 44th edition of Khajuraho Dance Festival 2018 was held at Khajuraho temple. Khajuraho temple is a UNESCO world heritage site in Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh. Khajuraho dance festival was inaugurated by Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and was organised by culture department of state government. Khajuraho Dance Festival is annual cultural festival that highlights richness of various Indian classical dance styles. The 6-day festival showcased classical dances including Kathak, Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and Mohiniattam.

Entry for this festival is FREE!

Khajuraho Dance Festival Participants

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Contact Information

Dr.P.K.Jha (Director) - Ustad Alaudin Khan Sangeet Evam Kala Academy, Bhopal
Khajuraho Dance Festival, Western Group of Temples Area, Khajuraho, Chhatarpur (M.P.)
Phone: +91 94256 49707, Email: uakska @