Khajuraho Dance festival 2020 is the most awaited event that is going to be kicked off from tomorrow (20th Feb 2020).
Khajuraho Dance Festival:
It is one of the most anticipated festivals in heart of India, organized by the Kala Parishad of the Madhya Pradesh government. 1975 was the year, to begin with, cultural program on the holy soil of Khajuraho. A seven days long celebration is a landmark attempt to nurture the Indian cultural and ART heritage. The spectrum of all Indian classical dance forms includes Kathak, Kathakali, Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, and Mohiniyattam lift the sprit of various dance forms. This festival goes beyond all boundaries, renowned classical dancers from all over the country and the world gather here to make it a heaven for the art lovers.
Start Date: 20-02-2020 (Thursday)
End Date: 26-02-2020 (Friday)
Location: Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India (MAP)
Khajuraho is a synonym of art/craft/human existence and the temple of sex education. The world’s heritage site is having a well-known history for its erotic sculptures that are nicely grafted in various temples. The existence of Khajuraho is a true pictorial representation of India’s presence in the field of Art, Culture. Temples were built on an around 950 AD by the Chandela dynasty. The architecture of the temples is known of nagara-style, going with historical records there were about 85 templates built by the 12 the century within 20 Squar km.
As per information available on different web resources, Lord Shiva worshipped in Khajuraho temples, Matangeshvara temple is one of the famous temples in Khajuraho and still having a life where people do celebrate all festivals in this temple.
My dear friends, Khajuraho is a Unesco Heritage site and a beautiful place to visit during this period. A good opportunity is knocking the door to witness the delightful dance performances.
Please click here to see the Schedule of the Khajuraho Program.
With best wishes