Khajuraho Dance Festival is a marvelous representation of Indian Art & craft, culture and tradition. Renowned artists of not only India but also of the world take part in the festival. Organized every year in the last week of February, Khajuraho dance festival is one of the prime tourist attractions among the visitors throughout the globe.
This week-long event is aimed at promoting Indian classical dance styles such as Kathak, Bharathanatyam, Odissi, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Mohniattam and Kathakali are some of the major dance forms performed here during the festival.
About Khajuraho Dance Festival
Khajuraho Dance Festival is held every year in Chitragupta Temple of Khajuraho Group of Monuments which are a UNESCO World Heritage site in India. Visitors can enjoy the festival by buying tickets at minimum prices.
If dances lure you, then the Khajuraho Festival would definitely hold your interest. Held at the popular travel destinations of India, Khajuraho Dance Festival is thrilling and exciting.
One of the renowned cultural occasions of India, Khajuraho Festival catches the eye of every traveler in February. This is a seven-day fest and during this time you can collect ever-lasting memories.
Khajuraho Festival is organized by the Kala Parishad under the Madhya Pradesh government whereby several classical dancers & well-known traditional artists throughout India perform. The aim to hold this fest is to promote the culture and heritage of India. The celebration is held to showcase the magnificence of human feelings. The Festival is held at organized at two of the most prominent Khajuraho temples – Chitragupta and Vishwanatha Temple.
When is it celebrated?
Khajuraho Festival of Dance is a festival which is celebrated each year in February when the hardness of winter begins to fade & spring season take over.
Khajuraho Dance Festival 2020
Khajuraho Dance Festival 2020 will be going to celebrate for 7 days (full week long).
Schedule of Khajuraho Dance Festival 2020
DATES KHAJURAHO DANCE FESTIVAL
|25th February, 2020||Lipsa Satpathi, Delhi – Odissi
Jayaprabha Menon, Delhi – Mohiniyattam
Mridusmita Das & Group, Guwahati – Satriya Group
|26th Febuary, 2020||T Reddy Lakshmi, Delhi – Kuchipudi
Neha Banerjee, Chennai – Kathak
Janmejai sai babu & Group, Delhi – Mayurbhanj Chhau Group
|27th February, 2020||Rujuta Soman, Pune – Kathak
sudeshna maulik & suhel Bhan, Delhi – Kathak/bharatanatyam yugal
Saroja vaidyanathan & Group, Delhi – Bharatanatyam Group
|28th February 2020||S. Vasudevan, Delhi – Bharatanatyam
Shalini khare & Jee Ratish Babu, Jabalpur, bhilai – Kathak/bharatanatyam yugal
Ratikant Mohapatra & group, Bhubaneswar – Odissi Group
|1st March,2020||Durga Arya, Delhi – Kathak
Mom ganguly, Kolkata, Mohiniyattam Group
Manav mahant & group, gwalior – Kathak Group
|2nd March, 2020||Rahul Acharya, Bhubaneswar – Odissi
Bhasvati mishra & group, Delhi – Kathak Group
Prabal gupta & Arnab Bandyopadhyay, Banglore, Kolkata – kathakali/Odissi Yugal
|3rd March,2020||Snigdha Venkataramani, Delhi – Bharatanatyam
Bimbavati Devi & group, Kolkata – Manipuri Group
Mangla bhatt & Kavita Dwivedi, Hyderabad, Delhi – Kathak/Odissi Yugal
Timings: 07.00 PM to 10.00 PM
The venue of Khajuraho Dance Festival –
Khajuraho, Chhatarpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India
• 620 KM from New Delhi
• 50 KM from Chhattarpur
• 10 KM from National Highway-75
Best Time to visit Khajuraho
The best time to visit Khajuraho is between September and February. If you’re planning a visit during February, you’ll also be able to experience the famous Khajuraho Dance Festival.
How to Reach Khajuraho
By Air: There is an own airport in the Khajuraho city. The domestic air terminal is connected with urban areas of India. The monuments is 12 kilometers away from the airport. Transports, cabs and taxis visit the world heritage site
By Rail: The city of Khajuraho has its own city air terminal. The monuments are just 5 km from the railhead. Significant urban areas of India are very much associated by rail.
By Road: Khajuraho has a smooth network by streets to urban areas in Madhya Pradesh and all over India. State-owned buses, taxis and private vehicles commute to the city.
High on art, culture and architecture, Khajuraho is more than just another holiday spot waiting for you. So, what are you waiting for? Plan a trip right away & enjoy luxurious holidays in a beautiful place!