Khajuraho Dance Festival Madhya Pradesh 2011

Visiting the world famous Khajuraho temples is a must on the itinerary of any visitor to Madhya Pradesh, more so if you are visiting in February-March. It is at this time that the Khajuraho temples host the annual Khajuraho Dance Festival. This article will give you all information about the Khajuraho Dance festival venue, dates, performers, etc. You can also check out related resources on Khajuraho right here at MPSpider.

The world famous Temples of Love at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh form a romantic backdrop to showcase some of India's most exquisite dance forms. These dances form part of the annual Khajuraho Dance Festival. Organised every year by the Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad, the greatest Indian masters of various dance forms come together on one platform to proudly display the authentic dance traditions of India.

Dates of 2011 Khajuraho Dance Festival Madhya Pradesh

The Khajuraho Dance Festival is likely to be held from February 25th to March 2nd 2011.

Venue of 2011 Khajuraho Dance Festival Madhya Pradesh

The Khajuraho Dance Festival is usually organized at the location of the Vishwanath and Chitragupt temples.

Performing Artistes at 2011 Khajuraho Dance Festival Madhya Pradesh

The following artistes are likely to perform at the forthcoming dance festival in Khajuraho.

1. Gajendra Panda & group (Odissi)
2. Malvika Mitra (Kathak)
3. Geeta Chandran (Bharatnatyam)
4. Darshana Jhaveri & group (Manipuri)
5. Vasanti Vaishnav (Kathak)
6. Vijaylaxmi Shivaji (Mohiniattam)
7. C.V. Chandrashekhar (Bharatnatyam)
8. Maneesha Sathe (Kathak)
9. Ishira & Moulik Shah (Kathak duet performance)
10. Kiran Sehgal & group (Odissi)
11. Kalamandalam N.R. Gramprakash (Kathakali group dance)
12. Rajendra Gangani & group (Kathak group dance)
13. Vaijayanti Kashi (Kuchipudi)

While visiting Khajuraho, it would be a good idea to keep a day or two extra for sightseeing as there are some great tourist attractions near Khajuraho

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