48th Khajuraho Dance Festival Commences in Madhya Pradesh

48th Khajuraho Dance Festival Commences in Madhya Pradesh

  • The 48th edition of the world famous Khajuraho Dance Festival began in Madhya Pradesh on February 20, 2021.
  • The week-long festival is organized annually since 1975, by the state Culture Department, MP Tourism and the Archaeological Survey of India.
  • The festival will culminate on February 26, 2022.
  • The Khajuraho Dance Festival is an internationally acclaimed cultural event, hosted at the magnificent city of Khajuraho located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. 
  • The festival highlights the richness of the Indian classical dance forms like Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, and Mohiniattam, to promote and encourage dance, artists, culture and heritage of India.

Points to remember:

  1. Khajuraho Dance Festival is held in which state of India annually?
  2. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in Madhya Pradesh

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