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Khajuraho Dance Festival

Khajuraho Dance Festival

Khajuraho Dance Festival – Once the religious capital of Chandela dynasty, one of the powerful Rajput dynasties of Central India, Khajuraho is now famous for it’s enchanting temples and it’s legendary Khajuraho dance festival. The week- long festival of classical dances is held every year in February/March against the spectacular backdrop of the magnificently lit temples. This cultural festival highlights …

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Konark Dance Festival

Konark Dance Festival

Type: Dance & Music Duration: February 19 –  23 Location: Konark, Orissa Konark Dance Festival — The sun temple in Konark is famed as a world heritage site. The exquisite ‘Natyamandir’ or the ‘dancing hall’ of this 700-year old shrine is an architectural wonder with well-adorned sculptures in Odissi dance poses. Konark Dance Festival is held in December in the beautiful backdrop of the …

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Dances Of India Coloring Pages

Dances of India coloring pages

Dances Of India Coloring Pages: Dance in India comprises the varied styles of dances in the country. As with other aspects of Indian culture, different forms of dances originated in different parts of India, developed according to the local traditions and also imbibed elements from other parts of the country. There are eight distinctive traditional dances as Indian classical dances – Bharatnatyam, Kathakali, …

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Chitra Visweswaran

Chitra Visweswaran is famed as one of the leading Bharatnatyam dancer of India. A competent performer, teacher and choreographer, she heads her own dance institution, ‘Chidambaram Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA)’, at Chennai. Chitra’s association with dance began early at the tender age of three from her own mother, Smt. Rukmini Padmanabhan, an excellent dancer herself. She took up Western …

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