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Festivals of Madhya Pradesh

Fairs and Festivals in Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh is home to some of the most beautiful fairs and festivals in central India. Here are religious festivals having mythological origins, those that mark the seasons, others commemorate a local deity or a hero. The festivals celebrated in the state makes an effort to bring out the local tribal art and culture in the national market. These festivals showcase the heritage and culture of the region. Some of the largest and most popular festivals in Madhya Pradesh are briefed here:

Lokrang Festival - The five day long festival of Lokrang in Bhopal begins every year on 26th January (the republic day). It is a cultural exposition organised by Madhya Pradesh Adivasi Lok Kala Academy. The main features of the Lokrang are folk and tibal dances, classical dances, performing art form, exhibition and presentation of art and craft and cultural presentations from abroad also are a big draw.

Khajuraho Dance Festival - The famous temples of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh are famous for its archaeological excellence. The temples were built during the Chandela Dynasty between 250 and 1050 AD.

Tansen Sangeet Samaroh - This cultural festival is dedicated to the pillar of Indian classical music, the great Tansen. The place where this great musician lies buries, Tansen Tomb, in Gwalior is the venue of a music festival held annually in November - December.

Madhya Pradesh Fairs / Festivals Calendar 2014

Month

Date

Festival

Place

February 20 - 26 Khajuraho Dance Festival Madhya Pradesh
May 9 Chaitra Fair Madhya Pradesh
September 14 Tejaji Fair Madhya Pradesh
November/December - Tansen Music Festival Gwalior
February - Shivratri Mela Pachmarhi
September/October - Navratri Festival Ujjain
November - Chethiyagiri Vihara Festival Sanchi
February - Madai Madhya Pradesh
November - Nimar Utsav Madhya Pradesh
September - Dhrupad Samaroh Bhopal
 
   

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Cities in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal || Gwalior || Indore || Jabalpur || Khajuraho || Mandu || Orchha || Sanchi || Ujjain

Distances from Cities in Madhya Pradesh
Bandhavgarh || Bhopal || Gwalior || Hissar || Indore || Jabalpur || Kanha || Khajuraho || Shivpuri || Ujjain

Fair and Festivals of Madhya Pradesh
Madai Festival || Bhagoriya Festival || Karma Festival || Nagaji Fair || Mahashivratri || Khajuraho Dance Festival || Tansen Music Festival

Tourist Attractions in Madhya Pradesh
Eastern Group of Temples || Western Group of Temples

Wildlife Sanctuaries of Madhya Pradesh
Bandhavgarh National Park || Kanha National Park


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