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World famous Khajuraho Dance Festival begins today in Madhya Pradesh

In Madhya Pradesh, the seven-day 47th Khajuraho Dance Festival is being organized from the 20th to the 26th of February, 2021 at the world-famous tourist destination Khajuraho. The Minister of Culture and Tourism of Madhya Pradesh Ms Usha Thakur will inaugurate the globally acclaimed ‘Khajuraho Dance Festival.
 
Significantly, this ceremony will be held once again in the temple complex after a gap of 44 years. This will give the audience a chance to watch the performance amid the aura of the temple.
 
The Khajuraho dance ceremony will start at 7 pm daily. Admission to this will be free. The event will begin with Bharatanatyam by Geeta Chandran and her troupe and Kathak by Deepak Maharaj.
 
Principal Secretary Culture and Tourism Mr Sheo Shekhar Shukla informed that art lovers will be able to take part in adventure activities also. He informed that the department has made all the necessary arrangements for social distancing as per COVID protocol.

 

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