The Khajuraho Dance Festival is the week long Festival that is organized every year in the month of February or March. It is the cultural heritage of the region. The dance Festival is celebrated in the open air auditorium in the Vishwanatha temple which is located in front of the Chitragupta temple. These temples are beautifully decorated during the Festival. Most of the popular Dance forms are performed like Kathakali, Odissi, Manipuri, Bharatnatyam, Kathak and Kuchipudi. Most of the popular personalities participates in this cultural extravaganza of Dance festival.
The other attractions of the Kahjuraho Dance Festival is the open market, exquisite crafts and local articles are on display. The Dance Festival is the celebration of Indian classical dancing in the spectacular Temple of Khajuraho, central India. The most talented Dancers performs in this festival and it is organized by the Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation that encourages the young dancers to perform in front of the Dance lovers of the world.
The Dance Festival will be performed in the open air auditorium in front of the Chitragupta temple which is dedicated to the Lord Surya (Sun god) and Vishwanatha temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva. The open market in Khajuraho displays the crafts to the travelers from all over the world who comes to visit the Khajuraho Temple and Dance Festival. The Music and Dance Festival Kahjuraho celebrates the glory of the temple and the celebrations of the Indian arts- Dance and Music from region to region and generation to generations. The Khajuraho Dance Festival showcases the best classical dances by the best performers of the country. During this Dance Festival the seminars and workshops are also organized to present the art to the number of tourists who comes to Visit Khajuraho India for the Music and Dance Festival. The seven day Dance Festival there is an open market where a visitor can find the local made products of Khajuraho. The Festival is not only popular in the country but also outside the country.