In Pictures: Khajuraho Dance Festival 2021

In Pictures: Khajuraho Dance Festival 2021
Maitreyee Pahari and Group perform Kathak at the 47th Khajuraho Dance Festival , Photo Credit: Karan Kaushik

We attended the internationally acclaimed festival and were spellbound. Here are a few glimpses of the mesmerising performances

Karan Kaushik
March 02 , 2021
02 Min Read

The recently concluded 47th Khajuraho Dance Festival was a cultural extravaganza like none other. It was for the first time in 44 years that the festival was held on the World Heritage temple group premises. We were fortunate to witness some of the performances during the grand celebration of India's glorious folk culture and traditions. 

Here are a few glimpses. 

Kuchipudi dancer Avijit Das

Satyanarayana Raju enthralled the audience with his Bharatnatyam

Kuchipudi dancer Avijit Das performs during the festival

Satyanarayana Raju during his Bharatnatyam performance

Kuchipudi dancer Avijit Das

Padmashree Bharati Shivaji performing Mohiniyattam

A dancer from Bharti Shivaji and group

Ayana Mukherjee and Prashant Kalia mesmerised the audience with their Kuchipudi and Chhau duet

Bharti Shivaji and Group during their Mohiniyattam performance

Bharti Shivaji and Group perform Mohiniyattam at the festival

Mohiniyattam literally translates into the dance of 'Mohini' or celestial enchantress from Hindu mythology

A dancer expresses one of the nava rasas during her performance

Maitreyee Pahari and Group performing Kathak


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