The Taj Mahotsav is celebrated every year since 1992 at Shilpgram near the Eastern gate of the Taj Mahal. The 10 days long carnival showcases India’s rich art, craft, cultures, cuisine, dance and music. There will be an Arts and Craft Mela where 400 artisans from different parts of the country will display their exquisite works of art like the wood/stone carvings from Tamil Nadu, bamboo/cane work from northeast India, Paper mash work from South India and Kashmir, the marble and zardozi work from Agra, etc. Apart from the exquisite craft work, you can enjoy folk and classical music and dances of various regions, especially the Brij Bhumi which is still performed in the same way as it was centuries ago. The festival also has a Fun Fair where children can enjoy various rides and other amusements.

What: Taj Mahotsav 2015
Where: Shilpgram, near the eastern gate of the Taj Mahal, Agra
When: February 18 – 27, 2015
For more info www.tajmahotsav.org



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