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Dance Festival at Khajuraho, MP - Nikon D800

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Dance Festival at Khajuraho, MP - Nikon D800
Apr 13, 2014

Khajuraho Festival of Dances Day 1 - shot on Nikon D800 on 70-200 mm f/2.8 and also Nikon 24-120 mm.

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Khajuraho Festival of Dances is celebrated at a time when the hardness of winter begins to fade and the king of all seasons, spring, takes over. The most colorful and brilliant classical dance forms of india with their roots in the ling and rich cultural traditions across the country, offer a feast for the eyes during a weeklong extravaganza. The renowned temples of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh are popular for their architectural wonders. These temples become illuminated with floodlights at the time of the Khajuraho Dance Festival and are popular culture tourism sites in India. The dance festival is marked by the several performances by renowned artists of India who have made a mark for themselves in the art of dancing. This festival also presents itself with a platform for young and talented new artists as well.This cultural event rightly showcases the opulence of the different classical dance forms of the country like Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathakali and Manipuri. The dance festival has earned a global recognition for itself from different renowned dance schools across the world. Many overseas tourists also visit the country during this event to watch a culturally extravagant program of classical dances. Khajuraho is located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and roughly 620 kilometers (385 miles) southeast of New Delhi, the temples of Khajuraho are famous for their so-called "erotic sculptures". Khajuraho was the cultural capital of the Chandela Rajputs, a Hindu dynasty that ruled from the 10th to 12th centuries.

Rest of the images from Day 1 can be seen at: Khajuraho-Dance-Festival-Day1

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