Khajuraho Dance Festival is organized every year in the last week of of February month. It is one of the prime tourist attraction among visitors. Tourists from many countries visit Khajuraho, especially to watch Khajuraho dance festival in February month. This year also, tourists have already booked their tours to witness this famous dance festival show of year 2017. The best classical dancers from all across India give their performances in the open air corridors of the Khajuraho group of temples. Here you can enjoy the popular dances of India such as Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Manipuri and many more. The Tourism board of Madhya Pradesh is organising and promoting the Indian Heritage Khajuraho as well as the dances of India , and provides platform to the young dancers to show their talent infront of the visitors from all around the globe. It is important cultural event that fascinates aficionados of traditional asian performing art. The dance festival is being orgainised infront of chitragupt and vishwanath temples, located in the western group of temple complex.
Dancers from abroad give their performance during this week long dance festival. The Khajuraho dance festival is internationally recognized by International dancers and acedemies. A large number of visitors come to see the popular dances of India in this festival. Khajuraho dance festival in Madhya Pradesh celebrates the beauty of human emotions and religious philosphy of hindu religon.
Along with this dance festival, art & craft work is also displayed by the local villages. The western group of temples act as the equisite backdrop for the khajuraho dance festival performers.