Festivals of India Festivals of India
Celebrated In : Mamallapuram/Mahabalipuram, Tamilnadu
Falls on : December 25 to Feb. 1st week.
Celebrated on : All Saturdays and Government Holidays
The internationally acclaimed and globally renowned "Mamallapuram Dance Festival" is organised by the Department of Tourism, Government of Tamil Nadu every year in Mamallapuram - the renowned and ancient 7th century centre for Pallava culture and arts.
The Dance festival starts on the 25th of December every year and is conducted on all Saturdays and Government holidays, upto February first week. Dancers and musicians of repute from India and abroad thrill the crowds every year. Folk dances of India are an added attraction. Dance Festival Mamallapuram
An Ancient Open Arena
Sit before an open-air 'stage' created 13 centuries ago, the incredible monolithic rock sculptures of the Pallavas, next to the sea in this ancient city of Mamallapuram. Lovers of dance will be treated to a very unique and unforgettably aesthetic event: Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and Odissi, presented by the very best exponents of the art besides folk dances