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Celebration : A festival of Music, Dance and Drama
Held at : Ramtek, Nagpur
In the Honour of : The Great Poet Kalidas
The Kalidas festival is held at Ramtek, Nagpur in the month of November for two days. Ramgiri, or Ramtek as it is popularly known today, is the place that inspired Kalidas and its beauty features predominantly in his literary work.
Kalidas was a great Sanskrit poet and dramatist. His famous works include the historical drama, Shakuntalam, and the epic poem, Meghdoot. The Kalidas Festival brings back memories of the golden period of the Vidarbha region.
Some of the greatest exponents of music, dance and drama perform in the picturesque setting of Ramtek, celebrating its glorious heritage.