Madhya Pradesh is one such land in India that emits vibrancy from every nook and corner. The heart of India hosts the best cultural and heritage festivals that can’t be seen anywhere else in the world. People of various caste, religions and tribes are currently nestled in Madhya Pradesh.
Lokrang is a cultural festival in which all the dancers put their best foot forwards and matches their steps with the folk music. During the festival, the stage displays the various forms of folk dances, music, and ethnic dances.
Akhil Bhartiya Kalidas Samaroh
Writers, Poets from around the world come together in the march for seven brilliant days of poetry recitation, story reading, and cultural performances. Ujjain is the hometown of many eminent writers and poets like Kalidas, Pandit Surya Narayan Vyas, Balkavi Bairagi, to name a few.
Dance and music should be the middle name of Madhya Pradesh. One week long, Khajuraho dance festival is the manifestation of the true India’s dance forms. All the performances take places in an open air stage, right opposite to Chitragupta and Vishwanatha Temple.
Bhagoria Haat Festival
The carnival is called as the festival of love. Celebrated with great pomp and show by the tribal people of Madhya Pradesh, Bhagoria Haat Festival is one of its kind in which young girls and boys have a right to elope after choosing their life partner.
Ujjain Kumbh Mela
Ujjain is one of those places in India where Kumbh Mela takes place. The festival is organized four times in every twelve years in the four cities of India- Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain or Nasik.
Malwa Utsav is one of the biggest, largest and most spectacular events in Madhya Pradesh. Dance and music performances are the most integral part of the festival. Performers from different parts of the world come to Indore & Ujjain to be part of this spectacular celebration of art, music, dance, drama and culture.
Mainly celebrated in the tribal area of Madhya Pradesh, Fair of Nagaji is celebrated to remember the great saint, Saint Nagaji. He is being paid respect through this fair who lived about 400 years ago during Mughal Emperor Akbar’s reign.
Chethiyagiri Vihara Festival
One can see the massive moment of Buddhist monks and followers during the Chethiyagiri Vihara Festival to Sanchi. People come here to see the relics of the two great disciples of the Buddha, Sariputta, and Mahamogallena.
Tansen Sangeet Samaroh
If the sole purpose of coming to India is just to hear some soulful rhythms of classical and folk music than Tansen Musical Festival is a wonderful platform. The festival is the oldest and one of the best musical festivals in India and is a tribute to legendary musical maestro Tansen.
Pachmarhi Utsav is held every last week of December, feature the best of folk art from Madhya Pradesh and all over India, with demonstration, workshop, and exhibition.