- Officials from Vietnam, Lao PDR, Finland, Brunei and Malaysia will be participating in the week long mega event
- The first flight from Delhi to Khajuraho also started operating
- Kolkata: The 48th Khajuraho Dance Festival 2022 started from Sunday, 20th Feb. Renowned artists from across the country will showcase their arts in the week long mega event, which will end on 26th Feb. A grand stage has been setup near the famous Khajuraho temple site. Ambassador from Vietnam , Lao PDR, Finland, Brunei and Malaysia will also grace the event along with their spouse. For the convenience of tourists to reach Khajurao, SpiceJet on Friday has started flights from Delhi to Khajuraho. Om Prakash Sakhlecha, Hon. Minister MSME along with delegates inaugurated the operation with lighting of lamp. According to officials, H.E Mr. Pham Sanh Chau, Ambassador of Vietnam, H.E. Bounneme Chouanghom, Ambassador of Lao PDR, H.E. Mr. Ritva Koukku-Ronde, Ambassador of Finland, H.E. Dato Alaihuddin Mohd Taha, High Commissioner of Brunei and H.E. Hamid Abdul Hidayat, High Commissioner of Malaysia will be arriving for the event. Dance festival will be inaugurated by Madhya Pradesh Governor Mangubhai C. Patel. Trained artist will be performing with the temple as the backdrop presents the extract of glorious history and culture.
Week long events
Apart from showcasing the cultural dance forms, the festival will also have many other events. Which includes, Alankaran, Art-Mart, Nepathya, Hunar Chalchitra, heritage run, water rafting and Bundeli Cuisine along with Chal Chitra.
Chance to witness village live
In the seven day music fest tourists will get an opportunity to live village life. Tourists can book Homestay for rural experiences. Village tour to Madla will allow them to explore real india. They can participate in different activities as village walks, pottery, handicrafts making etc. To make the trip memorable, pay a visit to Panna National Park, Pandav waterfall, Raneh waterfall. Indulge in adventure activities as Night Safari and boating at ken river.