Fascinating carnival of Taj Mahotsav is an annual cultural celebration organized by the UP tourism near the eastern gate of Taj Mahal in Agra known as Shilpgram. This cultural jubilation is a theme-based festival organized to promote the cultural aspect of India. Jashn-e-Virasat is the theme of Taj Mahotsav 2011, which means celebrating the heritage of India.
The rejoicings of Mahotsav are all about arts & crafts, culture, cuisines and fun fair, which define the true soul of India. The 10 days mega fest celebrated every year from 18 February to 27 February is a reminiscent of Mughal and Nawabi panache. This cultural event gives a rare opportunity to witness cultural affluence of Mughal era.
Arts & Crafts: – Taj Mahotsav gives 400 artisans a platform to show their expertise and skills, which also results in a great exposure for them. This legendary festival, which started in the year 1992, displays the aesthetic work of arts, crafts, and sculptures by artists from across the nation. The exquisite works that will leave you spell bind are Kantha stitch from west Bengal, shawls & carpets from Kashmir, zardozi work from Agra, and Bamboo work from North East India.
Culture: – The festival is a brilliant platform for visitors to witness the classical music, folk dances, and heart stirring performances by illustrious artists. Artist from every cultural segment perform classical, semi classical, modern and popular forms of performances to make the celebrations an impressive show.
Cuisines: – This festival apart from culture also gives a chance to relish delicious Mughlai, Rajasthani and Indian cuisines. This carnival will be a hub of paradise for all food lovers, as they will find themselves surrounded with variety of cookery to pamper their taste buds.
Fun Fair: – This is the main element that attracts children from all age groups and call for a perfect family amusement core. From children, teenagers to elders everyone will find some frivolous activities for themselves to enjoy.
Taj Mahal Tours an important aspect of India tour will give you an exceptional chance to dig deep in to the classic charm of erstwhile era amidst an effervescent Taj Mahotsav. These vacations enjoy Mughal lifestyle, culture, and food with friends and family.