Street entertainers and performers from Gujarat at Taj Mahotsav. Throughout the Taj Mahotsav one experiences a profusion of folk & classical music & dances of various regions, especially the Brij Bhumi, performed the way they used to be centuries ago. Besides the folk, the Mahotsav also exhibit the performance from the world renowned artistes from classical, semi-classical and popular art forms.
Taj Mahotsav (Hindi: ताज महोत्सव, Urdu: تاج مہوتسو, translation: Taj Jubilee) is an annual 10 day festival that takes place from 18th to 27th February. The event is held at Shilpgram in Agra, India. This carnival is a vibrant platform that brings together India's finest craft and culture at one single place. It is a festive introduction to India as a whole and Uttar Pradesh in particular, where the extensive range of art, craft, culture and cuisine are on display. Every year in February, tourists flock to Agra for this mega event, just a stone throw from the majestic Taj Mahal. This festival invokes the memories of old Mughal era and nawabi style prevalent in Uttar Pradesh in 18th and 19th centuries.
Taj Mahotsav Ek Utsav Pyar Ka, Celebrating Immortal Love, 18-27 February, 2010. A festival of art, craft, culture and cusuine. North, Uttar Pradesh (UP), North India.