Location of Rajgir Mahotsav
Rajgir Mahotsav is one of the popular dance festivals of India. The place was originally named as 'Rajgriha', and was the capital state of Magadha. The place, which is surrounded by hills, is a popular tourist destination.
Fete at Rajgir Mahotsav
Rajgir Mahotsav is a synonym of the bright dance conventional dance festival that takes place in every winter and now invites the tourists of the world to see Bihar.
Organisation of Rajgir Mahotsav
Rajgir Mahotsav is devoted to music and dance, Rajgir Mahotsav or Dance Festival is held by the Department of Tourism, Bihar in the month of October.
Celebration of Rajgir Mahotsav
Rajgir Mahotsav is celebrated for three days with combination of divine songs, instrumental music, folk dance, ballet etc. All the activities during the festival are performed by the geniuses in their respective areas.
Importance of Rajgir
A multi-coloured festival, Rajgir Mahotsav is held at Rajgir. The place happens to be the antique capital of Magadha kings. Gautama Buddha preached and meditated at this very place. The place is popular for its connection with Shishunaga kings, Bimbisara and Ajatashatru. The teachings and preaching of Buddha were written down at Rajgir, and also at this very place Mahavira is said to have spent fourteen years of his life. So, Rajgir is a significant place for followers of Jainism as well.
Types of Dances in Rajgir Mahotsav
Significant and famous dance festival, the Rajgir Mahotsav showcases glorious fiesta of music and dance. During the festival the places transforms into an absolute blissful and tranquil atmosphere. Such is the power of the dance festival. This festival strikes a chord among all the people who visit the place and tickles the spiritual mind.
Added to that, there are also opera styled music where tourists can also take pleasure. There are various other forms of folk dance, classical dance and ballet that are performed.
Spread of Rajgir Mahotsav
Rajgir Mahotsav comprises various types of performance and recitals by well known dancers and singers from all over the country, India. Renowned people perform on stage during the Rajgir dance festival. People from across India and around the world throng the place to soak in the atmosphere during the dance festival. The Rajgir dance festival actually provides huge opportunity for young and upcoming dancers and singers. The purity and holiness is integral of Rajgir, and visitors coming to the place are completely beatified by the appeal of the place. Some of the well known performers of his festival are Sonal Mansingh, Hema Malini, Sanyukta Panigrahi, Nalini-Kamalini, Swapnasundari, Shovna Narayan, Madhukar Anand, Madhumita Roy, Amita Dutta, Mukund Nayak, Madhavi Mudgal, Leela Samson and Anand Shankar Jayant.
(Last Updated on : 09-12-2015)
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