The Taj Mahotsav is back! A celebration of Indian history, culture, and art, this beautiful festival will last for ten days so you have plenty of time to explore, visit, and revisit all your favourite exhibits. This lively and cultural event is filled with fun and entertainment. So if you want to educate yourself by having fun and want to inculcate some culture, you should definitely take a day or two out of your busy schedule and visit this colourful festival.
Taj Mahotsav Starts On Feb 18
The Taj Mahotsav is an annual festival that happens every year in Shilpgram, Agra. This festival goes on for ten days and showcases Mughal art forms, culture and customs. It also shows the contributions that Mughal rulers have made to these fields and how Indian culture in general is influenced by their influence. The festival starts on 18th February and will continue till 27th February.
It also exhibits 18th and 19th-century Nawabi-era artefacts and crafts. The festival started way back in 1992 and since then, it happens every year. More than 400 craftsmen showcase their talent at this festival. This means that you’ll get to witness and own unique and one-of-a-kind pieces that are intricately made by hand. There will also be a number of musicians at this festival who will play soulful folk tunes that you can’t not sway to.
Things To Do At The Festival
There are many activities that you can do at this festival. You can roam through the exhibition and learn about the rich culture and art that the Mughals contributed throughout their rule. If you’re a music enthusiast and love exploring folksy and desi tunes, you can watch popular folk artists perform at this venerated festival. Your Spotify playlist will definitely expand after this event.
If you’re visiting there with kids, there are a number of rides that your little ones can hop on and have a merry time on their own. Such a huge festival, you’re bound to get hungry after all the exploring and fun. A wide variety of Indian cuisines featuring foods from several Indian states. The festival has something for everyone, so head down there and enjoy!
What are you most looking forward to seeing at this festival?
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