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India is a world in itself. It is too vast and too diverse for any complete description. It is in the midst of a great transformation. It is an extraordinary land and every journey to this land brings to light some new facets, local legends or contemporary development scenes.
No nation has probably accumulated such a vast experience or endured so long as a civilization. As with knowledge, the more one delves, the deeper becomes the mystery and one finds that there is much more to know.
India is famous worldwide for its Living Heritages- Dances. India has been successful to preserve its age-old culture via dances. To celebrate its name and fame in the field of dance and festivals, India Dance Festival is organised which lasts for year. Every year a schedule is set for the dance performances and their venues and the best performers of their fields are selected all over the country to perform on the stage.
Mamallapuram Dance Festival
The vibrant Mamallapuram Dance Festival is the most awaited festival in Tamil Naidu in Souh India. The Mamallapuram Dance Festival one of the Indian Dance Festival, 2009 will start on Dec25 and will last for a month. Oragnised by the Department of Tourism, Government of Tamil Naidu, Mamallapuram has become one one the prime tourist attraction of South India. The Mamallapuram Dance Festival is much more than a mere dance festival. It portrays the culture and Heritages of India in a very unique manner.
The Mamallapuram Dance Festival is held at Arjuna’s Penance in Tamil Naidu, India. The poen air dance performances against the splendid backdrop of Pallava rock sculptures gives an aesthetic touch to the Dance Festival. Another interesting fact about the Mamallapuram Dance Festival is that all the performances are made at an open stage which was erected about 13 centuries ago. The dance performances on the beats of classical music add soul to the sculptures. It seems as if the universe is dancing. The dance performances equally mesmerise the tourists from India and abroad.
The popularity of Mamallapuram Dance Festival has increased the tourist traffic to Tamil Naidu South India during this particular time. Special tour packages are arranged for South India during Mamallapuram Dance Festival in which the tourists can enjoy the fair and festival along with caves, monolithic temples and beaches.