Elephanta Festival

February

Mumbai, Maharashtra

The twin-day celebration of ancient rock-cut art, traditional dance forms, authentic Indian food and breathtaking sculptures set on an island off the shore of Mumbai attracts enthusiasts since 1989. Usually held in February on the historic Elephanta Island, the Elephanta festival was initially organised to enlighten the younger generation about India’s rich heritage and help preserve it.


The twin-day celebration of ancient rock-cut art, traditional dance forms, authentic Indian food and breathtaking sculptures set on an island off the shore of Mumbai attracts enthusiasts since 1989. Usually held in February on the historic Elephanta Island, the Elephanta festival was initially organised to enlighten the younger generation about India’s rich heritage and help preserve it.

Take a breathtaking boat ride from the Gateway of India and watch folk dancers and musicians give enthralling performances under a starry sky amidst a rock-cut canvas. All the while enjoy scrumptious food. A celebration like no other, the Elephanta festival is a complete fusion of dance and culture.

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