Konark Dance Festival

December

Konark, Odisha

The Konark Dance Festival is held annually in December in the renowned world heritage site and magnificent temple of the Sun God in Konark. Get mesmerised as a host of premiere classical dancers descend upon an open-air auditorium with the breathtaking Sun Temple as a backdrop and perform a splendid cultural extravaganza. With perfect traditional music reverberating in the air, the vibrantly outfitted dances take the stage and introduce the nuances of Indian classical dance to the eager crowd.


The Konark Dance Festival is held annually in December in the renowned world heritage site and magnificent temple of the Sun God in Konark. Get mesmerised as a host of premiere classical dancers descend upon an open-air auditorium with the breathtaking Sun Temple as a backdrop and perform a splendid cultural extravaganza. With perfect traditional music reverberating in the air, the vibrantly outfitted dances take the stage and introduce the nuances of Indian classical dance to the eager crowd.

Watch the dancers recreate the mudras and expressions of the exquisite Odissi dance carvings on the walls of this ancient shrine. Cymbals, drums and other traditional instruments enhance the festivities.

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