Konark Dance Festival

19 Feb

Konark Dance and Music Festival held annually in the ambience of the sun temple in konark, odisha. Konark Dance Festival was started in the year 1986 at konark Natya Mandap by Padmashree Guru Gangadhar Pradhan. The walls of Dancing hall are coated with fine creative styles of the traditional times. Different music instruments and musicians playing drums, cymbals adorn the sculptures in Odissi dance poses. The main motive behind this festival is to bring together several artists into its cultural family and creating an international cultural togetherness and society.
konark dance fesival

As a spectator you will enjoy Odissi, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Mohiniattam and various other classical dance and music performances by the experienced artists from all over the country and even the stage is set for the new comers to show there talent and make there presence count in this international cultural event stage of Natyashala in sun temple Konark.

konark dance festival 2013

Crafts mela along with the wide range of moth watering cuisines and a variety of handicrafts are the other main attractions of Konark dance festival thus making it an ideal vennue for a family get along on a vacation or a joyous experience to the tourists.

konark dance festival oddisi

The festival starts on 19 feb and ends on 23 feb 2013.


Posted by on February 19, 2013 in Events In India


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4 responses to “Konark Dance Festival

  1. baaxess

    March 23, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    I managed to go for atleast one of the days as I was in Puri for a few days. Some of the dances were spectacular.

    • EaseYourTravel

      March 23, 2013 at 7:10 pm

      Odissi, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Mohiniattam and various other classical dance you would have enjoyed 🙂

  2. bina

    September 3, 2013 at 10:26 am

    hi, I would like to know when is next konark annual dance festival? and how to purchase tickets for that?

    • EaseYourTravel

      September 5, 2013 at 6:13 pm

      Hi , Bina thanks for stopping by and 29th Konark dance festival next year will be from February 19 at 6:30am until February 23 at 9:30am and if you wish to book yourself a ticket to Konark Dance Festival let us know 🙂


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