Festivals in India are celebrated with lots of enthusiasm. They are probably the best way to bond with people and to enjoy the aura of festivity together. While there is no doubt that India is a melting pot of cultures and traditions, we cannot deny that the festivals in India are celebrated vividly on another level. There are festivals like Holi, Diwali, Eid etc that bring people closer, there are others that give you a peek into India’s rich cultural heritage and introduce you with its finest crafts, arts, cuisines, music, dance etc. Just like that, Taj Mahotsava is a festival that attracts tourists from across the world and makes them visit the eternally romantic city of Agra time and again.
So folks! Prepare yourself for the most happening event of the year i.e. Taj Mahotsava, where fun never ends and memories come alive. Don’t waste time in scavenging for the best places to visit in February as Taj Mahotsava 2020 is where you should be heading right now!
What is Taj Mahotsava?
Taj Mahotsava is an annual event organized for 10 days at Shilpgram near the eastern ghat of the famous monument of love ‘Taj Mahal’. This year, this magnificent art and craft event is going to be celebrated from 18th February to 27th February. More than 400 artists from every nook and crannies of the country will show up with their exquisite artworks. Apart from an array of art displays, tourists can enjoy folk dance performances, performances by famous bands and trumpet players. You can also taste some of the lip-smacking delicacies from different states under one roof. Taj Mahotsava 2020 is undoubtedly going to be one of the most enthralling arts and crafts fairs in India.
Why Attend Taj Mahotsava?
If you are bored of sitting idle at home during weekends, attending Taj Mahotsava is going to pump energy in your life. To get rid of couchsurfing and to rejuvenate yourself completely, there couldn’t be an option better than enjoying Taj Mahotsava this February. The fair offers plenty of things to do and enjoy, you can dance to the foot-tapping music and dance, gorge upon appetizing food, shop marvelous jewellery, traditional attires, hand-made paintings and exotic furniture. If you get thrilled and excited for camel or elephant ride, then attending Taj Mahotsava is the best thing to do this February.
Art and Crafts in Taj Mahotsava
Taj Mahotsava showcases marvelous pieces of wood/stone carvings from Tamil Nadu, zardozi work of Agra, bamboo work from Northeast India, paper mache work from South India, hand-woven carpets from Bhadohi, Chikankari from Lucknow and more. The series of folk dance and music performed by different regions of the country amplify the festive aura of the Mahotsava. Taj Mahotsava is joined by many notable bands who are known for their unique performance and keep the cheering crowd hooked to them. Another highlight includes fun rides including a merry-go-round, ferris wheel and balloon shooting that makes this fun event suitable for families to attend too.
Taj Mahotsava Tickets and Venue
Here are the details concerning Taj Mahotsava 2020 tickets:
|Adult||INR 50 per person|
|Foreign tourist||No entry fee|
|Children up to 5 years||No entry fee|
|Children between 5 and 10 years of age||INR 10 per person|
|Group of 100 school children||INR 500/-|
Venue: Head to Shilpgram district in Agra to revel in the colorful fair of Taj Mahotsava and witness the flamboyance of Indian artisans through their amazing artistic skills and artworks.