Diversity has its own benefits and that’s what India is all about for tourists as well as locals. One of the best places to visit in India is Maharashtra. Situated in the western part of India, it is the hub of events and festivals that describes its native heritage of culture and ethics. One of the popular festivals is the Elephanta festival that will be a 2-Day celebration, 27-28 January 2019 in the Elephanta Cave.
The festival is an opportunity for Indian artists to showcase the native culture, art, and music. It is also a great way to preserve the heritage and history of Maharashtra. Let’s get a thorough insight into the Elephanta Festival:
Leveraging the Indian Tourism. The celebration of the Elephanta Festival started in 1989. The annual celebration is held in the Elephanta Cave in Mumbai Harbour. The cave can be found with the idol of Lord Shiva (colloquially called Maheshmurti) which is the main attraction and kit up at the night.
During the festival, the huge cave is aesthetically decorated with classical designs with multiple hues and lightings. The mesmerizing spectacle of the event is absolutely a thing to attract not only locals but also national and international tourists.
The main thing about the festival is that it is crowded with a hub of famous artists of India comprising their different art regions such as dance, music, and drama. Right from the classical dancers to plays to instrumental concerts, one will definitely get a glance at rich Indian culture and festivities.
Such expansion of cultural and classical attributes of India is definitely an aiding effort to promote Indian Tourism.
Apart from the dance and music, the festival takes its place with other activities to draw the attention of the audience. Activities like The Treasure Hunt, Sculpture Contests, and Painting competition will keep one stick to the festival to explore more.
So, what’s your plan for this January?
If you are planning to give your month of January a blissful wrap-up, then attending the Elephanta festival will be a great experience. Also, there are other places in Maharashtra that are the best places to visit in India.