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Dance Festival

Dance Festival (Modhera)

Dance Festival, Dance Festival fairs festivals, Dance Festival travel, Dance Festival of GujaratLocation : Modhera, Gujarat.
Venue : Sun Temple.
Held In : January.
Duration : 3 Days.

The Sun Temple is the site of an annual festival of Indian classical dances organized by the Tourism business of Gujarat. The festival is held every year in January for three days. The idea is to present classical dance forms in an atmosphere they were originally presented in.

Resting on a knoll in the village of Modhera, the ruins of the 11th century Sun Temple are an impressive sight. The outer walls of the temple are covered with sculptures in which the figures of Lord Surya, the sun god are prominent.

The Sun Temple at Modhera is positioned in such a manner that the sun's first rays illuminate the deity in the innermost sanctum through the main entrance. The incredibly beautiful Sun Temple acts as the backdrop during the romantic fete of classical dance.

 

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