Kalidas Festival

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Country and Region IndiaMaharashtra
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Festival Contact Information

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC)
Sanskrutik Bachat Bhavan, Sitabuldi
Nagpur-440 012 India
Phone: +91 0712 2533 325
Fax: +91 0712 2560 680
Email: webmaster@maharashtratourism.gov.in

Festival Description

The Kalidas festival is held in November each year at Ramtek, Nagpur to honor the renowned Sanskrit poet and dramatist Kalidas who came from this region. Kalidas' writings were inspired by the beauty of the area that is featured predominantly in his literary work—whose works include the historical drama, “Shakuntalam”, and the epic poem, “Meghdoot”. The festival program includes music, dance and drama performances that celebrate the heritage of the region.

Festival Dates November 1, 2010
Festival Links

http://www.maharashtratourism.gov.in/

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