Gwalior Festivals



Gwalior Festivals manifest the cultural tradition of the district. The Tansen festival of Gwalior is one of the prime examples of the rich cultural dynamism of the place. The local inhabitants of Gwalior boasts of an age-old heritage of festivals. In fact this district of Madhya Pradesh celebrate some or other festival all through the year.

Having a tradition various types of festivals Gwalior today has become a pulsating platform of cultural ecstasy. The Tansen festival of Gwalior is celebrated by the music enthusiasts of the place in the November month of every year. Tansen first propounded the Gwalior gharana of classical music. In order to continue the tradition of enriching classical music the eminent singers from various parts of the country gather in Gwalior to participate in the Tansen festivals.

There are many other cultural and religious festivals that are followed in the district of Gwalior with much fanfare and enthusiasm. As a part of the Gwalior culture all the festivals have significant connotations. While some depict the religious beliefs of Gwalior some other expresses the festive spirit of the place.

The people of Gwalior take part in the different festivals with equal vigor and interest. Although there are many communities living in the district of Gwalior yet all of these engross in a common cultural aura created by the festivals of the place.

It can be said that the festivals of Gwalior not only widens the cultural domain of the district but also form an attractive base where people from all parts of the country can come and enjoy the celebratory mood of the occasion.

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Last Updated on 16th Oct 2012

     


     

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