Madhya Pradesh Fairs and Festivals

The cultural diversity of India has paved the way for the celebration of numerous fairs and festivals in all its states. Madhya Pradesh is not an exception.Madhya Pradesh fairs and festivals are widely popular because they display the real cultural values of Indians residing in its rural areas.

Madhya Pradesh fairs and festivals are not restricted to any particular community. The fairs and festivals of Madhya Pradesh are celebrated by all the communities. But the fairs and festivals of Madhya Pradesh that attract thousands of people are the tribal fairs and festivals whereby you get the opportunity of witnessing the tribal rituals and tradition of India.

During the Madhya Pradesh fairs and festivals, you also get to see the traditional costumes, dance, music, food and arts and crafts of the local tribes. Apart from Holi, Diwali, there are many such fairs and festivals that are exclusively the fairs and festivals of Madhya Pradesh. Such Madhya Pradesh fairs and festivals include Bhagoria Haat at Jhabua, Khajuraho festival of dance, Tansen music festival of Gwalior, Madai festival, Dussehra, Karma and fair of Nagaji.

Madhya Pradesh fairs and festivals are the mirror that reflect the cultural face of India to the rest of the world. You will not get to see so many tribes together making fun with the common urban from the city anywhere else in India.The fairs and festivals of Madhya Pradesh offer various items for sale which are made by the local tribes there. You get them there at very reasonable prices.

The Madai festival is mainly celebrated by the Gond tribe who travel long distances to reach this place to meet their friends and relatives and buy their whole year's supply of things such as salt, spices and cooking oil, etc. When the Gond tribe reaches these villages, they all get into the festivity mood and hence the Madai festivalis celebrated. In most of the villages, the arrangements for Madai festival are done beforehand.

The star attraction of Madai festival at Madhya Pradesh is a village named Narayanpur which lies in the district of Bastar. The day on which Madai festival is celebrated is of great spiritual significance and this is why people perform various religious rituals. Many people gather under the shade of a sacred tree to sacrifice a goat and offer it to the Mother Goddess. All this is accompanied by loud chanting of hymns and religious rhymes, drum beating and ringing of bells.At Madai festival of Madhya Pradesh, you will get to witness the tribal lifestyle, culture and customs. Moreover, you can also check out their traditional clothes, music, dance and arts and crafts, food, etc.

ve nights, the air of Gwalior carries the fragrance of the Tansen music festival to every corner of the town and intoxicates everyone with its soft and sweet music. Classical music has its own charm. People who have knowledge about it say that this kind of music do not require words rather they speak through their tunes, one needs to understand every tune and note.

If you appreciate classical music, then you must visit the Tansen music festival at Madhya Pradesh. Believe it, at the end of the festival you would be left craving for more. The Tansen music festival in Madhya Pradesh is held every year in the freezing months of November and December.