Famous Konark Festival Of Odisha

Konark Festival is a very popular festival celebrated in Korark, Odisha, India. Konark is very much popular in all over the world for its Sun Temple. This is a very beautiful temple made in 13th century.

Konark Festival is a very important festival; it was organized for the first time in the year 1989 in the Open Air Auditorium at Konark constructed with the financial assistance of Government of India. Every year the festival is being organized for a period of 5 days i.e. from 1st December to 5th December. Conceived as a festival of Classical Dances of India, the main motive or objective behind the Konark Festival is to promote Konark as well as Odisha as place of tourist destination and increasing the number of tourist at this place.

Attractions of Konark Festival

The main attraction of Konark Festival is magical parade of India’s classical and traditional dance forms. Significant dancers and their troupe provide excitement and pleaser to visitors in the wintry evening of early December with dramatic choreographies. The visitors enjoy a lot the traditional dance of Odisha.

Except, the dance performances the visitors are can see an Artist Camp to an exhibition of Odishan temple sculptures which are often described as poetry transcribed on stone, along with Sand Art exhibition is also another attraction for tourists in Konark Festival.

Odisha Tours are offered by many tour and travel agencies, but most of the agencies prefer to include Konark Festival in their Tour Packages. Tourist also very much like to visit this festival, so every year they come again and again to this festival and day by day the popularity and number of visitors on Konark Festival increasing.