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Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad Festival - Maharashtra Tourism --- The Offical website of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation, Govt. of India
Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad Festival
Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad

Background : The Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad Festival witnessed some of the greatest performances from the best-known exponents of Indian music & dance. It was a magnificent evening which kept every one enthralled by its rhythmic harmony. Previously held at the enchanting Ellora caves the festival has now shifted its venue to the magnificent Soneri Mahal. Built in the 17th century, this Mahal was built by Pahadsing a Orchha chieftainis and is an architectural marvel of Aurangabad

Organized by : The Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad festival is organized by Aurangabad Festival Committee under the chairmanship of the Divisional Commissioner Aurangabad in association with MTDC.
Objective : The Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad Festival aimed to put the historical and pictorial sites in and around Aurangabad in the spotlight, some of them being Ellora, Daulatabad, Bibi-ka-Maqbara, Panchakki (A watermill), Lonar, Ajanta and Shirdi.
Highlights : The highlight of the event was the 300 stalls in Kalagram which displayed the art and craft of the artisans and craftsmen of the region. Rangoli, mehandi painting, cookery, essay, bhajan and numerous competitions and sports events had set the mood for the festival.

The entertainment that was initiated by Aurangabad Festival Committee in association with MTDC was a mix of classical and folk dancing, instrumental, vocals and milajula mushaira; this was worth a look for its illustrious performances.

For further information contact:
Chairman Sub Committee & District Magistrate
Office of the Collecter, Aurangabad.
Ph.: 0240 - 2331200
MTDC Office, Holiday Resort, Station Road
Auranngabad - 431005.
Ph: 91 240 2331198/2343169
MTDC Information Counter,
Opp.LIC Building, Madame Cama road, Mumbai-400020
Ph: 91 22 22026713/7762/7784
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