The Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad Festival is organized by Aurangabad Festival Committee under the chairmanship of the Divisional Commissioner Aurangabad in association with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC).
It is an enlightening potpourri of India’s unsurpassed classical and folk- dances, instrumental, vocals, milajula mushaira, etc. all to be presented by the virtuoso Indian musicians and dancers during evening time from 7-11pm. Hence emerges as an ultimate medium to attract observers from various parts of the world.
Once you are here, you can easily get an insight of India’s age-old culture exhibited in the outstanding environs of the world-heritage listed cave temple of Ellora, situated approximately 30 km from Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Besides, you can also spend a day amidst 34 caves made out of the sloping side of the Chamadri hills and epitomize Buddhists, Jain and Hindu faiths.
For the festival goers, it is no less than carnival where stunning activities are also showcased under one roof. These primarily encompass various competitive events like Rangoli, Mehendi, Cookery, Bhajan singing, and so on and therefore contributes to the most in exploring the unseen talent of the country.
Plus, admire the regional artisans' work like Paithani Himroo, Bidri and Paperwork displayed in Kalagram that also adds to the utmost fun and mirth observed in the whole ambiance during this time.
So, come here this November if you are very much artistically inclined to undergo the impressiveness of the structures like Daulatabad, Panchakki (A watermill), Bibi-ka-Maqbara, Shird, symbolizing centuries of history and culture. Hence feel culturally blessed.
The Ellora Ajanta Aurangabad Festival is a magnificent music and dance presentation that covers the city’s much discussed 17th-century architectural wonder, the Soneri Mahal, at Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University campus in Aurangabad. It is a heavenly spectacle for your eyes, where cream of talented artists from India are invited, and also aims to expose long-standing and revealing sites to the world.