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About natyanjali festival
Natyanjali festival refers to a 4-day dance festival organized in the whole city of Kodaikanal in the month of February or March. The dance programs begin on the day of Mahashivaratri when famous dancers from different parts of the country come to Kodaikanal to pay homage to Lord Nataraja, by performing various dance forms. Lord Nataraja, the dancing God and embodiment of Lord Shiva, is worshipped as the supreme God of classical dances. Beginning on the auspicious day of Mahashivaratri, the whole city becomes transformed into an enormous platform of a wide range of dance forms, for four days. If you are a dance enthusiast, you can plan a 4-day visit to Kodaikanal during Shivaratri and enjoy the charm of this wonderful festival.
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Different venue throughout the city.
Famous dancers from different parts of the country perform dances during this festival.
This dance festival is a tribute by the dancers to Lord Nataraja, seeking his blessings.