Garden Tourism Festival


The Garden Festival is a special festival organized by Delhi Tourism to celebrate the greenery of Delhi. A unique festival spanning over Three Days in last days of February, the Garden Tourism Festival is a horticulturist's delight.

With the start of the Garden Tourism Festival, Delhi sees an onslaught of fresh, exotic and colorful flowers in full bloom. A hub of gardening enthusiasts, Talkatora Stadium, where the Garden Festival is held is totally transformed into a riot of blooming flowers and is time for fun and enjoyment.

The Garden Tourism Festival is a visual delight for nature lovers as they get the chance of being in the midst of fresh, beautiful smelling flowers. The spectacular flower show is a sheer pleasure to watch both young and old making the most of the occasion. The Garden Festival is perfectly complimented by cultural programs and entertainment performances organized by Delhi Tourism. Also there are various competitions held throughout the three-day festival to engage the attention of the visitors such as on-the-spot competition for children, Ikebana- Japanese flower arrangement styles, exhibitions of rare plants, puppet/magic stones. Besides flowers, one can also shop for exquisite handicrafts from the pavilions set up the assorted craftsmen belonging to the different parts of India.

The other festivals except Garden Tourism Festival which are celebrated in Delhi are:




The Qutub Festival of Classical Music and Dance is a three-day festival held in the premises of the Qutub Minar. The Qutub Minar was built by Qutub - ud - din - Aibak back in the 12th century 230 feet high, the Qutub Minar is an ancient architectural wonder that has stood the ravages of time to remain one of the top tourist attractions of Delhi. The Minar has the distinction of being the tallest free - standing stone tower in the world.

The Qutub Festival of Classical Music and Dance is generally held in the month of November andDecember to commemorate the historical importance of Qutub Minar. Organized in association with Delhi Tourism, the Qutub Cultural Festival showcases the rich grandeur of India and its cultural accomplishments in the various forms of dance and music. This way, the Qutub Music and Dance Festival serves a two - way purpose: by attempting to bring the grand heritage monument in limelight and by providing a platform for preservation of classical Indian art and tradition.

During the festival, people throng to Qutub Minar to see the cultural performance by the famous popular Indian artists who put up a musical extravaganza par excellence. Back dropped against the giant floodlit Qutub Minar, the shows are hauntingly beautiful. The Qutub Festival of Classical Music and Dance brings to whole place alive with the echoes of soulful melodies and rhythm of the ghungroos. Visitors to this exotic dance festival can expect to see classical dance performance such as Kuchipudi, Odissi, Manipuri, Bharatnatyam and other classical dance performances by reputed artists, listen to beautiful renditions of ghazals and qawwalis and be mesmerized by Sarangi and sitar recitals. Some of the famous artists that have graced the Qutub Festival in Delhi are Sonal Mansingh, Ustaad Ahmad Hussain, Guru R.K. Singhajit Singh, and Aruna Narayan Kalehave, Bhajan Sopori and many more.

The festival attracts hordes of visitors, amongst which a sizeable portion are foreigners eager to glimpse the rich cultural heritage of India. As your eyes feast on the cultural extravaganza of music and dance, treat your palate to culinary delights that are available at the stalls put up by different states.

The various other festivals celebrated in Delhi are:



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