Organized by the Department of Tourism, Government of India, Taj Mahotsav that started in 1992 is dedicated to the promotion of our country's rich art and craft, culture, cuisine, dance and music and acknowledges the brilliance of their craft.
Where: Near Taj Mahal, Agra
When: 18th February – 27th February
Highlights: Chikan work of Lucknow, handmade carpets of Badohi, woodcarvings of Saharanpur, blue pottery of Khurja, silk of Varanasi, pottery from Khurja, shawls and carpets from Kashmir/Gujarat, hand printing from Farrukhabad, brass and other metal ware of Moradabad, wood/stone carvings from Tamil Nadu, bamboo/cane work from North East India, kantha stitch from West Bengal, and paper & mash work from South India. The Food Festival is one of the major attractions of the Taj Mahal Mahotsav where one finds the cuisine platter from all over India.
18. Chapchar Kut Festival