Indore is Madhya Pradesh’s largest city which offers a spectacle of grand palaces of the bygone royal era co-existing with commercial centres of prominence. Apart from being considered as the state's commercial capital, Indore is also known for its abundance of opportunities. This Sunday if you’re planning your day’s itinerary, do consider visiting the Malwa Festival which is hosted every year in Indore and this carnival welcomes all.
Celebrated with intense enthusiasm and merry, Malwa Utsav is one of the biggest events of Madhya Pradesh and it witness substantial turn-outs every season. The festival restores and redefines the culture and the traditions of India through its various classical dance performances and traditional music. The audience witnesses performers and entertainers from different parts of the country gracing the stage for a intense five-day jamboree of art, music, dance, drama and so on.
This festival will be organised at Lalbagh Palace in Indore and honestly, this festival is a storehouse of the culture, spirit and the essence of the state. Locals and tourists frolic around to embrace the spirited ambiance in its full glory and a mélange of divergent offerings configures the prime highlights of this fete.
Malwa Festival is also perceived as an exhibit opportunity amidst merchants and traders because of the sprawling display of art and craft workshops which are frequented by the Indoreans.
Sources stated that this year more than 400 artists from 19 states will be taking part in the festival and there are certain elements which have been newly incorporated. This time, the festival is being held under the shadow of plastic ban imposed in Madhya Pradesh from the 1st May and also there’ll be cashless transactions for the small shopkeepers.
The festival glitters with the shimmer and grace of classical dancers, musicians, singers, and folk artists who present us with the best of their talents. Malwa Utsav is also a platform where artists and traders are greeted with utter amiability and deference from the dwellers.
Malwa Utsav also hosts the best array of craftsmanship of artisans at the stalls which displays handicraft items and they have something for everyone’s palates too, from diverse regions. From great cultural entertainment to a great shopping experience and lip smacking food, there’s a lot to explore here.
Where: Lalbagh Palace, Indore
When: 9th-16th June 2019