Qutub Festival is a three day cultural Festival held at Qutub Minar in Delhi. Qutub Minar is an ancient architectural wonder that till date remains one of the most popular, widely appreciated tourist spot of India. Qutub Minar has made India proud as it is the tallest free-standing stone tower in the world.
The Qutub Festival of Dance and Music is organized by the Delhi tourism department every year. In 2010 the date of Qutub Festival is October 22. The Festival encapsulates rich Indian Dance and Music in a highly attractive presentation during the Qutub Festival.
With the backdrop of the magnificent Qutub Minar bathed in the silver glow of the moon, Delhi Qutub Festival offers an awe-inspiring experience.
Qutub Festival as suggested by the name is a perfect reflection of the importance and historical significance of Qutub Minar. Thus, the Festival is not only acts as an honor to the historic Qutub Minar it also plays its role in preserving the rich heritage of Indian classical dance and Music.
Soulful melodies and enchanting echo of Ghungroos mesmerizes the complete environment. Visitors are often seen lost in the divinity of classical Indian Music. Famous artists from across India are invited to perform at the Festival every year. 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.
Right from the Dances of Kuchipudi, Kathakali, and Odissi etc to soulful music of Sitar and saroj, every form of classical art form is displayed here.
For every person visiting the Qutub Festival the combination of elaborate dance forms, Enchanting music, melodies of soulful instruments, chill of winter and the back drop of Qutub Minar acts as a rejuvenator whose memories glorify even after years.