year, from February 21st to 27th renowned classical dancers perform at the
Nisangandhi, an open air theatre in Thiruvananthapuram
Classical dances of almost all the states of India are staged during the festival. Mohiniyattam (Kerala), Bharatha Natyam (Tamil Nadu), Kutchippudi (Andhra Pradesh), Odissi (Orissa), Manipuri (Manipur) and Kathak (a north Indian Classical Dance) are the major dances performed.
Renowned artist and connoisseurs of dance from all over India come to enjoy this cultural treat.