Khajuraho Current Affairs, GK & News

Khajuraho Dance Festival 2021- Key Facts

The six-day Khajuraho Dance Festival was started on February 21, 2021. The dance festival is being organised at the Khajuraho Temple which is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Madhya Pradesh and known for its ancient Hindu temples as well as Jain temples. Highlights The festival is being held in the temple premises after 44 ..

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Iconic Tourist Sites Initiative

In the Budget 2019-20, the Finance Minister proposed that 17 “Iconic Tourist Sites” in the country would be developed into world-class tourist destinations, to serve as a model for other tourism sites. Which are the Sites Selected? Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh). Ajanta & Ellora (Maharashtra). Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar ..

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MP’s Orchha Town added to UNESCO WHS Tentative List

The architectural heritage of Orchha town which is one of the prime tourist draws in Madhya Pradesh has been included in tentative list of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO’s) World Heritage Sites. Background The Orcha town was included in tentative list of cultural heritage following a proposal sent by the Archaeological Survey ..

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2019 World Heritage Day (WHD)

The World Heritage Day (WHD) is celebrated every year on April 18 to promote the cultural heritage across the world. The 2019 theme is ‘Rural Landscapes’. It is also a day of international solidarity in favor of strengthening and safeguarding heritage world-wide. The day also aims to seek recognition for the people involved in preserving ..

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2018 World Heritage Day (WHD)

The World Heritage Day (WHD), also known as the International Day for Monuments and Sites, has been celebrated every year on April 18 ever since 1982. The purpose of the day is to spread awareness of the importance of protecting and preserving various sites around the world that have achieved world heritage status. As of ..

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