Pattadackal Dance Festival
The Pattadakal Dance Festival is held every year to celebrate the temples of Pattadackal. It is organised by the Government of Karnataka. The 'Nrithyotsava' draws many famous dancers and is accompanied by a craft mela.
The village of Pattadackal, 20 kms from Badami in Karnataka, is situated on the left bank of the Malaprabha River. A World Heritage Centre and has 10 major temples representing both North and South Indian architectural traditions.