The Taj Mahotsava is a very popular festive organized by UP Tourismin the month of Febuary . and held as an annual event at the Shilpgram at Agra. It is a colourful display of the Arts, Crafts, Culture and Cuisine of the Braj area. Taj Mahotsava is a fitting tribute to the legendary skills of master craftsmen of Uttar Pradesh. The things that are on display include Marble work and Zardozi from Agra, Zari work from Benaras, hand printing from Farrukhabad, Chikankari from Lucknow, brassware from Moradabad and glassware from Firozabad among others.
It is believed that Indian festivities are complete with the preparation of exotic cuisine. Some of the best and richest foods are available during this time. Throughout the Taj Mahotsav, one can experience a profusion of folk music and dances of Bundelkhand, ‘Nautanki’ and Dadra performed just the way they used to be centuries ago.