The amalgamation of urbanized Bhopal with its old form has lent the city a unique genre of art and culture. The city has a strong literature and theatre culture. Many famous Hindi and Urdu poets, writers and theatre groups hail from Bhopal. There is a famous museum called Bharat Bhavan, which houses an art gallery, libraries of poetry, classical and folk music. Festivals are celebrated with great gaiety; Diwali, Navaratri and Ijtema are some of them. There are many festivals organized, giving importance to art and culture without any religious background. Festivals such as National Drama Festival, Bharat Bhavan Summer festival etc. are organized where folk dances, traditional music, poem concerts and various other cultural activities are conducted during these festivals. The art and crafts of Bhopal indeed portray the rich tradition and hereditary skills of the artists. Some of the notable artistic pieces of crafts include cane work, jute work, woodcraft, metal craft, folk paintings, exquisite ornaments, woven cotton, silk fabrics and floor coverings. The dishes of Bhopal are known to have a characteristic flavour to it, relished by people all over the country.
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Zari embroidery, woodwork, and handicrafts made of paper, jute and leather, are a great way to explore Bhopal’s culture.
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