The Pune Festival is one of the landmark cultural events of India. Held every year in the month of August-September, the festival is a celebration of culture, art, music, dance, custom and tradition. Well-known artists from all around the globe are invited to perform at the festival. The Pune Festival is a perfect platform for artists of classical music and dance to promote modern trends in the dramatic arts and the traditional art of rangoli. The festival also exhibits beautiful handicrafts, exquisite textiles and delicacies of Maharashtra.