National Tribal Dance Festival will be organized from October 28 to 30 at Science College Ground in Raipur with the aim of preserving and promoting tribal culture in Chhattisgarh and providing it a platform at the national level.
Artists have started preparing for the National Tribal Dance Festival.
National Tribal Dance Festival will be organized from October 28 to 30 at Science College Ground in Raipur, with the objective of preserving and promoting tribal culture in Chhattisgarh and providing it a platform at the national level. In this event, along with Chhattisgarh, artists from different states of the country and abroad will also present attractive cultural programs.
Art and Culture Every tribal community has its own unique identity and to keep this identity of tribal culture intact, once again the second National Tribal Dance Festival is being organized grandly in the capital Raipur. In this ceremony to be held from 28 to 30 November 2021 in the Science College ground of Raipur, in this ceremony, along with tribal dance, songs and traditional costumes mingled with the melodious tunes of more than one musical instruments, not only Chhattisgarh, but also the confluence of tribal culture of other states of the country. And their live performance will also be seen.
Grand event will be held in Science College ground from 28 to 30 October
In this event held for the first time in the year 2019, by giving a platform to the artists, the Chhattisgarh government took the initiative to recognize the tribal culture at the international level, while the event had garnered a lot of applause from the audience and artists. This time also the artists associated with tribal dance have started preparing to attend the ceremony. To be a part of this historic event, a group of artists are working hard to clear the exam.
Preliminary preparations have been started for organizing the National Tribal Dance Festival. Today in the local Mahant Ghasidas museum, a presentation of tribal dancers was performed by ten people from all the divisions of the state. Officials of the Culture Department said that the artists of different genres selected at the divisional level would be selected. Selected teams will get a chance to present their art and culture in the state level event. In the presentation of tribal dancers, Mandari dance of Gariaband and Dhamtari district, Bhujia dance, Karma dance of Mahasamund district, Bhatapara and Suva dancers of Balodabazar district performed.
Invitation has been given to all the states
Officials of the Culture Department said that for the National Tribal Dance Festival, invitations have been sent by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel to the Governors, Chief Ministers and Lieutenant Governors and administrators of Union Territories of the country to attend the function. Along with this, tribal dancer parties of these states and union territories have also been requested to participate in this event. To make this event more grand and attractive, foreign artists have also been invited to participate.
All the states of the country have been invited by the Government of Chhattisgarh to participate in the second National Tribal Dance Festival. Mementos related to the National Tribal Dance Festival sent by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel by the Parliamentary Secretaries, MLAs, public representatives and officials authorized by the State Government, including the Governor, Chief Minister, Culture Minister, Chief Secretary and Secretary of the Culture Department. By handing over the officers, they are being invited to attend the function to be held from October 28 to 30. Most of the states have given consent to join the artists associated with tribal dance from their state.
It is noteworthy that on the initiative of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, last year also a grand and attractive national and international level tribal dance festival was organized at Science College ground in Raipur in which tribal artists from country and abroad participated. Tribal art and culture has got a new identity at the world level.
25 states including foreign artists from 6 countries were involved
In the year 2019, more than 1800 artists including artists from 6 countries, 25 states participated in the three-day National Tribal Festival held at Science College ground. Tribal artists from different states of India including Uganda, Belarus, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bangladesh participated in this event and performed on stage in tribal style. Due to its distinctive style and traditions, it is the identity of tribal dance that attracts the attention of the onlookers and makes them dance.
Foreign artists had greatly appreciated the Chhattisgarh government’s event.
The National Tribal Dance Festival organized for the first time was highly praised not only in the country but also at the international level. Ekkalak Nungon Thai, a young artist from Thailand, who participated in the ceremony, praised the Chhattisgarh government for the event, saying that the tribal community has its own art, culture. Its identification is necessary. Tribal communities reside in a town or areas, so their art, culture identity remains confined to a limited area.
Organizing the tribal festival at the national level is a big step in preserving the art and culture of the tribal society by bringing out the talents of the artists confined in such a limited area and establishing their identity on a large scale. He had told that he also liked the performance of the artists of Chhattisgarh state. Describing the performance of other artists including Bastar, Jharkhand, Ladakh, Jashpur as spectacular, he said that dances related to the tribal community would be organized from time to time. Ekkalak thanked the government for the hospitality and hospitality of the artists along with the spectators who came to watch the dance in the festival.
Ms. Alyssa Stukonova of Belarus said that it was her good fortune that she came to Chhattisgarh. For this, while expressing thanks to the Chhattisgarh government, he said that by organizing the National Tribal Festival, work was done to give a platform to the artists of the tribal community. Alyssa had said that seeing the performances of the artists of Chhattisgarh, it was realized that there is so much diversity in the culture, life here. After presenting the program on the big stage, the confidence of every artist will be doubled and in the coming times such an event will increase the identity of the tribal culture.
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