'Adirang festival' to begin from tomorrow in Nashik

Jul 28 2016 03:35 PM
'Adirang festival' to begin from tomorrow in Nashik

Nashik, A festival known as Adirang festival will be held at the Dadasaheb Gaikwad auditorium from tomorrow. It is a three day festival and the aim of the festival is to focus on the culture and traditions of the Indian tribal folk. 

The national festival is being organised by New Delhi based National School of drama (NSD) in association with Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC). 

According to NSD director Professor Dr Wamanrao Kendre, "about 500 Adivasi artists from across the country will participate in the festival".

In our country there are 10 crore adivasis (tribes) and NSD is working to bring out their culture and traditional artform on to a common stage, said Kendre. 

Adivasi artists from Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Tripura, Manipur, West Bengal, Odisha, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and other states will perform at the festival. 

Also, an exhibition consisting of 50 stalls has been set up to sell Adivasi handicrafts, ornaments, and other things. 

Kendre added, a two-day seminar on nature and adivasi music, dance and drama will be also held on the occasion.

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