All India folk dance competition at Gaiety concludes

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Shimla: Six day long All India Folk Dance Festival concluded with a prize distribution ceremony addressed by Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister. This competition was jointly organised by the Department of Language and Culture, Door Darshan, Shimla, Charu Castle Foundation, Gaziabad, and North India Folk Art Society. He welcomed the artistes from within the country and South Eastern countries for visiting Shimla to participate in the All India Women Folk Dance Festival. He said that since the number of participants from various countries was increasing year after year, the competition should be named as International Women Folk Dance Festival. He advised the organisers to invite folk dance troupes from other countries so that it could emerge as a mega folk dance festival of the country in coming years. He hoped that the event would be instrumental in strengthening the bond of regional cooperation within and outside the country and make girl child culturally educated after they return home. He also announced Rs. 1.00 lakh to the organisers for furtherance of cultural activities. Prem Kumar  Dhumal awarded first pPrize, a trophy and cash prize to the Sri Lankan team; second prize, a trophy and cash prize shared by Gujrat and Tamil Nadu teams and the third prize was bagged by Bangladesh team. He also gave away prizes to other participating teams in different events. An impressive variety cultural programme was presented by selected teams to mark the closing ceremony.

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  1. andrea melisa
    Oct 04, 2010 - 08:52 PM

    we had loads of fun in shimla!!! we performed our best…and…it’s such an honor to get the second place on an international basis!!! :) riverside public school,kotagiri,tamil nadu rocks!!!

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  2. andrea melisa
    Oct 04, 2010 - 08:52 PM

    we had loads of fun in shimla!!! we performed our best…and…it’s such an honor to get the second place on an international basis!!! :) riverside public school,kotagiri,tamil nadu rocks!!!

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  3. Vaidehi Sadhu
    Oct 05, 2010 - 01:36 PM

    v enjoyed shimla……..v performed our best…….v didnt get any prize but v r not looser coz performing on such a gr8 platform was a big honor 4 ol of us :)…….STILL…….BHAVANS B.P. VIDYA MANDIR, SRIKRISHNA NAGAR, NAGPUR, MAHARASHTRA……….ROX…….!!!!!!! :D

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  4. Vaidehi Sadhu
    Oct 05, 2010 - 01:36 PM

    v enjoyed shimla……..v performed our best…….v didnt get any prize but v r not looser coz performing on such a gr8 platform was a big honor 4 ol of us :)…….STILL…….BHAVANS B.P. VIDYA MANDIR, SRIKRISHNA NAGAR, NAGPUR, MAHARASHTRA……….ROX…….!!!!!!! :D

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  5. alok ku panda
    Oct 11, 2010 - 09:31 PM

    any performence program u can call us,we are a international sambalpuri folk dance troup.please contact us for life performence.alok ku panda,sambalpur kalaparishad,muncipality chouk,sambalpur,orissa,india+919861230333,sambalpurkalaparishad@gmil.com

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  6. alok ku panda
    Oct 11, 2010 - 09:31 PM

    any performence program u can call us,we are a international sambalpuri folk dance troup.please contact us for life performence.alok ku panda,sambalpur kalaparishad,muncipality chouk,sambalpur,orissa,india+919861230333,sambalpurkalaparishad@gmil.com

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  7. Jaimin Dave
    Feb 18, 2011 - 09:30 PM

    hello friends,
    we want to participate this folk festival. so what should i have do? i’m working in school.
    so, will you help me in it.? here is my mail address.. jaiminda@gmail.com.
    mail me friends if you have any details.

    regards
    jaimin

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  8. Romen khumukcham
    Aug 24, 2011 - 03:08 PM

    we want to participate this folk festival. so what should i have do? i’m working in school.
    so, will you help me in it.? here is my mail address.. romenkhumuk@gmail.com mail me friends if you have any details

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  9. mahamuni satish
    Feb 22, 2012 - 08:17 PM

    maharashtra sanskarBharatikala Acadami, Tuljaur Dist. osmanabad ( maharashtra stete) please Reqest by organiser camity. we are participet this compitetion.

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  10. devanggona lahkar
    Jan 08, 2013 - 01:20 PM

    hello…I am from assam… I am studying in class 10 and I want to participate in this competition… mam/sir could you please help me out… please inform me…. thank you….

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  11. deepak kumar naganpuriya
    May 03, 2013 - 06:47 PM

    HI/
    i have a folk dance group in india

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  12. romen
    Aug 17, 2013 - 02:50 PM

    ello…I am from manipur…i have a folk dance group I want to participate in this competition… mam/sir could you please help me out… please inform me…. thank you….

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  13. renu badyal
    Feb 26, 2014 - 10:15 AM

    hey,i am from j&k…i am working at school, i want to participate in this competition….mam/sir could you help me out… please inform me… thankyou….

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