All India folk dance competition at Gaiety concludes

October 3, 2010

HimVani

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.

13 Comments

  1. andrea melisa

    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!!!

  2. andrea melisa

    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!!!

  3. Vaidehi Sadhu

    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

  4. Vaidehi Sadhu

    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

  5. alok ku panda

    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

  6. alok ku panda

    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

  7. Jaimin Dave

    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

  8. Romen khumukcham

    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

  9. mahamuni satish

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

  10. devanggona lahkar

    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….

  11. deepak kumar naganpuriya

    HI/
    i have a folk dance group in india

  12. romen

    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….

  13. renu badyal

    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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