Play back singer Kumar Sonu to enthrall the audience in International Kullu Dussehra festival



Playback singer Kumar Sanu would enthrall the audience on week long International Kullu Dussehra festival beginning at Dhalpur ground in Kullu town from 22nd October 2015 to 18th October 2015.

Addressing media person at Kullu Deputy Commissioner Mr. Rakesh Kanwar today said that international cultural troupes from ten different countries would take part in the event. International and national cultural troupes participating here would include Russia, Kirgizstan, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Bali Islands, Taiwan and Nepal.  Special performances by state cultural parties of West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Goa, Uttrakhand, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa would also attend the event. Along with that the lamas of Kee Monastery, Spiti would also perform their famous mask dance.

He said that state level folk dance festival of all 12 districts would be giving their special performances by sutradhar groups, local artists and school students. Kullu Natti is all set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records with 12000 plus participants in the category of traditional folk dance. This time the artists would dedicate their dance to the girl child. The 100 feet high monumental national flag would be hoisted at Dhalpur in front of Rath Maidan, the first of its kind in Himachal Pradesh.

Museum dedicated to Dev Sanskriti ” Dev Sangrahalaya ”, launching of website, release of documentary on Moulu Ram Thakur, foundation stone of parking at Kalakendra, Kullu , foundation stone of indoor sports complex and release of three books on Kullu on the occasion of Dussehra would also be the highlights of the event.

International and national fame artists and play back singer Master Saleem and Kumar Sanu would perform during festival on 26th October and 27th October, 2015.  Meanwhile Dr Mamta Joshi, Miss Pooja, Kshitij Tare and Dev Negi would be giving their performances on the cultural night of 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th October respectively.

The concluding day would be all dedicated to the local artists from Himachal including Thakur Dass Rathi, Narender Thakur, Pinki Bhandari, Ramesh Thakur and others. Musical troupes and Himachali Bands like Laman Band and Rio Nissi Band would also entertain the audiences. As many as 275 gods and goddess and their 445 care takers would be participating in the event.

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