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Bhangra: A traditional Punjabi folk dance captivates global audience
Bhangra's mainstream popularity has led to adoption by non-Punjabi, raising concerns of cultural exploitation. Learn more about this cultural tradition.
Published on Apr 20, 2023 11:41 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Punjab
Yakshagana folk art is thriving in coastal Karnataka and reaching wider audience
The Yakshagana Sammelana, which took place recently at the state-level in coastal Karnataka, demonstrated that the traditional folk art is flourishing and evolving towards a new direction for its future.
Published on Feb 18, 2023 03:20 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Mangaluru
Rajasthan mulls hosting folk art festivals, conserve culture of different region
Rajasthan mulls organising folk art festivals, conserve art and culture of different regions, uplift artists
Updated on Dec 04, 2022 12:48 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Jaipur
Bihar's month-long Sonepur Mela to host artists of dance, music, other folk form
The Sonepur mela is organized at the confluence of two mighty rivers, the Ganga and Gandak in Bihar. Popular since ancient eras for the trading of livestock, this month-long event takes place on the auspicious occasion of Kartik Purnima in the month of November.
Updated on Nov 11, 2022 01:32 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Patna
Folk artists performed the ‘Lambadi dance’ at the National Tribal Festival
The folk artists performed the fusion dance form "Lambadi dance" at the National Tribal Festival, which took place in Raipur from November 1–3, drawing on Telangana and and Rajasthani cultural influences.
Published on Nov 04, 2022 05:14 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Raipur (chattisgarh)