Shilpgram Utsav ’14: Beauty of Sambalpuri & Tunes of Jhankar
The 9th day of the Shilpgram Utsav-2014 enthralled the audience with Sambalpuri dance of Odisha, Jhankar comprising of folk musical instruments, Laavni dance and Bihu's performance. The event will conclude on Tuesday.
The 9th day of the Shilpgram Utsav-2014 enthralled the audience with Sambalpuri dance of Odisha, Jhankar comprising of folk musical instruments, Laavni dance and Bihu’s performance. The event will conclude on Tuesday.
The onset of the evening program was through Kavdi Kargam by the artists of Tamil Nadu which captivated the audience. While the reverberations of Pung and Dhol by Manipuri artists filled the ambiance with musical vibes, the Laavni Dance of Maharashtra made people tap along.
The Snow Lion performance from Sikkim not only entertained the children, the adults equally enjoyed the play of ‘Him Sinh’ being tamed by its master. The work of swords and act of self defense enacted in Thang-Ta by artists from Manipur left the audience in awe.
The Jhankar act was specifically liked by all the audience members who saw the fusion of string, wind and percussion instruments by artists from Tamil Nadu, Manipur, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Odisha and Assam.
Alongside, Siddhi Dhamal of Gujarat, Raibenshe of West Bengal, Bhapang recital of Alwar and Rathwa dance of Gujarat were also performed.
The Haat bazaar was full fledged with shoppers on the second last days, filling the bags with carpets, bed-sheets, Assamese flowers and vase, pottery, decorative pots, brass lamps, lamp stand, jute bags and much more. The food and local artists’ performances throughout the fair were the added attractions.