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Around 100 folk musician, dancers and artistes perfromed

Jaipur, 28 October: The art and culture hub of the Pink City, Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) celebratedDiwali today. The performance was rendered by around 100 folk musicians, dancers and artistes at the different venues of JKK.

The programme commenced with Shehnai Vaadan at the entrance followed by lighting of diyas by the art lovers and visitors at JKK. The folk cultural performance began with Kishangarh’s Chari dancepresentation by a group led by Virendra Singh and Rajendra Rao.

Another popular Rajasthani folk dance hailing from Marwar – ‘Gair’ – was also performed. Similarly, a ‘Ghumar’ traditional dance performance led by Namita Jain and Rajasthani folk dances of Bhavai and Kachchi Ghodi was presented in the celebrations.


Also, there were performances on musical instruments like Nagada, Alghoza, Dhol Thali, Bankia, Ravanahatha, among others. There was also traditional tilak and sweets distribution for all the visitors on the occasion. “Rather than being just a staged performance, the celebrations reflected a sense of community and brotherhood among people”, said one of the visitors.

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