Chhattisgarh hosted its first tribal dance festival between December 27 and 29 at Raipur. Around 2,500 artists showcased traditional tribal dances performed on weddings, crop harvesting & festivals
A three-day National Tribal Dance Festival was organised in Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh, between December 27 and 29. Artists from many states like Gujarat, Telangana, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Andaman and Nicobar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and even foreign countries like Belarus, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Uganda, participated in the event. Around 2,500 artists showcased traditional tribal dances performed on weddings, crop harvesting, festivals and on other occasions. During this dance festival, exhibitions stalls highlighting government welfare schemes, various regional cuisines, art and culture of Chhattisgarh were also put up.
Picture credit: National Tribal Dance Festival Facebook page