Chandighar , October 25 (Vijay Kumar) – The National fair is expected to give a boost to the Arts and crafts of J&K and other States of India as well and will boost business and inflow of tourists from both within and outside the country. The fair has been jointly organized by
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Welcoming the guests Dr. Javaid Rahi, Dy. Secretary, J&K Cultural Academy said that this mega venture which was conceived and designed by the Academy , NZCC and Chandighar Administration to project J&K as a model State in respect of their Arts, Crafts, cosine and glorious cultural ethos.
He said with a number of activities the Academy has developed into a prime cultural institution, adding that the other objective for organizing this event in the union capital was to showcase the composite legacy of art, culture, languages and theatre of Jammu and Kashmir before world.
He said we are adopting a few village in Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh to nourish Culture and variouse form of performing Arts.
The main attraction of today’s venture includes Kashmiri Hafiz Nagma Dance , Getroo Dance (Dogri) by Rumalo Ram and Party, Bhand Kashmiri Folk Theatre performance by Kashmir Bhagat theatre Akingam, Bagston Tses by Ladakhi group and other dances include jabro, Gojri Folk Music by Bashir Mastana, Begum Jan and Party, Pahari Folk Music & Dance by Pardeep Khanna and Party, Chakri (Kashmiri Music) by Hussaina Akhter and Party , Haran Dance (Dogri) , Purgi Dance by Kargili Grpoup, Bachnagma by , Kud Dance (Dogri) , Dhamali Dance .
Around 3 lakh visitors are expected to come to this National Festival during these 10 days from the neighbouring states and also from abroad. The closing ceremony will take place on Nov 2 and Kumari Selja will be the chief guest. She will also give away 3 prizes each in the category of crafts and handlooms titled as Kala Mani, Kala Nidhi and Kala Giri. A prize will also be given to the best crafts man. The closing ceremony will also have a medley of folk dances by NZCC artists.