International Dance Festival – On the fourth day of Udbab Festival, artistes from across the country gave mesmerizing performances to the tunes of Mere Rang Mein, Rangne Wali Pari Ho, Pari Ki Rani and B Meri Prem Kahani. Even the foreign artistes could not help clapping loudly when the girls of the Various Arts and Cultural Committee of Bhopal gave a beautiful speechless performance.
On the fourth day of the festival, classical, semi-classical, folk dances as well as foreign artistes bring a fusion of cultures with their best performances. Songs, music and dance were sprinkled throughout the Greenwood Uddhav festival organized at Greenwood Public School in Aditya Puram. Taiwan, a country rich in folk culture, has artists dressed in the artistic costumes of indigenous tribes and intertwining with traditional renditions of various folk music styles.
Daily College Indore, Birendra Swarup Education Center Kanpur, DPS Gurgaon, Shishu Kunj International, Indore also gave pleasing performances.
Shri Mata Nirmala Devi Nritya Jhangar, Aurangabad in Classical Open Category and Gandharva Academy Indore Heritage School, Jammu and Billa Bong School Bhopal along with Queens College, Indore and Seth MR Jaipuria School, Lucknow in Semi Classical Category also enthralled the audience with their excellent performances. .
In folk dance, Heritage School Jammu along with Greenwood Public School, Radiant School Gwalior, Sanskriti, Gurukul Guwahati and Dali College Indore gave mesmerizing performances that saw the audience dancing to the tune. Today’s winners are Mahua Shankar, Kavita S Pillai and Vani Madhav.
Speaking as the chief guest of today’s event, Madhya Pradesh Housing Board Chairman Ashutosh Tiwari said that Uddhav is promoting culture and rituals. He further said that at a time when the new generation is influenced by TV culture and forgets values and culture, Udhav Sanstha is promoting culture and rituals by organizing international dance and music festivals.
Taipei Economic and Cultural Center Representative Mumin Chen, Assistant Representative Henpin Hong, Madhya Pradesh Sahitya Akademi Director Vikas Dave, MP Seed Corporation President Munna Lal Goyal and Additional SP Rajesh Dandotia participated in today’s programme.
Association President Keshav Pandey, Secretary Deepak Tomar and Director Greenwood School Kiran Bhadauria welcomed the guests and presented mementos.