Monday, 13 October 2014

Lokrang - Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur


21st Lokrang Started from 9th Oct 2014 with the performances of more than 150 Dancers and Musicians. It is a 11 day yearly festival which take place at Jawahar Kala Kendra. This year More than 1200 Performers from 26 states will participate and present their folk dance and music from all around India in these 11 Days. It is best place to have a look at the different Folk Dances and Vivid Culture of India at one place. Folk Dancers from around the India assemble here and give their Performances and you can even get some tips on dancing when they are off stage. The Performances start from 7 in the evening and goes till 9 p.m. Below is the Gallery where you can have the Glimpses of Performances of 21st Lokrang 2014, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Approx Dates of 22nd Lokrang 2015 are 28 October to 7 November 2015.


Andhra Pradesh

Gaara Gullu Folk Dance From Andhra Pradesh. 
Gaara Gullu Folk Dance From Andhra Pradesh. 
Tappeta Gullu Folk Dance From Andhra Pradesh. 
Tappeta Gullu Folk Dance From Andhra Pradesh. 
Tappeta Gullu Folk Dance From Andhra Pradesh. 

Arunachal Pradesh

Rikham Pada Paru Folk Dance from Arunachal Pradesh. 

Rikham Pada Paru Folk Dance from Arunachal Pradesh.
Rikham Pada Paru Folk Dance from Arunachal Pradesh.
Ho Ajina Folk Dance from Arunachal Pradesh. 
Ho Ajina Folk Dance from Arunachal Pradesh. 

Assam

Bardoi Shikhla Folk Dance from Assam.
Bardoi Shikhla Folk Dance from Assam.
Bardoi Shikhla Folk Dance from Assam.
Bardoi Shikhla Folk Dance from Assam.
Bardoi Shikhla Folk Dance from Assam.
Bihu Folk Dance from Assam.
Bihu Folk Dance from Assam.
Bihu Folk Dance from Assam.
Bihu Folk Dance from Assam.

Bihar

Chhath Puja Folk Dance from Bihar. 
Chhath Puja Folk Dance from Bihar. 
Chhath Puja Folk Dance from Bihar. 
Jat Jatin Folk Dance from Bihar.
Jat Jatin Folk Dance from Bihar.
Jat Jatin Folk Dance from Bihar.
Jat Jatin Folk Dance from Bihar.
Jat Jatin Folk Dance from Bihar.

Chhattisgarh

Bastar Band Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh. 
Bastar Band Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh. 
Bastar Band Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh. 
Bastar Band Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh. 
Gedi Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh.
Gedi Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh.
Panthi Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh.
Panthi Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh.
Panthi Folk Dance from Chhattisgarh.

Goa

Dola Folk Dance from Goa.
Dola Folk Dance from Goa.
Dola Folk Dance from Goa.
Fugdi Folk Dance from Goa.
Fugdi Folk Dance from Goa.
Fugdi Folk Dance from Goa.
Gof Gunthan Folk Dance from Goa.
Gof Gunthan Folk Dance from Goa.
Gof Gunthan Folk Dance from Goa.
Gof Gunthan Folk Dance from Goa.
Kalshi Fugdi Folk Dance from Goa.
Kalshi Fugdi Folk Dance from Goa.

Gujarat

Sidi Goma Dhamal Folk Dance from Gujarat. 
Sidi Goma Dhamal Folk Dance from Gujarat. 
Vasava Holi Folk Dance from Gujrat.
Vasava Holi Folk Dance from Gujrat.
Vasava Holi Folk Dance from Gujrat.

Haryana


Faag Folk Dance fron Haryana. 
Faag Folk Dance fron Haryana. 
Faag Folk Dance fron Haryana. 
Faag Folk Dance fron Haryana. 

Himachal Pradesh

Sirmori Naati folk Dance from Himachal Pradesh. 
Sirmori Naati folk Dance from Himachal Pradesh. 
Sirmori Naati folk Dance from Himachal Pradesh. 
Sirmori Naati folk Dance from Himachal Pradesh. 
Sirmori Naati folk Dance from Himachal Pradesh. 

Jammu and Kashmir

Kuddad Folk Dance from Jammu Kashmir. 
Kuddad Folk Dance from Jammu Kashmir. 
Kuddad Folk Dance from Jammu Kashmir. 

Jharkhand

Barah Maha Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Domkach Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Kadsa Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Kadsa Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Kadsa Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Karam Adhartiya Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Karam Adhartiya Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Matha Folk Dance from Jharkhand.
Matha Folk Dance from Jharkhand.
Mundari Folk Dance from Jharkhand.
Mundari Folk Dance from Jharkhand.
Mundari Folk Dance from Jharkhand.
Nagpuri Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Nagpuri Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 
Nagpuri Folk Dance from Jharkhand. 

Karnataka

Veeragase Folk Dance from Karnataka.
Veeragase Folk Dance from Karnataka.
Veeragase Folk Dance from Karnataka.
Veeragase Folk Dance from Karnataka.

Veeragase Folk Dance from Karnataka.

Veeragase Folk Dance from Karnataka.
Dollu Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 
Dollu Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 
Dollu Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 
Dollu Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 
Dollu Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 
Kamsale Folk Dance from Karnataka.
Kamsale Folk Dance from Karnataka.
Kamsale Folk Dance from Karnataka.
Puja Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 
Puja Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 
Puja Kunitha Folk Dance from Karnataka. 




Madhya Pradesh

Matki Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 
Matki Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 
Matki Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 
Panihari Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 
Panihari Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 
Panihari Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 
Panihari Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 
Panihari Folk Dance from Madhya Pradesh. 

Maharashtra

Dhangar Folk Dance from Maharashtra.
Dhangar Folk Dance from Maharashtra.
Dhangar Folk Dance from Maharashtra.
Dhangar Folk Dance from Maharashtra.
Jogwa Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Jogwa Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Jogwa Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Jogwa Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Jogwa Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Jogwa Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Lavani Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Lavani Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Lavani Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Lavani Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Lavani Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Lavani Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Naman Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Naman Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Naman Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Naman Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 

Dhangar Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Dhangar Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Dhangari Gaja Folk Dance from Maharashtra. 
Potraj Folk Dance from Maharashtra.
Potraj Folk Dance from Maharashtra.
Potraj Folk Dance from Maharashtra.
Potraj Folk Dance from Maharashtra.

Manipur

Lai Haraoba Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Lai Haraoba Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Lai Haraoba Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Lai Haraoba Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Lai Haraoba Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Lai Haraoba Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Lai Haraoba Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 
Thang Ta Folk Dance from Manipur. 

Meghalaya

Wangala Folk Dance from Meghalaya. 
Wangala Folk Dance from Meghalaya. 
Wangala Folk Dance from Meghalaya. 
Wangala Folk Dance from Meghalaya. 
Wangala Folk Dance from Meghalaya. 
Wangala Folk Dance from Meghalaya. 
Sharing Vadan from Meghalaya.
Sharing Vadan from Meghalaya.
Sharing Vadan from Meghalaya.

Mizoram

Solakia Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Solakia Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Solakia Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Solakia Folk Dance from Mizoram.

Sarlamkai Folk Dance from Mizoram.

Sarlamkai Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Sarlamkai Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Sarlamkai Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Solakia Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Solakia Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Solakia Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Cheraw Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Cheraw Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Cheraw Folk Dance from Mizoram.
Cheraw Folk Dance from Mizoram.

Nagaland

Chang Lo or Sua Lua or Krishi Folk Dance from Nagaland.
Chang Lo or Sua Lua or Krishi Folk Dance from Nagaland.
Chang Lo or Sua Lua or Krishi Folk Dance from Nagaland.
Chang Lo or Sua Lua or Krishi Folk Dance from Nagaland.

Mugyanta Folk Dance from Nagaland. 

Mugyanta Folk Dance from Nagaland. 
Mugyanta Folk Dance from Nagaland. 


Orissa

Gotipua Folk Dance from Orissa.
Gotipua Folk Dance from Orissa.
Gotipua Folk Dance from Orissa.
Sambalpuri Folk Dance from Orissa.
Sambalpuri Folk Dance from Orissa.
Sambalpuri Folk Dance from Orissa.
Sambalpuri Folk Dance from Orissa.


Punjab

Bhangra Folk Dance from Punjab.
Bhangra Folk Dance from Punjab.
Bhangra Folk Dance from Punjab.
Bhangra Folk Dance from Punjab.
Bhangra Folk Dance from Punjab.
Bhangra Folk Dance from Punjab.
Jindua Folk Dance from Punjab.
Jindua Folk Dance from Punjab.
Jindua Folk Dance from Punjab.
Jindua Folk Dance from Punjab.
Jindua Folk Dance from Punjab.

Rajasthan

Gair Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Gair Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Gair Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Sahariya Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Sahariya Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Sahariya Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Sahariya Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Langa Gayan (Singing) from Rajasthan. 
Terah Taali Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Terah Taali Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Terah Taali Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Terah Taali Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Aangi Gaur Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Aangi Gaur Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Bhapang Vadan from Rajasthan.
Bhopa Bhopi Song from Rajasthan.
Chari Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Chari Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Chari Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Chari Folk Dance from Rajasthan.
Garasiya Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Kachhi Ghodi Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Kachhi Ghodi Folk Dance from Rajasthan. 
Mand Gayan from Rajasthan.

Sikkim

Tamang Selo Folk Dance from Sikkim. 
Tamang Selo Folk Dance from Sikkim. 
Tamang Selo Folk Dance from Sikkim. 
Tamang Selo Folk Dance from Sikkim. 

Ghatu Folk Dance from Sikkim.

Ghatu Folk Dance from Sikkim.

Tamil Nadu

Kaliyattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu.
Kaliyattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu.
Kaliyattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu.
Kaliyattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu.
Silambattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Silambattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Silambattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Thevarattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Thevarattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Thevarattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Thudumbattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Thudumbattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Thudumbattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Thudumbattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Vanilla attam kolattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu.

Vanilla attam kolattam Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu.

Khadgam Kavadi Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 

Khadgam Kavadi Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 
Khadgam Kavadi Folk Dance from Tamil Nadu. 


Tripura

Hoja Giri Folk Dance from Tripura.
Hoja Giri Folk Dance from Tripura.
Hoja Giri Folk Dance from Tripura.
Hoja Giri Folk Dance from Tripura.


Uttar Pradesh

Mayur Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Mayur Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Mayur Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Pai Jhanda Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Pai Jhanda Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Pai Jhanda Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Pai Jhanda Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Pai Jhanda Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Pai Jhanda Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Pai Jhanda Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Phoolon ki Holi Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Phoolon ki Holi Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
Phoolon ki Holi Folk Dance from Uttar Pradesh. 
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Uttarakhand

Chappelli Folk Dance from Uttarakhand. 
Chappelli Folk Dance from Uttarakhand. 
Chappelli Folk Dance from Uttarakhand. 
Chappelli Folk Dance from Uttarakhand. 
Chappelli Folk Dance from Uttarakhand. 
Chappelli Folk Dance from Uttarakhand. 
Chappelli Folk Dance from Uttarakhand. 






“Lokrang”
– a mega annual festival at the Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. started in 1994, is a 11 day Festival held in the month of October – November approx 15 days before Diwali from the first day of the month of Kartika. Dates of 2013 Lokrang are from 19 to 29 October and dates of 2014 are from  9 to 19 Oct 2014. To Celebrate the folk art and cultural traditions of India the Lokrang or say “National Folk Festival” Comprising National Dance Festival and National Handicraft Fair (Gandhi Shilp Bazar).

The Presentations of National Dance Festival are performed in the beautiful ambience of “Madhyavarti” (Open air theatre) of Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. It starts around 7 in the evening and performance go on for almost two hours. This year more than 60 kinds of Dances from the performers from 18 States and 1 union territory is going to get presented to the audience. 

The list of Dances and states are . . . .
Maharastra - Lavani, Koli, Gondal, Dhanagar and Shongi Mukhote
Gujarat - Siddhi- Goma, Dangi, Mevashi, Garba and Tipani
Chhattishgarh - Panthi, Kaksar and Ghedi
Odisha - Goti pua, Ranappa, Chadhaya and Sambhalpuri
Assam – Bihu
Manipur - Manipur Ras and Pung Cholam
Jharkhand - Karsa, Santhal, Manbhoom Chhau, Aashadhi and Santhal
Rajasthan - Chari Dance, Mask Vandan, Garasiya, Sahariya, Chakri, Langa- Manganir, Tajaji Nritya, Bhapang Vadan, Kalbeliya and Brij hori
Goa – Kunbi
Karnataka - Vishu Kamshle
Tamil nadu - Vailaattam, Kadgam, Kavadi, Peacock Dance and Thappatum
Haryana - Panihari and Fag
Madhya Pradesh - Badhai, Shala Karma and Bhagoriya
West Bengal - Puruliya Chau
Uttar Pradesh - Mayur Natrya and Didiya
Punjab - Bhangda and Luddi
Jammu – Rauf
Bihar - Jhijhiya, Sama Chakeva, Krishi Natrya, Dhumra and Jat- Jatin
Andhra Pradesh - Lambadi and Madhuri

Simultaniously, the National Handicraft Fair (Gandhi Shilp Bazar) at the Shilpgram of Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. depicts the praiseworthy participation of the indigenous artisans from various states of the country. This festival not only just provide entertainment and shopping but it gives opportunity for the interaction between artists and art lovers. If you are interested in Folk art then I will say this is a very Interesting Festival to Attend.

Below are Just few Pics and Small Video Clips to Give you Idea of Festival.
Pung Cholam or Dhol Cholam from Manipur.
Pung Cholam or Dhol Cholam from Manipur.
Pung Cholam or Dhol Cholam from Manipur.

Rauf Dance from Jammu & Kashmir.
Rauf Dance from Jammu & Kashmir.
Manbhoom Chhau from Jharkhand.
Manbhoom Chhau from Jharkhand.
Sama Chakeva from Bihar.
Sama Chakeva from Bihar.
Jhijhiya from Bihar.
Sama Chakeva from Bihar.
Badhai from Madhya Pradesh.
Badhai from Madhya Pradesh.
Bhangra from Punjab.
Luddi from Punjab.
Bhangra from Punjab.
Kachi Ghodi from Rajasthan.
Thappatum from Tamil Nadu.
Dangi fron Gujrat.
Dangi fron Gujrat.
Dangi fron Gujrat.
Bhapang Vadan from Rajasthan.
Mayur Natrya from Uttar Pradesh.
Brij ki Holi from Uttar Pradesh.
Lambadi from Andhra Pradesh.
Lambadi from Andhra Pradesh.
By Manav Singhi

12 comments:

  1. really want to watch them perform live, sometime ... its beautiful..

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  2. What an marvelous event of Tradition and Culture it is..

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  3. Wow! What a beautiful festival! I think it depicts all kinds of Indian dances. :) Thanks for sharing!

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