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International Folk Dance and Music Festival 28-30 Nov 2016
November 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - November 30, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
India Council for Cultural Relations is organising the 3rd International Folk Dance and Music Festival from across the world.
November 28th, 2016
“Carnival of Barranquilla” group, Colombia – The Carnival of Barranquilla is Colombia’s most important folkloric celebration and the second largest carnival in the world. It was declared by UNESCO one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
The Carnival group Son Latino has won two consecutive years, 2014 and 2015, the Congo de Oro, award given to the best Carnival groups. Son Latino has represented Colombia in events in Japan, Spain, France, China, Mexico, United Sates, Panama, Ecuador and Venezuela.
The group will perform traditional music and dances such as Cumbia, Garabato, Congo, Puya, Mapale, and a special show of salsa.
Directed by – Federman Brito
Presented by The Embassy of Colombia in India
Shobna Channel Dance group, Fiji
November 29th, 2016
“Zhash Kanat” Folk Music & Dance group from Kyrgyzstan
“Bidhabin Boxlubera” Traditional
Folk Dance & Music group, Maldives
November 30th, 2016
“Jhakri Folk Dance” group from Mauritius
“Avishkar” Folk Dance & Music group from Gujarat (India)
Entry – Free
Venue – Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi-110001