Dussehra in Kullu valley of Himachal to go operatic with “Lok Ramayam Parv”

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B.K. Aggarwal, Secretary, Language, Art and Culture announced today that for the first time Himachal Academy of Language, Art and Culture with the cooperation of Kullu district administration and Dussehra Committee would organize ”Lok Ramayan Parv” for the approaching International Kullu Dussehra-2008.

He said that the presentation and staging of Ramayan would go a long way in preservation of this great Indian spiritual legacy, traditional folk songs, instrumental music besides adding glamour and vibration to the event. Five cultural troupes are being invited from different areas including Fagu (Shimla), Shillai ( Sirmour), Nirmand(Kullu), Hamirpur and Bharmour( Chamba)for presenting Ramayan in the form of opera.

Ramayan in the form of Masada gayan, presented by Bharmour troupe would be staged on 9th and 10th October while Chaddi cultural troupe Nirmand, Wavlaj troupe Fagu, cultural troupes from Hamirpur and Shillai would perform on 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th October respectively.

Photo by: Ankit Sood, Sunshine Himalaya.[/lang_en]

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