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Rajasthani Folk Dance Troupe to visit Oman in celebration of India@70

A 10-member cultural troupe from Rajasthan State of India, which is visiting Oman from 22nd to 27th August 2017, will be presenting Folk Dance performance at the closing ceremony of Khareef Festival in Salalah on 27th August 2017. The troupe, led by popular Rajasthani dancer Ms. Kamali, will also perform in Muscat at the premises of the Embassy of India in Al Khuwair on 23rd August 2017 at 1900 hrs.

Rajasthan has many forms of folk dances which are attractive, skillful and enjoyable by any age group. Rajasthani folk dances are popular all around the globe. In Oman, the troupe will perform a variety of folk dances including Kalbeliya, Ghoomar, Bhavai, Gramin, Fire, Chari and Banjara dances, many of which have gained international recognition. The visit of the Troupe has been sponsored by Indian Council of Cultural Research (ICCR), Government of India, as a part of celebration of 70 years of India’s Independence.

Celebrating India @70, Indian Embassy has planned a series of events in Oman, throughout the year during August 2017-Ausugt 2018. Oman has already witnessed Kathak performances in Muscat, Sohar, Nizwa and Salalah. In coming months, the Embassy will organize more classical dance performances, musical performances, a Theatre Festival, a Quiz Competition, a Painting Exhibition, a Painting Competition, Essay Competition, a Seminar, etc. Indian Social Club as well as Indian Schools in Oman are also organizing various events in celebration of India@70.


Muscat, 20 August 2017



   

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