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  • 17 August, 2019

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Aadi Mahotsav begins in Ladakh

Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival) kicks off on August 17, 2019, at Polo Ground, Leh-Ladakh. It is a nine-day festival and theme of the festival is - A celebration of the spirit of Tribal Craft, Culture and Commerce.

  • The product range will comprise of Tribal Textiles from Madhya Pradesh and North East, Odisha, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Maharashtra.
  • Tribal Jewellery from Himachal Pradesh, Black pottery from Manipur.
  • Tribal Paintings like Gond art from Madhya Pradesh, Metalcraft from Chhattisgarh; Warli art from Maharashtra; and Naturals and Organic products from Uttarakhand.
  • Mahotsav which will cover to identify Food and Forest Produces, which can be processed, value-added and marketed under the Van Dhan Scheme of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • Ladakhi folk dance troupes will perform Jabro Dance - a nomadic dance and song of people inhabiting eastern Ladakh and Spawo dance, a heroic song and dance associated with a legendary hero of the Himalayan region called K’sar.

Source: PIB


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