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Thursday, 19 March 2015

OCTAVE@Goa 2015

Octave at Goa
A cultural Spectrum of North-Eastern States of India.
An introduction to Cultural heritage of 8 States Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, MizoramNagaland, Sikkim and Tripura
18 - 22 March 2015 - 5 days
Kala Academy Darya Sangam, Campal Panaji Goa.

In collaboration with Directorate of Art and Culture, Govt of Goa.
The Octave, festival of the North East includes
Falk dances, Choir Singing, Live Rock Band, Theatre show etc
with Art Exhibition,  Craft Fair (Stalls) open 3pm - 9pm

Pics and video from Day 1

Their State’s traditional Festive dress code



Dances etc


Stage at Sunset, stage setup

Governor Kalyan Singh (83) arrives


Savdhaan state

National anthem

Governor of Rajasthan Kalyan Singh , Panaji MLA Sidharth Kunkolienkar,
minister Dayanand Mandrekar, Furqan Khan, Prasad Lolienkar, Sushant Kedekar,


on the Dais


Minister Dayanand Mandrekar speaking


Panaji MLA


The Governor

Prasad Lolienkar, Director for Art and Culture


the Hostess



Divli lamp


The groups


Governor with the groups


Day 4
  Bel canto Choir of Mizoram
 Video: Bel Canto

Alobo Naga, the Band

5 day Programe Schedule


The Rock Band, Alobo Naga


the Brochure

Cover page

Video: Wangala Dance of Meghalaya

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Lehar 2015 at Vagator Beach, Goa


Lehar (The Wave)
Two days festival of dances of Coastal India organised by
Directorate of Art and Culture, Govt of Goa and West Zone Cultural Centre Udaipur, Rajasthan
28 Feb & 1st March 2015 at Vagator beach, Goa
Pics and video from Day 2
Crowd / Stalls

Nari, Kolvont, Poltoddi, Damu, Logn, Vatt, Mogrem, Tanddela, Tauz, Tarya mama,
Payzanna, Notem, xeuntim, Abolim, Ball zala
Tanddela, Tarya mama
Muzg, Musicians, Guitar, Gumott, Mandolin, rebek, Violin etc
Macchi Dance, Daman
Fisherfolk dance
Git Gaion
Baul Singers, West Bengal
Dollu Kunitha, Karnataka
With Dhol, drums
Kalaripayattu, Kerala
Thirayattam, Mahe. Ppondicherry (Puducherry

Stage with participants, dancers

Elvis Goes of Quepemchim Kirnnam
With West Zone Cultural Centre Udaipur, Director Mr. Furqan Khan
Host Pradeep

Video: Dekhni dance of Goa
Dekhni - Version 2

Video 2:  Lehar 2015
Some dances from Coastal States