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Carnival Culture in Kokrajhar to promote heritage and tradition of Assam's tribes

Carnival Culture in Kokrajhar to promote heritage and tradition of Assam

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Jan 2018 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

Kokrajhar, Jan 25: Carnival Culture - an Eco-Cultural-Tourism Festival with an aim to produce a conducive environment for youths, to create positive and energetic vibes and to create a fusion between elder and younger generation – will be held from January 27 to January 29 in Bodofa Cultural Complex, Kokrajhar. The organizer of the festival said the carnival culture was an attempt to showcase, protect, sustain and promote the rich heritage and traditions of the tribes of Assam. The carnival also aims to glorify and revive the culture and tradition of the tribes of Assam. The carnival will include various activities like folk music festival by various tribes of the Northeast such as Bodo, Rabha, Rajbongshi, Yogi, Dimasa, Santali, Bengali and Nepali. Folk instruments and old Bodo melodies will also be performed on the stage of Carnival Culture.

A demo traditiol Bodo household with indigenous sports like Khomlaii and Gila and jatra gaan from Aflagaon village will be demonstrated. Street football, ethnic food festival and cooking competition and ethnic fashion show will be other attarctions of the festival. Workshop on cartoon with exhibition on art, craft, photography and exterior décor will also be held in the carnival. For creating awareness on fitness, Carnival Culture will have workshops on Yoga by professiol trainers.

Carnival Culture will create a platform for people to explore their hidden talents. The organizer also said there would be semi-classical and free-style dance competition, Battle of the Bands for musicians, body building competition and art competition. ‘Promoting Beautification’ and’ Gardening a Flower’ show will also take place in the carnival. Other events will include baby show, dog show, magic show and exhibition by various vendors of BTC.

Carnival Culture will also feature urban music festival with rock show, folk fusion and DJ. Professiol stuntmen will showcase stunts by bike, BMX, MTB and skateboard in the carnival. The carnival will also highlight the tourists spots in BTAD area which are yet to be explored by the rest of the country.

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