From our Correspondent
KOKRAJHAR, July 29: The summer dance workshop-cum-competition organized by SK Film production and traj Dance School, Kokrajhar at Bodofa cultural complex auditorium, Kokrajhar, concluded recently. The workshop was organized to introduce the new dancers to various dance forms under the guidance of Dance India Dance (DID) superstar Pradip Gurung.
Around 93 dancers of different categories from 6-14 years of age participated in the dance workshop. DID superstar Pradip Gurung said in an interaction with media persons that contemporary, Bollywood style and lyrical forms were introduced during the workshop to the participants. He said the advance acquaintances with the different dancing forms would help the new dancers to compete in the tiol level DID dancing competitions as well as in other dancing competitions of the country. A competition was also held among the participants on the last day where cash prizes were distributed to the winners.
On the other hand, a week-long workshop on the Bodo traditiol dance for filizing the notation and scientific forms of the dance to include in the university curriculum also concluded recently in the same venue. The workshop was organized by the Dularai Boro Harimu Afat (DBHA). The traditiol dancers from different parts of the region including researchers, dance masters and experts on traditiol dance took part.
BTC EM Doneswar Goyary attended the closing ceremony where he laid emphasis on the need of scientific methodology of traditiol Bodo dance with its unique identity and character. He also hoped that the DBHA would take the responsibility to make it to university curriculum. Chaired by the president of the DBHA, Billa Brahma, the aims and objectives of the organization were elaborated by its secretary Jogeswar Brahma and the concluding ceremony was also attended by dignitaries and local intellectuals.