West Zone Cultural Centre presented “Abhinandan” at Rajbhavan, Jaipur.
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The Honorable President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind and the First Lady Smt. Savita Kovind witnessed brief cultural presentation “ABHINANDAN”at the Rajbhavan,Jaipur. This special concert of 25 minutes was hosted by the Governor of Rajasthan and Chairman, West Zone Cultural Centre Shri Kalyan Singh in the honor of the President of India on May 13, at Rajbhavan, Jaipur. This programme was attended by the Chief Minister of Rajasthan Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Speaker Shri Kailash Meghwal , Ministers and High Dignitaries.
“Abhinandan” showcased our rich cultural heritage through Tribal, Folk and Classical art forms. Classical Kathak Dance choreographed by Pandit Harish Gangani had a classic blend of delicacy and vibrancy with mesmerizing musical support. It included various intricate elements of Jaipur Gharana. Desert symphony displayed various beats imbibed with melodious music. Jakab Khan Manganiyar’s singing made this presentation memorable. Bhapang players Yusuf and Mehmud displayed perfect combination with Nagada of Kailash and Khadtal players and master Dholak player Mushtak Khan Manganiyar. Tribal performance Sehariya Swang by Gopal Dhanuk and his group was very entertaining while Ghoomar dance showed graceful movements. Tribal dance by Dangis of Gujarat exhibited their enormous talent by creating human pyramids in seconds that too with great accuracy. Their swift movement matching with music created great impact. Manipuri Pung, Dhol and Dholak Cholam(Dance) by Sobhamani and his group was highly impressive. It was a thing of great pride when all the artistes jointly presented the finale with “Vande Matram”. All the artistes and team members of WZCC put their best to make this show a memorable event. Honaorable Governor, Shri Kalyan Singh appreciated efforts of Shri Furqan Khan, Director of WZCC and his team for this special show. I was fortunate to be part of WZCC team and to anchor the show. It was a pleasure of learning new things and to interact with the Tribal, Folk and Classical artists during ‘Abhinandan’. -----Vilas Janve.
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