Jharkhand is all set to have a good time Jharkhand Janjatiya Mahotsav on August 10-11 that may see participation of artists from tribal-dominated states, together with the north-eastern states of India. According to the state authorities, the pageant will weave the “best of cultural strands of the participating states” to carry to the world “the rich tribal tapestry through a host of exciting events like Tribal Fashion Shows, Tribal Food Festivals, Handicraft Exhibitions etc.”
The closing preparations for the two-day pageant are in full swing. Attendees on the pageant will discover a variety of occasions resembling seminars, artwork and music concert events, trend exhibits, meals festivals and numerous cultural programmes to exhibit the “unparalleled and vibrant tribal arts”, stated the federal government in its press launch. Invitations have been despatched to artists throughout states like Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, and Mizoram ,amongst different tribal-dominated states, by the Department of Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Welfare.
The inaugural ceremony of the programme can be held at Ranchi’s Morabadi Ground on August 9 at 1 pm, and can be attended by Rajya Sabha MP Shibu Soren. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel would be the chief visitor of the closing ceremony, to be held on August 10. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren will preside over the pageant.
In a press launch, the federal government stated, “The Mahotsav which aims to celebrate the uniqueness when it comes to the vibrant demography that the state of Jharkhand has along with the other participating states shall be a pertinent step in exhibiting the fine blend of the state’s rich historic past and new age aspirations. This shall be achieved by a host of cultural programmes, food festivals, art and craft exhibitions which are to be organised at the Morabadi Ground, sports event which shall be hosted at the Morabadi Football ground, moderated panel discussions at the Hockey Stadium and seminars which are to be conducted at the Tribal Research Institute.”