National Folk Festival of Kerala 2017 Begins in Thiruvananthapuram

Posted on:25 Feb 2017 09:27:33
National Folk Festival of Kerala 2017 Begins in Thiruvananthapuram
25 February 2017 Current Affairs: The first of its type festival, the National Folk Festival of Kerala (NFFK 2017) has been organized in Kerala starting from February 24, 2017 to be held for three days in three different locations in the capital city Thiruvananthapuram.

The NFFK 2017 has been organised by the state Youth Welfare Board, in association with Bharat Bhavan and the Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan.

The event will see over 500 artists showcasing the centuries old folklore culture and tradition of the country through different art forms.

Some of the major performances may feature artists from Kashmir to showcase dance and music programmes, performance by noted Bengal folk music band ‘Sahajiya.

Performance from Punjab to show dances like Bhangra, Giddha and Jago while those from Rajasthan would showcase ‘Kalbelia’.

The performances of artists from Jaisalmer as well as artists of Kerala would showcase the state’s traditional art forms including ‘Theyyam’.

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