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Popularising Goan folk dance and music


In a bid to promote Goan folk dance and music, the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Goa and Shree Nagesh Maharudra Bhajani Mandal, Curca will organise a musical dance performance of Goan folk dance music and songs by Saraswati Kala Mandal, Kelbai, Curti Ponda, on July 1 at 7 p.m. at Shree Nagesh Maharudra Bhajani Mandal, Curca.

Saraswati Kala Mandal a Goan folk group from Curti, Ponda who have presented their performance not only in various parts of Goa but also at different festivals organised by West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur, and the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in the various states of the country.

And now under the ICCR they have taken the initiative to organise performances of Goan folk dance, music and songs at different rural areas in order to promote Goan folk art.

Ghode modni, mando, dekhni, goff talgadi and shigmo, dhangar, mussal khel, zagor, fugdi and dhalo, kunbi and romat are some of the Goan folk dances.

(The event is open to all)


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