Mega Cultural Festival held at Kulgam
Live performances by renowned artists mesmerize audience
KULGAM: J&K Folk Artists Association, Shah Qalander Folk Theatre on Saturday organized a mega cultural festival at Mini Stadium, Kulgam.
The festival was organised in collaboration with J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, district administration Kulgam and Municipal Council Kulgam.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam Dr.Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat was chief guest at the occasion while the President Municipal Council Kulgam Muneeb Ahmad, DDC members, PRIs besides officers from District civil and police administration also attended the programme.
Locals from Kulgam and other areas also participated in the programme in large numbers.
During this programme, several live performances were presented by the renowned artists.
The main attractions of the programme were Kashmiri Chakri, Rouff and Band Pather besides folk dances and music performances.
Students of various schools of the district also presented various performances which were highly appreciated by the audience.
Addressing the audience, the DC highlighted the importance of art and culture of Kashmir.
He said that the aim of organizing this programme is to promote local art, culture and folk traditions and provide a platform to the artists to showcase their talent.
All J&K Folk Artists Association Chairman, Gulzar Ahmad Bhat in his welcome address expressed gratitude to the District Administration for supporting them to organize the show in the district adding that the current government is keen to support the artists of J&K and various initiatives are taken by the LG administration in this regard.