Elephant forehead decoration, Teyyam costume, Traditional Mural painting

 Dr. V. Jayarajan, chairman Detailed describing of the activities: Nettipattam (Elephant forehead decoration) Nettipattam (Elephant forehead decoration) is a glittering ornament that is used to adorn the foreheads of elephants in temple festivals. The ornament is a symbol of pride and elegance and it is believed that the ornament brings peace and prosperity in the […]

Folkland International Centre for Folklore and Culture

An NGO promoting folklore and culture, housed in Payyanur, Kerala. It is a registered society under the Indian Societies Act of 1860 and has been in existence since 1989. Main domains – performing arts, oral traditions, crafts, rituals and festivals. The ensemble has about 15 performers in a mixed team (male & female) and the […]

World Dance Festival “Udbhav Utsav-2019”

Free sight scene to historical monuments in city of festival.   Number of National groups: 50 Number of Intercontinental groups: 4 Number of International groups: 8 Minimum ages participants: 12 Maximum number of participants in a group: 30 Recorded music allowed: Yes Accomodation: Hotel Traditional Folk Art: Yes Traditional Folk Music: Yes Traditional Folk Singing: […]

Rajan Vankar -Traditional Kutch Weaving

Detailed describing of the activities: Rajan Vankar is a fourth-generation textile Master Weaver Artisan who was born into a traditional weaving family living in the Sarli village located in the Kutch region of India. He and his family have been creating intricately woven textiles for six generations. Rajan learned their traditional weaving techniques by watching […]

4th Cu Rhythms International Folklorefestival

Number of International groups: 20 Minimum ages participants: 14 Maximum number of participants in a group: 30 Recorded music allowed: Yes Accomodation: Group Accommodation Traditional Folk Art: Yes Traditional Folk Music: Yes Traditional Folk Singing: Yes Present-day Dancing: No Workshops dance/music: Yes Traditional food preparing: Yes Other special program parts: Food, accommodation and airport transfers […]

International Ethnic Folklore Festival

Fees for accommodation and meals. Workshops, Roadshows, Sight Seeing, Indian Mehendi & Saree Draping for Ladies. Number of National groups: 10 Number of Intercontinental groups: 5 Number of International groups: 10 Minimum ages participants: 15 Maximum number of participants in a group: 40 Recorded music allowed: Yes Accomodation: Hotel Traditional Folk Art: Yes Traditional Folk […]