Virasat Dehradun 2012

Virasat is organized by Reach (Rural Entrepreneurship for Art &  Cultural Heritage) – a non profit organizationVirasat is known for its Classical & Folk music concerts, Theatre,Folk Culture& Art exhibitions,Craft Workshops, Traditional Culinary delights, Interactions with leading artists of the Country.

The main attraction of the festival is the cultural evening.There are folk handicrafts, clothes, ornaments, jewelleries as well as woodwork on display from various regions.

Start Date : 27-oct-2012
End Date : 10-11-2012

This year’s prime attractions will be : 

Schedule of Events

Date: 27th October, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Inauguration by Dr. Aziz Qureshi, H’ble Governor, Uttarakhand at 7:00 pm
Jagar By Basanti Devi Bisht at 7:30 pm
Jaipur Kawa Band presents folk & classical tunes at 7:45 pm
Bharatnatyam Ballet by Prasiddha Dance Repertory Chennai at 8:00 pm

Date: 28th October, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Folk Music & Dances from Goa at 7:00 pm
Bhojpuri Folk Songs by Manoj Tiwari & Group at 8:00 pm

Date: 29th October, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Folk Dances from Uttar Pradesh at 7:00 pm
Sarod Recital by Sachin Patwardhan at 8:00 pm

Date: 30th October, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Thotha, Bissu and other folk forms from Jaunsar Bawar, Uttarakhand at 7:00 pm
Fusion Music Ensemble by Kadar Khan at 8:00 pm
Date: 31st October, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Folk Dances from Rajasthan at 7:00 pm
Sufiana Punjabi Music by Shauqat Ali Matoi at 8:00 pm

Date: 1st November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Folk Performances from Goa at 7:00 pm
Viiolin Recital by Cam Neufild from Canada Hans Hermerersch from Belguim at 7:30 pm
Hindustani Classical Sitar by Manju Nandan Mehta at 8:00 pm

Date: 2nd November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Folk Performances from Goa at 7:00 pm
Siraz Rahavarde & Group Parsian Music Ensemble from Iran at 7:30 pm
Harmonium Recital followed by Thumri of the Gaya Ang by Kumud Diwan at 8:00 pm

Date: 3rd November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
“Chakravyuh” Garhwali Folk Environmental Theatre at 6:00 pm
“Anuraj” Fusion Music by Navin Gandharva & Group at 8:30 pm

Date: 4th November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Songs and Music from Morocco by Chabab Al Andalous & Group at 7:00 pm
Evening of Music with Piyush Mishra at 8:00
Indian Classical on the Saxophone, recital by Kadri Gopalnath at 9:00 pm

Date: 5th November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Bhavai Pushkar Pradip & Group from Barmer at 7:00 pm
Hindustani classical vocal by Pt. Venkatesh Kumar at 8:00

Date: 6th November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Folk Dances from Mathura Vrindavan by Vijay Goverdhania & Group at 7:00 pm
Sufi Music by Wadali Bandhu at 8:00 pm

Date: 7th November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
“Raja Harishchandra” Nautanki presentation by Gulab Bai Nautanki Troupe at 8:00 pm

Date: 8th November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Celebrating Hungary Felix Lajko on the Violin, Maladype-Theatre Performance, Tao Te-Contemporary at 7:00 pm
Odyssey dance by Devjani Sen at 8:00 pm
Ghazals by Salim-Iqbal at 8:30 pm

Date: 9th November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
“The King Dies” Theatre presentation from Estonia at 7:00 pm
An interation with Swanand Kirkire at 8:00 pm
Mehfil-E-Mushaira at 9:00 pm

Date: 10th November, 2012
Crafts’ Village Opens at 10:00 am
Ziya Azazi, Dervish in progress group from Austria at 7:00 pm
Quawwali by Mohammed Ahmed Warsi & Group from Rampur, Sahaswan at 8:00 pm

Note : There is no admission / entry fee.

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