For the first time the National Capital will be dancing to the beats of our Traditional and Scintillating Tribal Performers not by the drumsticks but by Mridang and Mandar . As a part of the vision of the Prime Minister for uplifting the quality of Tribal lives and including them in the mainstream, a National Tribal Festival, showcasing the rich diversity in their Art & Culture, Music & Dance, and a special attraction – tribal cuisine is being held in New Delhi from 13 – 18 February, 2015. The festival will be inaugurated by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Jual Oram . Shri MaMansukh Bhai Vasava, MoS in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Senior Officers will be present on the occasion. There will be exhibition and sale of tribal products, medicines, paintings, etc. The festival will be simultaneously on at three venues i.e. Central Park, Connaught Place, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (for Culture and Arts) and Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi for display and sale of Paintings, Food Stall and Art & Craft. The event is slated to be a marvellous blend of art, culture and traditional tribal food and a must watch.
In addition, there will be Bhil and Rathwa dance from Gujarat; Baiga dance from Madhya Pradesh; Gotipua dance of Odisha; Dance by tribes from Rajasthan; Kinnaur dance, Music from Barmour, Chamba from Himachal Pradesh Dance and Musical performance by Chhatisgarh; Group dance , Hojagiri dance, Bijudance and music of Tripura.
Moreover, there will be Seminars on Tribal folk lore etc..alongwith display and sale of painting , Art and Craft, Food items every day at Kharag Singh Marg, New Delhi.