Nagpur : Octave @ Nagpur, the cultural festival organised under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Government of India, West Zone Cultural Centre (WZCC), Udaipur and South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC) Nagpur was started with a spectacular, colourful and heart throbbing performances of artists from North Eastern States in India.
The artists showcased ‘Unity in Diversity’ through their performances. The rich cultural heritage of eight states in North East region was beautifully presented by the artists. The unique thing about these performances was the artists who performed in the event had designed their own musical instruments, ornaments, costumes, clothes etc.
The programme started with ‘Lama Chanting’ from Ladakh. Followed by Pong cholam, Sarlamkai, Wangala, Chandi Dance, Ngada Dance, Jujujaja, Lai Haroba, Mamita dance, Cheraw, Tappu dance, etc.
Mayor inaugurates Octave Fest at SCZCC
Mayor Nanda Jichkar inaugurated Octave festival at the premises of SCZCC on Saturday. After the formal inauguration a choreographed dance performances choreographed by noted choreographer Tarun Pradhan were held.
Mohd. Furqan Khan, Director of WZCC; Dr Deepak Khirwadkar, Director of SCZCC; Secretary of Arts and Culture Goa, Daulat Hawaldar; Director from East Zone, Gauri Basu; Abhay Harne, Chief Engineer (Project) of Koradi Thermal Power Station; Rajesh Patil, Chief Engineer, Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station were the guests shared the dais.