International Women's Folk Dance Festival at Shimla

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Country and Region IndiaKerala
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Shimla, Kerala, India
Festival Contact Information

Northern India Folk Art Society

Festival Description

The Northern India Folk Art Society and Charu Castle Foundation with the Deptarment of Language Art & Culture organize the International Folk Dance Festival at Shimla. The competitive cultural festival has taken place since 1984 and is for women only and includes women and girls’ teams from educational institutions (students) — Convents, Government, Universities and Embassies from India and invited countries. The Folk Dance Competition includes thousands of female folk dancers in traditional costumes making for a colorful event. The events take place at Gaiety Theatre, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh).

Festival Dates September 21 - 26, 2011
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