Capital city welcomes artists for the 6-day art festival
The 2017 edition of the Indradhanush Dilli, A Festival of Arts, is all set to enthrall the people while simultaneously bringing an exciting opportunity for the sponsors to increase their brand value.
The event is going to take place in New Delhi from November 8 to 13. The much anticipated festival, which started in 2009, is in its 10th year now. The festival that witnessed the presence of some of the renowned artists and dancers, like Pandit Birju Maharaj, Shovana Narayan,Sonal Mansingh, and Geeta Chandran, is expecting innumerable known figures from more than 20 Indian states, this time.
Festival is now open for partnerships, sponsorships and support from corporate houses, media companies, like-minded and socially committed individuals and others. Companies ranging from banking and educational services to technology and traditional products are welcome to be part of the dance extravaganza and play their role in promoting Indian art and culture.
This year, Indradhanush Dilli is to be held over 4 venues, which include (Delhi Karnataka Sangh, Lok Kala Manch, Delhi Tamil Sangam, Vishwa Yuvak Kendra) and 6 days in Delhi thereafter.
Being the only festival of its kind in New Delhi, one can get to see more than 50,000 people flocking to enjoy every bit of it.
S.U.N.A.I.N.A, Society for the Upliftment of National Arts of India, in collaboration with Delhi Kalyan Samiti, SPOWAC and Delhi Tamil Sangam will be organizing the event this year. The festival will encompass a wide range of activities across different venues for the people.
The Bal Kala Utsav, which is one of the events featuring a competition by young artists, already has confirmed participation from 20 states and involves performances of Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, Odissi, Mohiniattam, Hindustani Classical Vocal, Carnatic Classical Vocal, Fusion Music, Mono Acting, Once Acting, Water Colour painting and a lot more. Dignitaries from Government of India,renowned artistes and media persons will grace the festival throughout.
On the concluding day, specialists in field of education and culture will come together and speak about their experiences and research in a seminar. The festival will end with a grand award ceremony where the most talented children from different states practicing different art forms are felicitated.
Every year, SUNAINA also honors a guru of Classical Art Form with the Guru Samman Award. So far Gurus like Pandit Birju Maharaj, Shanta Dhananjayan, Jayalakshmi Eashwar, Sonal Mansingh, and many other exponents have been felicitated on the Indradhanush Dilli platform.
Speaking about the coming event, Kanaka Sudhakar said "Indradhanush Dilli 2017 will be bigger than ever, full of cultural diversity, competition, challenge and color". Corroborating along the same lines, Laxmi Krishnan, the founder of SPOWAC and a co-organizer said, "one festival, four venues, ten years of successful presentations, pan-Indian participation – a not to be missed event."