The North East Zone Cultural Centre is set to host the Shilpgram Mahotsav 2018. The Shilpgram Mahotsav is a National Level Festival on arts on music, dance, theatre, food, craft, and children’s activities to mark the 12th Foundation Day of the Shilpgram. The festival has been organized for a few years now.
Shilpgram is a hub of cultural activities offering opportunities to varied performing artistes, crafts persons etc. The Centre wants to ensure mass participation of NGOs, individuals working in the field of Art and Culture, schools, colleges and universities.
The cultural extravaganza will be held in Panjabari, Guwahati, from January 17 to 20. Artists and craftsmen from all over India is set to participate in the cultural extravaganza.
The main highlight of the fest will be a children’s talent show, magic show, painting and drawing workshop, vanishing art, folk dances and music, mime show, classical dance by Sonal Mansingh, and fusion songs and music by various popular artistes from Assam.
The entry is free and open to all from 11 to 9.30 at night. The facilities of the crafts village are also being made available to private and semi government organizations for holding events.