The 16th edition of the International Dance Festival, Udbhav Greenwood Dance Festival will be inaugurated in Gwalior on October 31. The dance festival is organized every year under the auspices of Udbhav Cultural and Sports Society and Greenwood Public School, Gwalior.
While talking to the media persons, here on Sunday, Dr Keshav Pandey, President and Deepak Tomar, Secretary of Udbhav Cultural and Sports Society said that this international event is an initiative to foster love and peace in the world.
They added that the international participants of this year’s event will be from Spain, Italy, Israel, Iran, Siberia, Kirgizstan and Sri Lanka. Besides these international participants, artists from the states of Assam, West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh will also showcase their skills during the four day event.
President of the society Dr Keshav Pandey informed that Gwalior has witnessed many cultural and historical events and that the city takes pride in its rich tradition of art and culture. He added that an important objective of the international festival is to present to the international community the rich and vibrant cultural heritage of Gwalior.
Dr Pandey further said that the event will mark its inauguration with a carnival at IIITM on October 31. The carnival will pass through Theme Road and all the national and international artists will participate in it. He also said that the official inauguration ceremony will be held at Jiwaji Club in the evening.
Secretary Deepak Tomar said that the festival will be held at three venues over four days: The IIITM, Govindpuri, Jiwaji Club and Greenwood Public School.