Frontlist | ‘Vishwarang’ witnesses events across globe on 2nd day
The day two of the Vishwarang Art and Literature festival 2020 witnessed events at various countries like USA, UK, Netherlands, UAE etc. Vishwarang 2020 at USA started off with the greetings by the officials of the Indian Consulate in NewYork and by a mesmerizing performance on ‘Shri Ram Stuti’ by Archana Joglekar.
The first session of the day was a talk session about Indian music where a discussion happened on the works and life of Lyricist Shailendra, where his son Manoj Shailendra and Tejendra Sharma shared their memories with Shailendra. Speaking on the same Tejendra ji said that in India its more about music, sur and taal as the real music comes from our land and mother earth.
Pranjali Sirsaav was the moderator of the event. The event was followed by a semi classical music performance by artist AStha Shukla.
Showcasing the widespread of the Indian dance forms and how it is way more than that of only bollywood was the another presentation in ‘Nritya Veethika’ of wonderful dance by’ Pratidhwani group’- ‘Dance beyond Bollywood’ directed by Agastya Kohli in this event various dances like Oddisi, kathak, Contemporary, Bhangra etc were performed with a fusion of Indian and Hollywood songs.
Hindi poems were lit for the second day at Vishwarang UK, a part of the Vishwarang International Festival 2020 celebrating culture, art and literary heritage.
Richa Jindal, an eminent poet, charmed everyone with her poems. She narrated many small compositions from her book and entertained and awakened the audience.
Further in the program, Aruna Ajitsaria also overwhelmed everyone with her works. Lalit Mohan Joshi performed his documentary at Vishwarang UK. This documentary was on the topic “East Mate West, Indo British Cinemato Encounter”.
The second day of the UAE Forum of the World Heritage International Festival 2020, celebrating the culture, art and literary heritage of more than 15 countries, was dedicated to Hindi writers. Aarti Goyal conducted the program.
The first literary talks were held on the second day of the world UAE. Dr. Pradeep Srivastava was the chief guest at the literary talk.
Pradeep Shrivastava presented his views on Hindi and tourism journalism. He said, “Every person likes to roam around, not all people who walk around write it.
It is not a good thing. We see many beautiful things with our eyes but do not cherish anything for the coming generation.
Writing is very important for our cultural heritage. ” At the Sangeet Sammelan, the two guests discussed Indian classical music and its global impact. The cultural relations of UAE and India have been very old and Indian classical music is quite popular in UAE as well.
Vishwarang International Festival, that celebrates the Culture, Art and Literary Heritage Singapore 2020 started with Dance Drama on its second day.
This Dance Drama was based on a Hindi Poetry “Saket” and was named as “Urmila: The forgotten Princess of Mithila”. Ponnamma Devaiya mesmerised everyone with her amazing performance.