A Festival of India is being organized in the Netherlands from 26 January – 27 March 2017 to showcase diverse Indian culture, including classical and folk dances, music, and exhibition on hand-made ethnically sourced silk clothes and accessories.
The events will be held in the cities of The Hague, Amsterdam, Rotterdam/Maastricht, Utrecht, Eindhoven and Groningen.
During the Festival, the following events will be showcased:
A 13-member Kathak Dance by Aditi Mangaldas Kathak Dance Group ;
A 15-member Bhojpuri Folk Dance from North Zone Cultural Centre ;
A 4-member Classical Instrumental Music Group of Subhash Ghosh ;
A 3-member Exhibition-cum-Demonstration on Handmade ethnically sourced silk clothes and accessories by Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Director, Sewa Bharat ; and
A 10-member Bhartnatyam Dance by Dr Sanddhya V. Pureccha.
The Ministry of Culture is holding these festivals abroad and Cambodia in January while in Ghana, the Indian mission will hold a Festival of India in four cities of Ghana from January 25 to March 16, 2017.