Art, Culture & Language Department of the Delhi Government and Sahitya Kala Parishad have come together to organise a six-day long Sopan Festival. The festival will kick start from 13th December and will go on till 18th December at Central Park, Rajiv Chowk. The event is aimed to provide a platform to young artists and help them showcase their talent.
Taking forward the traditional Indian art forms such as Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Odissi and classical music, twenty-four young scholarship holders of Sahitya Kala Parishad will perform at the event. From performing Krishna Leela to Nirguna Bhajan, Kathak dance repertoire to Pakhawaj presentation, the artists will celebrate art and culture in the six day long Sopan.
The coming days will see performances in various genres like Violin presentation by G. Raghavendra Prasad, Kathak by Garima Arya Chaturlal. Bharatanatyam by Ankita Kaushik, Pakhawaj presentation by Bhanu Sisodia. Mehtab Ali Khan who belongs to Bhendi Bazar Moradabad Gharana will perform a Sitar ensemble and Reshma Suresh will present Mohiniyattam.
Sharing his views on the upcoming festival, Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia said in a statement, “We are proud of these young upcoming stars and are glad that Sahitya Kala Parishad is setting platforms like Sopan to provide them with an audience base.”