There is a time in our lives when we hear the Call to return to our roots.We either sit up and take notice or ignore and flow! Dohar and Lopamudra Productions chose to answer the call that rose from deep within the crevices of the heart.
Sahaj Parav is a non-profitable collective effort to bring on one platform different cultural traditions and performing arts with the aim to create a knowledge hub.
The three day event starting from 3rd August (Friday) to 5th August (Sunday) had been a mind blowing journey for music lovers and folk enthusiasts. The schedule was as follows:
ITINERARY DAY 1
03RDAUGUST, 2018 – RABINDRA SADAN
- Inauguration of SAHAJ-PARAV, the Root Music Festival by eminent theatre personality from Manipur-PADMASREE RATAN THYAM.He is one of the leading figures of the “theatre of roots” movement in Indian Theatre.
- Felicitation & financial Aid to the famous veteran Khon Gaan artist of Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal-Sri Toroni Mohan Biswas along with his performance. §Performance of Maharashtrian Tal Badya Paathok: Parikshit (Maharastra) §Performance of Baul & Folk Songs of Bengal : Sunil Karmakar(Bangladesh) §Performance of Kabir-Doha : Muralala Marwada (Gujrat)
ITINERARY – DAY 2
04TH AUGUST, 2018 – SISIR MANCHA (ROOTS OF BENGAL)
- Boiraati Nritya (North Bengal)
- Durga Roy – Mechini Gaan, Tukkha, Tistaburir Gaan(Jalpaiguri)
- Basudeb Das Baul – Baul Gaan (Birbhum)
- Karuna Kantya Hazra -Aalkaap (Murshidabad)
- Choou Dance (Purulia)
- Aayesha Sarkar – Bhawaaiwa (Coochbehar)
ITINERARY – DAY 3
05TH AUGUST, 2018 – RABINDRA SADAN
- Moimonsingh Geetika Pala: Anwesha Theatre (Bangladesh)
- Presentation of Manipuri Marshall Art Thang-Ta: Lallong Manipur Thang-Ta
Cultural Association (Manipur)
- Qawwali : Tahir Hossain Musical Troupe Featuring Swakat Andaj &
Bundu Khan (Rajasthan)
05TH AUGUST, 2018 – SISIR MANCHA (ROOTS OF BENGAL)
- Paan Moni Beshra -Jhumur, Tusu Bhadu & Saotali Gaan (Paschim Medinipur)
- Kaali Kirtan –Andul Kali Kirtan Samiti (Howrah).
- Imran Khan -Gazi Gaan (Purba Medinipur).
- Choto Golam –Fakiri Gaan (Nadia).
- Jasmin Sarkar – Lokogaan (Bangladesh).