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Government of India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
17-February-2015 10:59 IST
Day Five of “Vanaj”- National Tribal Festival- 2015

            On the  Fifth   day  ( i.e. today,17th February, 2015) of National Tribal Festival “VANAJ”-2015  there will be  screening of documentary Films  titled  “Pradhan: Sons of the soil” from 3 pm to 5.30 pm at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) auditorium, Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi .   Also there will be a seminar discussion from 3.30  p.m  to  5.00  p.m in the IGNCA  Auditorium wherein  eminent  panellists  will  deliberate on the topic   ‘Traditional Tribal Food and crops’.


These are a part of the initiatives of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs which is organising  the first National Tribal Festival – 2015 ‘VANAJ’  in New Delhi from 13th to 18th February, 2015. This festival titled as  VANAJ’ coincides with spring time tribal festivals of  Phagu, Phagua and Phagun Parab, which celebrate tribal life.  This gives an opportunity for the people of Delhi to appreciate the rich and diverse tribal culture. The festival show cases India’s unique Tribal culture, art, painting, music, dance, tribal medicine, tribal crops, tribal food, and a special attraction- tribal cuisine!  The festival is being simultaneously held at three venues:  (1) Central Park- Connaught Place, (2)Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts and (3)Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi.

Entries to all the venues are free. Visitors to the festival venues in Connaught Place Central Park and Baba Kharak Singh Marg are to park their vehicles at NDMC authorized parking slots only.

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