Lokarang FESTIVAL Bhopal 2023

  • Type:Cultural
  • Dates:26-Jan to 30-Jan-2023
  • Location: Bhopal

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Lokarang is a cultural festival focusing on dance, tribal arts, crafts, and other traditional Bhopal and Madhya Pradesh traditions. Apart from the local culture, many art and craft forms from around the country and even international destinations are expressed during this festival. One of Bhopal's most famous festivals celebrated and organized is the five-day-long Lokrang Festival. It attracts tourists, dance connoisseurs, music connoisseurs, and artists from around the globe. The word 'Lokrang' is an amalgamation of two different words, 'Lok,' which means people, and 'Rang,' which means color.

HISTORY OF LOKRANG FESTIVAL

Madhya Pradesh is primarily a land of forests, national parks, and wildlife sanctuaries. It is also primarily a land of forest dwellers or tribal populations. They have their distinctive arts, culture, rituals, and of course, celebrations. And to rejoice and keep alive this tradition of tribal dances, festivals, and culture, the Madhya Pradesh Adivasi Lok Kala Evam Boli Vikas Academy organizes the Lokrang Utsav in Bhopal. Every year the Lokrang has a theme based on which a gallery, either of photographs or tribal arts and trinkets, is displayed. There is also an array of traditional handicrafts and hand looms on sale brought in by the artisans and traders. Its purpose is to remember all the unique traditions of tribal and folk people across India. It also aims to keep this dying diversity of local tribal culture, folk, and traditional art alive and help it thrive.

HOW IS LOKRANG FESTIVAL CELEBRATED?

To rejoice and keep alive this tradition of tribal dances, festivals, and culture, the Madhya Pradesh Adivasi Lok Kala Evam Boli Vikas Academy organizes the Lokrang Utsav in Bhopal. Every year the Lokrang has a theme based on which a gallery, either of photographs or tribal arts and trinkets, is displayed. There is also an array of traditional handicrafts and hand looms on sale brought in by the artisans and traders. Its purpose is to remember all the unique traditions of tribal and folk people across India. It also aims to keep this dying diversity of local tribal culture, folk, and traditional art alive and help it thrive.

WHERE IS LOKRANG FESTIVAL CELEBRATED?

Adivasi Lok Kala Academy hosts Lokrang Festival in Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal. This five-day-long festival showcases the folk and tribal dance tradition of India. This festival beckons tourists around the world who are curious to know more about Lokrang Festival. Emphasis is given to dramas, dance, art, and music. An epitome of cultural diversity, Lokrang Festival honors the ancient cultures that exemplify India and its heritage.

KEY ATTRACTIONS OF LOKRANG FESTIVAL

  • Folk, tribal, classic, and other forms of dance performances
  • The art and craft exhibition
  • Music performances
  • Paintings of renowned artists and budding talents
  • Music history exhibition
  • Storytelling
  • Puppet shows
  • Children movie presentations
  • Local cuisine at the food fes
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FAQs about Lokarang Festival

Q.What is the Lokrang Festival?
Lokarang is a cultural festival that focuses on dance, tribal arts, crafts, and other traditional things of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Q.What is the duration of the Lokrang Festival??
Lokrang festival is celebrated for five long days in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
Q.What does the word "Lokrang" mean??
The word 'Lokrang' is an amalgamation of two different words, 'Lok,' which means people, and 'Rang,' which means color.
Q.The Lokrang festival emphasizes what?
The Lokrang Festival emphasizes dramas, dance, art, and music.