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Kolkata hosts Folk festival

India Blooms News Service | | 12 Jan 2015, 07:42 pm
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IBNS): West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University organised a three-day folk music festival and a folk arts and crafts fair on West Bengal at the Jorasanko Thakurbari.

The  festival and fair were inaugurated by Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, Vice Chancellor, Rabindra Bharati University and Swapna Mandal, Director, All India Radio .

The folk music festival was organised by Prasar Bharati, Doordarshan Kendra and All India Radio, Kolkata in association with the West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, while the fair was  organised by the Akademi.

On each day, the folk music festival was  held between 2 pm and 7 pm, and the folk arts and crafts fair from 12 noon to 7 pm.