Representatives of Uzbekistan takes part in the International Dance Festival in India
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The 2nd International Dance Festival, organized by the leading Indian state television and radio corporation Doordarshan together with the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union with the support of the Ministry of Broadcasting of India, recently took place in Delhi.
More than 400 guests attended the festival, including representatives of state, public and cultural organizations and the media in India.
The festival featured music and dance groups from 12 foreign countries, such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Malaysia, Turkmenistan, Singapore, Cambodia, China, Laos, etc.
Uzbekistan was represented at the event by the laureate of the Nihol Prize Sherzod Kenjebayev and the Navbahor dance ensemble of the Uzbek State Philharmonic under the leadership of Honored Artist Gulbahor Madrakhimova.
The performances of the Uzbek group covered various areas of dance art. The group “Navbahor” presented the fiery dance “Guldasta”, and Sh. Kenjebaev made his composition “Lagan Raksi”, which caused the participants to ovations.
During the interview, the director of the Doordarshan, the festival’s director Rupa Mehta noted the following:
“We are very happy to see dance groups of Uzbekistan at the festival, who performed with a colorful and rich program. It is noteworthy that the Uzbek dances and many movements demonstrated by your artists are in many ways similar to Indian dances. ”
“Today we held the second International Dance Festival. The first festival was held last year in Hyderabad, where representatives of Uzbekistan also took part. I want to note that the Uzbek dance is very rich. The dances demonstrated by Uzbek artists aroused great interest among the guests of the event. We look forward to seeing representatives of Uzbekistan next year. ” - said the Head of the Broadcasting Division of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, Olya Boyar.