Karnataka to showcase its folk culture in R-D parade

Karnataka will showcase its rich heritage of folklore in colourful tableaux during the Republic Day parade on Rajpath.

As part of this year’s parade, the state will depict popular, major folk arts, including dance of the Goravas, DolluKunita, Veeragaase, Kamsale, PoojaKunita and Somana Kunita.

While the replica of a Gorava dancer leads the tableau, that of the Somana Kunita has been placed at the tableau’s rear, a group of 25 artistes and supporting staff, led by art director Shashidhar Adapa have prepared the tableaux and, music director V Manohar has scored the background music. The folk artistes from the state have already started their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade.

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