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MP: 500 artists to showcase talent in dance festival


Gwalior :  Nearly 500 artists, including about 200 from seven foreign countries, are expected to take part in an international dance festival beginning here on October 24.

The annual festival is being organised for the 12th time jointly by NGO Udvhav and educational institute Greenwood, Udvhav president Dr Keshav Pandey told PTI.

Dance troupes from Russia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Iran, South Korea, Sri Lanka and Nepal would come to participate in the festival. Besides, 15 dance troupes from eight states and 10 from the city will showcase their talent during the festival, he said.

Pandey said that in all around 500 artists will take part in the festival which is going to be organised at three venues – Indian Institute of Travel Tour Management (IITTM), Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV- IIITM) and Greenwood’s campus – on different days.

The festival is a very popular dance event of Madhya Pradesh, he said claiming that the participation in it has swelled considerably in the last couple of years.

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