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Arjun Munda inaugurates first-ever Virtual 10-day-long Aadi Mahotsav in Madhya Pradesh

Arjun Munda inaugurates first-ever Virtual 10-day-long Aadi Mahotsav in Madhya Pradesh
Arjun Munda inaugurates first-ever Virtual 10-day-long Aadi Mahotsav in Madhya Pradesh

Arjun Munda inaugurates first-ever Virtual 10-day-long Aadi Mahotsav in Madhya Pradesh

The 10-day-long Adi Mahotsav in Madhya Pradesh was inaugurated in a virtual format by the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda. Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, TRIFED has decided to organise its annual program Aadi Mahotsav-2020 in an online mode this year.

The 10-day long festival, commencing on December 1, 2020, is being hosted on the Tribes India website(www.tribesindia.com).

The Main Focus On - 10-day-long Aadi Mahotsav in Madhya Pradesh

The main focus is on the tribal craft and culture of Madhya Pradesh. Ms. Meena Singh, Minister for Tribal Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh and Shri Ramesh Chand Meena, Chairman, TRIFED were the guests of honour for this online inauguration today.

Showcase - Aadi Mahotsav in Madhya Pradesh

The event will showcase the tribal traditions of the various tribal communities – by having their crafts and natural produce on display. Videos showcasing different aspects of their culture – music, dance etc, will also be shared. In essence, it will still be a celebration of the tribes and their diverse, varied lifestyle but on a different platform.

About - Aadi Mahotsav

The Aadi Mahotsav – A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Crafts, Cuisine and Commerce – is a successful initiative that was commenced in 2017. The festival was an attempt to familiarise the people with the rich and diverse craft, culture of the tribal communities across the country, in one place. Held between 16-30 November, 2019 in New Delhi, the 15-day festival featured an exhibition-cum-sale of tribal handicrafts, art, paintings fabric, jewellery. More than 400 tribal artisans and producers from across India enriched the festival with their participation and it received tremendous response.

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