‘BHARAT PARV’ from Jan 26 at Red Fort

A traditional dance of Telangana

The Government  of  India is organising ‘Bharat Parv’  event  at  the   Red Fort, Delhi  from  26th to 31st  January, 2018   as  part of  the  Republic  Day  2018  celebrations.  The prime objective   of organizing the event  is  to  generate  a  patriotic  mood,  promote  the  rich  cultural  diversity  of the country and  to  ensure  wider  participation  of the  general  public.

The Ministry of  Tourism  has  been  designated  as the nodal  Ministry for the  event, the highlights of  which  include Display  of  Republic Day Parade Tableaux, Performances  by  the Armed  Forces  Bands (Static as  well  as  dynamic),  a  Multi-Cuisine  Food  Court,  Craft Mela,  Cultural  Performances from  different  regions of the country  and   Photo Exhibition  by the Directorate  of  Advertising and  Visual  Publicity   (DAVP).

The Cultural  Performances  include  choreographed  Fork/ Tribal Dances and  Music  arranged  through  the North Zonal  Cultural  Centre  as  well  as  performances  by  cultural  troupes  from  the  different  States / UTs of the country.  The  Food  Court  will have  stalls  set  up  by the States/ UTs,  National  Association  of  Street  Vendors of  India (NASVI)  showcasing  street  food  from  different  regions  as  well  as  by the Institutes  of Hotel  Managements  and  ITDC.

Red Fort, Delhi

The  Craft  Mela  with  50  stalls  will  showcase the  diverse  handicrafts   of the country,  arranged  by the  State  Governments  and  Ministry of  Textiles  through  the office of  the  Development  Commissioner  of  Handicrafts.  There will  be   Theme  State  Pavilions  where  each  State  would  showcase  their  strengths  along with  tourism  products.  DAVP is also setting up an exhibition on the theme “Naya Bharat Hum Karke Rahenge”.  A  live  ‘Cookery  Demonstration  Area’  is  being  set up  in the food  court  to  promote  cuisines  of  different  States of  India.

The  Bharat  Parv event  will  be  inaugurated  at  5.00 pm  on  26th  January, 2018  and  would  be  open  for  public  till  10.00 pm.  From  27th to 31st  January, 2018,  the event  will  be  open  from  12 Noon  to  10.00 pm. The event is open for public and entry is free.  However,  identity  proof  is  to  be  carried  for  entry  to  the event.