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Lokotsav 2023 - Festival of Handicraft & folk Artists

Lokotsav 2023 - Festival of Handicraft & folk Artists

Dates : 30th January to 8th February 2023

Venue : Kala Academy, Panjim

The government of Goa, Directorate of Art & Culture is presenting a beautiful mixture of Folk forms & Handicrafts from all over India at the yearly (Folk festival) Lokotsav. This is a 10 days National Level Festival that is held at Darya Sangam, Kala Academy, Goa.

Around 500 Folk artists will be presenting various folk dances and music of their states and also 800 craft persons will be displaying their Handicraft items during the festival period which is witnessed by more than 50 thousand people every year. This folk festival is being organized by the Directorate of Art & Culture, Govt. of Goa every year in joint collaboration of West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur, Kala Academy, Goa, Sports Authority of Goa, Corporation of the City of Panaji & other agencies in order to promote the folk culture and handicrafts from different states and also from Goa. A perfect platform is given to the artisans to showcase and sale their crafts. Day by day its popularity is increasing rapidly. The folk artists and craftsman from all over India including Goa are invited to present the folklore of their respective states in Lokotsav and also International Artist are invited to perform their folk art.

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