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Wari Jalsa

Wari Jalsa

Wari Jalsa

Wari Jalsa is a celebration of an initiative which provides a platform for the lost art of live narration of folk tales.
Curated by: Nicky Chandam.

The stories and storytellers:

Kaalchakra – A curious and humorous tale of the unpredictable path trodden by the wheel of time; of priorities, of fortune and misfortune and a refreshing new perspective on both.

Duration: 15 minutes
Adapted and performed by Valentina Trivedi.

Neelkanth – This popular folk tale set in the picturesque land of Kerala talks of the love and warmth between an elephant and his mahout. Their experiences together bring forth the value of faith, hope and unconditional love.

Duration: 15 minutes
Adapted and performed by Madhavi Menon.

Bhaagya se Takkar – In this folktale from Tamil Nadu, divine will comes face to face with a man’s sharp intellect and is defeated. In a humorous vein, the narrative progresses with a nod towards some societal norms.

Duration: 25 minutes. Adapted by Valentina Trivedi
Performed by Valentina Trivedi andTarique Hameed.

Poubi Lai – Adapted from an ancient folklore of Manipur about a giant python which inhabits the Loktak Lake.

Duration: 15 minutes
Adapted by Nicky Chandam. Performed by Tarique Hameed.

Dhol Cholom – Dynamic drum dances of Manipur, performed by men and characterized by energetic drumming, accompanied by complex rhythms and cross-rhythms, jumps and aerial leaps.
Performed by Shyam Arts, Manipur.

Tickets at INR 500, INR 350 and INR 200 available online and at the Programme Desk Habitat World, IHC.

An Old World Culture presentation.

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Wari Jalsa was last modified: by
July 08 2018


Date: July 8
Time: 7:00 pm
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