Prayagraj Dance Troupe to Perform Dhediya Dance at RD Parade in Delhi | Allahabad News
A group of 11 dancers will perform the traditional folk dance Dhediya
Prayagraj: A group of 11 city dancers will perform the traditional folk dance “Dhediya” of Sangam City during the 2022 Republic Day parade in New Delhi on January 26th.
After participating in various district and state level competitions, two UP dance troupes were selected to perform at the RD parade called “Vande Bharatam Nritya Utsav”.
The Sanagm City Dance Group, led by dancer Supriya Singh Rawat, will depart for the nation’s capital on January 8. They will be perfected by four renowned choreographers for the Republic Day celebrations.
The Ministry of Culture had launched “Vande Bharatam Nritya Utsav”, a pan-Indian dance competition, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The main objective of the competition was to select the best dance talents from all over the country and offer them the opportunity to perform during the cultural program of the RD Parade.
Group leader and dancer Supriya Singh Rawat told TOI: “A total of 36 dance teams have been selected in a national competition to perform on Republic Day Parade-2022. Along with their urban dance group Supriya Dance Group, the state’s Om Shree Vinayak group was also selected to perform at the event.
She argued that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wish to organize such a competition as the event, which would show the unity and integrity of the country.
The city dance group was selected in the folk dance group category. The group includes Supriya Singh Rawat (group leader), Rangoli Tiwari, Anushree Dubey, Madhurima Shree, Kritika Agarwal, Prachi Yadav, Vartika Dubey, Saumya Chandra, Shehi, Prakriti Maurya and Kanishka Jaiswal. Supriya said a total of 65 groups comprising 650 artists performed in the grand finale held at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on December 19 and a total of 36 groups, including two troupes from Uttar Pradesh, managed to perform at the parade.
The ministry had invited dance groups in four categories: folk, classical, fusion and tribal. No less than 3,872 artists from across the country, including 180 folk, 80 classics, 460 fusion and 70 tribals have registered to exhibit their talent between November 17 and 25. After the entries were registered, a total of 3,692 artists had performed at the state level. competitions organized in different events between November 30 and December 4.
Later, the artists took part in various level group competitions held in four cities – Kolkata, Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai. The grand finale took place in Delhi on December 19, where a total of 650 artists from 65 groups performed and 36 groups were ultimately selected to perform at the parade.