Jharkhand Janjatiya Mahotsav

Chief Minister Hemant Soren kicked-off the Jharkhand Tribal Festival on August 9, 2022. It is a two-day festival and will conclude on August 10. The festival will witness the participation of artists from tribal-dominated states, including India’s north-eastern states.

Key Points related to Festival:

  • The Jharkhand Janjatiya Mahotsav will knit the best of cultural strands of participating states.
  • It is aimed at bringing the rich tribal tapestry to the world, by means of host of exciting events such as Tribal Food Festivals, Tribal Fashion Shows, Handicraft Exhibitions etc.
  • Festival will be marked by several events like seminars, art & music concerts, food festivals, fashion shows, and various cultural programmes to exhibit “unparalleled and vibrant tribal arts”.
  • Artists from states like Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Mizoram will take part.

The inaugural ceremony of the festival was held at Morabadi Ground in Ranchi. It aims to celebrate the uniqueness of vibrant demography present in Jharkhand and other participating states. festival will witness the glimpses of prosperous like of tribals, for the first time in state. Festival is being held to commemorate the World Tribal Day.

World Tribal Day

The World Tribal day is celebrated on August 9, every year. The day is also known as “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples”. In year 2022, the day was celebrated under the theme- “The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge.”




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