Pandavani Current Affairs, GK & News


Pandavani is a lyrical folk form of narration of scenes/events from Mahabharata without the use of props. It usually has a lead singer/narrator and two accompanying musicians with instruments. It is popular in tribes in Chattisgarh especially the Pardhi community. Traditionally, it was practiced only by men, but since 1980s women have also been performing. ..

Teejan Bai wins 2018 Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize

Dr. Teejan Bai, the folk artist from Chhattisgarh, has won the 2018 Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize, one of the top honours of Japan. It was the first time she had been formally recognised abroad and she was flabbergasted that anyone in Japan had heard of her or her art: Pandavani. Dr. Teejan is a ..