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Sanskriti Utsav 2023 – Event, Theme And Significance

Utkarsh Classes 25-12-2023
Sanskriti Utsav 2023 – Event, Theme And Significance State news 4 min read

'Sanskriti Utsav 2023' has been started in the state from 25 December to 26 January 2024 to enrich the cultural heritage of Uttar Pradesh and make folk art ubiquitous.

Theme of Sanskriti Utsav:

  • Uttar Pradesh Festival: Our Culture-Our Identity'

Key Points related to the Sanskriti Utsav:

  • This festival will be organised by the Culture Department of Uttar Pradesh across the state, which will include many competitions.
  • These programs will be organised across the state mainly with the spirit of preserving cultural genres like classical, sub-classical, folk theater and folk music.
  • In this event, folk music prevalent in rural areas will also be given great importance.
  • A competition will be organised at the district headquarters between January 1 and 5, 2024, in which selected artists at the Tehsil level will participate.
  • A competition will be organised at the divisional headquarters level between 10-15 January, in which artists selected at the district level will participate.
  • The competition will be organised at the divisional headquarters level between 10th -15th January, in which the artists selected at the district level will participate.
  • After this, the competition will reach the final stage after passing through three more stages and all three stages of the competition will be organised in Lucknow.
  • Under the event, there will be dance competitions related to Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Mohiniyattam and other classical dances.
  • Similarly, in folk dance there will be competitions of Dhobia, Ahirwa, Karma, Shaila, Domkach, Akhet and in folk drama there will be competitions of Nautanki, Ramlila, Raasleela, Swang, Bhagat, Bahurupiya, street drama etc.
  • In folk singing, competitions will be organised in categories like Kajri, Chauti, Jhula, Birha, Alha, Nirgun, folk songs, qawwali and songs under easy music, ghazal, bhajan and patriotic songs.

Uttar Pradesh: General Information

  • Formation- 1 November 1956
  • State symbol: Two fishes and bow and arrow within a circle
  • State Bird: Stork (Cranuch) (Grus antigone)
  • State Animal: Swamp deer (Rucervus duvaucelii)
  • State flower: Palash
  • Legislative Assembly seats – 404
  • Lok Sabha seats – 80
  • Rajya Sabha seats – 31
  • First Chief Minister of the state – Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant
  • First woman Chief Minister of the state and country - Sucheta Kripalani
  • Current Chief Minister – Yogi Adityanath
  • First woman governor of the state and country - Sarojini Naidu
  • Number of states adjacent to the state -9 (8 states and 1 union territory)
  • Total literacy in Uttar Pradesh -67.72%
  • Average sex ratio (as per 2011 census) -912 (India's sex ratio is 943)
  • Wildlife Sanctuaries – Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary, Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahavir Swami Wildlife Sanctuary, Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Fairs/Festivals - Nauchandi Fair (Meerut), Bateshwar Fair (Agra), Kajri Fair (Mahoba), Soron Fair (Kasganj), Devi Patan Fair (Balrampur).

FAQ

Ans. Uttar Pradesh 'Sanskriti Utsav 2023' will be organised across the state from 25 December to 26 January 2024.

Ans. Uttar Pradesh Festival: Our Culture-Our Identity'

Ans. Palaash

Ans. Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant

Ans. Balrampur
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