4 Days Saang Festival – 2012

November 27, 2012 5:41 am


saang festival 2012Artists from Haryana will present folklore through songs and dance at Saang Festival organized by DPR Haryana.

An immaculate staging of a popular folk drama “Ajit Singh- Rajbala” by artistes of Kurukshetra University provided a befitting grand finale to the four-day Yuva Haryanvi Saang Festival, which concluded at Tagore Theatre here today.

Written by a noted Haryanvi playwright Chander Lal Bedi, the folk play depicted the saga of sufferings and resolute resolves of prince Ajit Singh, who lost his kingdom of Amarkot and subsequently his proposed marriage to princess Rajbala of Jaisalmer. The play progressed under the direction of Sooraj Bedi with compatible acting spells from all actors, including five female artistes.

The highlight of the festival, organised by the Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Haryana, remained the pioneering performance of the female actors for the first time in the history of Haryanvi traditional saang staged in the region.

Project director B.S. Balhara presented cash awards of Rs 51,000, Rs 31,000 and Rs 21,000 to respective winners on behalf of the DPR, Haryana.

Date: 26 to 30 Nov, 2012. Time: 6:00 pm
Venue: Tagore Theatre, Sector – 18B, Chandigarh