Darjeeling Begins its Winter Festival 2015

Darjeeling Winter Festival began on 4th of Jan 2015. This 7 days fest is joint initiative of the tourism department of the GTA and the state government.

Darjeeling winter fest dances

Mr Bimal gurung GTA chief and Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha (GJMM) supremo inaugurated the opening ceremony of the festival which was later followed by a welcome note by Mr D.B.Lepcha

Darjeeling winter fest 2015

The inaugural ceremony was concluded by the popular folk dance called the ‘dhaan naach’ by an artist of Teesta Rangit Sanskritik Toli which was further followed by a concluding speech by Mr Bimal Gurung.

Darjeeling winter fest opening ceremony

Popular singers such as Nima rumba, Bipul chettri, Adrian Pradhan and bands like Pralaya, Mantra, Parichaya, Wafwot band, Still waters, US band will be giving live performances. The winners of the international hornbill festival Adam’s apple and Nightmare are also expected to delight the audience with their soulful performances.

adrian pradhan Darjeeling winter fest 2015

The festival is great platform to promote Darjeeling and its vast diversified culture and traditions along with its serene and enchanting locations. It is also a chance for local talents to come up.

PROGRAMME LIST

Date:4.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
TEESTA RANJIT TOLI
Date:4.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
KALA NIKETAN ACADEMY
Date:4.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
ADRIAN PRADHAN
Date:5.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
TRIVENI SANGEETALAYA
Date:5.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
RUSTY NAILS, KATMANDU
Date:5.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
STILL WATERS SIKKIM
Date:6.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
KANCHENJUNGA NRITYA ACADEMY
Date:6.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
PRALAYA, DARJEELING
Date:6.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
DEEPAK BAJRACHARYA
Date:7.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
TRINETRA SANGEETALAYA, MARYBONG
Date:7.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
WAFWOT, DARJEELING
Date:7.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
ADAMS APPLE, DARJEELING
Date:8.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
I & CA, GTA, DARJEELING
Date:8.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
PARICHAYA BAND DARJEELING
Date:8.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
NIMA RUMBA, KATMANDU
Date:9.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
SADA SAMIR ACADEMY, BIJANBARI
Date:9.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
NIGHTMARES
Date:9.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
BIPUL CHETTRI, DELHI
Date:10.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
I & CA, GTA, DARJEELING
Date:10.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
U.S BAND, DARJEELING
Date:10.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
MANTRA DARJEELING
Date:11.1.15 Time: 11am to 2pm
MADHURIMA
Date:11.1.15 Time: 2pm to 5pm
I & CA, GTA, DARJEELING
Date:11.1.15 Time: 5pm to 9pm
CARNIVAL DARJEELING

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