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Press Release: Glimpses of India Festival in Urumqi
09/03/2014


As part of “Glimpses of India Festival” a mega Bollywood dance performance was inaugurated by Secretary Culture to the Government of India, Mr. Ravindara Singh and Deputy Chief of Mission Dr. B. Bala Bhaskar in Urumqi on 2nd September 2014 at the Xinjiang Art Theater
. The two day event was organized to coincide with cultural week at the 4th China-Eurasia Expo. The 12  member Indiana troupe enthralled the audience with their exquisite dance performance. The group performed on old and contemporary Bollywood songs of actors like Raj Kapoor and Shahrukh Khan. The event was received with thumping applause by the audience who also danced to the tunes of Bollywood songs throughout the programme.

The year round Glimpses of India Festival is a cultural extravaganza organized by the Embassy of India, to mark 2014 as the Year of India-China Friendly Exchanges it showcases a wide range of events including Indian performing art, visual and photographic exhibitions, Indian modern art, food festival, film festival as well as events involving eminent Indian &Chinese scholars & writers.This is done with a view to present the people of China a slice of India’s immense cultural heritage.
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