International Folklore Festival

The fourth International Folklore Festival commenced at ChandigarhUniversity (CU) , which was inaugurated by Kazakhstan’s ambassador to India Alimbayev Yerlan, Punjabi singer and actor Dr Satinder Sartaj and Dr Baljit Singh Sekhon, joint secretary of the Association of Indian Universities.


More than 1,000 participants from 40 countries presented their traditional and folk dances during the three-day cultural extravaganza. While inaugurating the festival, Sartaj had said, “The folk of any country depicts its rich culture and heritage, and such festivals unite the whole world on a single platform. Music and dance are two forms of art that promote universal harmony across the world.”


Kazakhstan ambassador had said, “It is a commendable job done by Chandigarh University to organise the festival virtually and it will help in making strong cultural ties with India.”