Union Minister inaugurated Jyotirgamaya-A festival showcasing the talent of unsung performers

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The Union Minister of Culture has inaugurated Jyotirgamaya-A festival showcasing the talent of unsung performers.

What is Jyotirgamaya?

Organized by: Sangeet Natak Akademi

Purpose: It is a festival to showcase the talent of rare musical instruments from across the country, including street performers, train entertainers, performers attached to temples etc.

Significance: The festival envisages sensitizing people about the need to safeguard the craft of making as well as the skill of playing rare musical instruments and to give a voice to ‘unheard’ artistes who hardly ever see the limelight. 

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Source: The post is based on the articleUnion Minister inaugurated Jyotirgamaya-A festival showcasing the talent of unsung performers” published in PIB on 21st June 2022.

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