A Festival of India is being organized in Cote d’Ivoire and concurrently accredited countries of Liberia and Guinea from August 15, 2017 – January 28, 2018.
The Festival will showcase diverse Indian culture through classical and folk dances. The events will be held in four cities of Cote d’Ivoire -- Abidjan, Yamoussoukro and Grand Bassam and Daloa -- and capital cities of Monrovia of Liberia and Conakry of Guinea.
The events being showcased are Bharatnatyam Dance Group led by D. Bhavani Shankar (August 15-16) and Mohiniattam Dance Group led by Aswathy Nair (September 22-25). The group will also perform in Monrovia, Liberia, an official press release said.
Folk Dance of Arunachal Pradesh Rinchin Droma will be staged on October 27-30. The group will also perform in Conakry, Guinea.
Manipuri Dance Group led by B. Sanjita Devi will perform on January 26-28, 2018.