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Rajasthan Delphic Games Started with Art Camp and Craft Exhibition

  • 10 Feb 2023
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On February 9, 2023, The Delphic Games were inaugurated by the Delphic Council of Rajasthan at Jawahar Kala Kendra with the inauguration of an art camp. This was followed by a live display of various handicrafts in the craft exhibition.

Key points

  • The Delphic Games held at Jawahar Kala Kendra are being held for the first time at the regional level. These games will play an important role in preserving the art and culture of Rajasthan and making the youth of the state their art identity. In these games, youth from 18 to 35 years of age of the state are participating.
  • Painting artists from Jaipur, Kanota, Lalsot, Ajmer, Bikaner, Kishangarh, Meerut and installation artists from Rajasthan School of Arts, Indian Institute of Crafts, Visual Art Department and Drawing and Painting Department of Rajasthan University participated in the Art Camp.
  • In this, the 80 feet Delphic Art Wall made by the Indian Institute of Crafts was also the center of attraction. Lac bangles making, hand block printing, cloth weaving, charkha running, and khadi stalls were set up by the Rajasthan Khadi and Village Industries Board in collaboration with the Industries and Commerce Department.
  • The Delphic Games are being held February 9 from to 12 at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur.
  • It will be held in six categories including classical, Indian film music popular music (apart from Indian film music), classical, dance, folk music Dance, contemporary dance, photography (2 categories) and cash prizes will be given for each category.
  • Significantly, Rajasthan is the first state to organize Delphic Games at the regional level. The first stage of the Delphic Games was online, with applications by participants 8 until January 2023. Selected participants are participating in the second phase to be held at Jawahar Kala Kendra.
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