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Octave comes to the Hyderabad

Octave comes to the Hyderabad
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Octave, a festival celebrating the rich cultural traditions of the North East, will be held in the city for the first time. The event will feature 13 art forms and 200 artistes performing various dance forms from December 11 to 23. M Harikrishna, director, art and culture, Telangana State, said,

Octave, a festival celebrating the rich cultural traditions of the North East, will be held in the city for the first time. The event will feature 13 art forms and 200 artistes performing various dance forms from December 11 to 23. M Harikrishna, director, art and culture, Telangana State, said, “I have requested the authorities to include the art form of Telangana in the group and they have agreed to it.

Octave festival (file photo)

This is a great opportunity for artistes in the State to showcase their talent. Cultural programmes can unite the nation and we all can explore different art forms with these types of events.” The event will be held simultaneously at Shilparamam, Warangal and Shadnagar.

Octave was started in 2006 to bring the North East into focus and create a better understanding about the aesthetics from the region. The octagonal formation of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura has its own distinct cultures, traditions and topography.

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