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A programme on folklore consisting of lectures as well as demonstrations. The following programmes have been held.

  • September 1996: lecture by G.N.
    Devy followed by a folk ritual performance.
  • On 12 March 1997: Mahasveta Devi was invited to deliver a lecture.
  • On 21 April 1997: renowned folklorist Jawaharlal Handoo delivered a lecture.
  • On 12 September 1998; Narayan Bharati, renowned Sindhi folklorist delivered a lecture followed by live presentation of Sindhi folksongs.
  • On 25 November, 1999 Pakhan presented Dogri folk music.
  • On 23 October 1999, Tara Bhawalkar, eminent folklorist of Maharashtra delivered a lecture on folk literature at Mergaon, Goa.
  • On 29 October 1999 renowned Bengali folklorist Sudhir Chakraborty delivered a lecture on `The folkways of life in Bengal' at Kolkata.
  • On 2 January 2000, Sukhree Bomma-gowda presented Haalakki Folk Songs at Bangalore.
  • On 18 October 2000 authority of ethno-music Sri L. Birendrakumar Singh delivered a lecture on `Tradition and Modernity in Manipuri folk literature' at Imphal.
  • On 22 October 2000 Shyam Verenkar presented a brief outline on `Konkani
    Folklore need for Protection and preservation' at Sadshivgarh.
  • On 24 November 2000 Madhukar Wakode presented a brief outline on `Imagery, Symbols and Myths' at Mumbai.
  • On 10 February 2001 Sri Kyatanna and Sri Mudduveeranna folklore artists performed `Junjappana Padagalu' and `Gane: Vadana' at Challakere.
  • On 10 February 2001 Meerasabihalli Shivanna at Challakare.
    On 11 April 2001 Trilochan Misra delivered a lecture on `The living voice : tradition and modernity in Oriya folk literature' at Bhubaneswar.
  • On 10 June 2001 Giraddi Govindaraja, B.A. Vivek Rai and C.N. Ramachandran at Bangalore.
  • On 2 August 2001 Dalpat Padhiyar, Harishchandra Joshi, Balwant Jani and Raghuveer Chaudhari present a brief outline on `Gujarati Folklore' followed by live

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