Chakradhar Samaroh, Raigarh

This music festival, is organized by the Ustad Allaudin Khan Sangeet Academy and the Chakradhar Lalit Kala Kendra, to commemorate the memory of Maharaja Chakradhar Singh. This former ruler, a great tabla player and dancer, wrote many books on music and dance. He developed a new form of Kathak and established the Raigarh Gharana
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The town of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh has carved a niche for itself in the cultural scenario of the country. Maharaja Chakradhar Singh in whose memory the Chakradhar Festival is held in Chhattisgarh. Maharaja Chakradhar Singh was the former king of Raigarh. He was also a great patron of music and dance. He could play the tabla and was a skilled dancer as well. The Chakradhar Samaraho in Raigarh is in honor and remembrance of this great man whose contribution is valued to this day.

The Chakradhar Festival is a result of the initiative taken by the Ustad Allaudin Khan Sangeet Academy and the Chakradhar Lalit Kala Kendra, two institutes dedicated to the promotion of music. Each year, dancers and musicians from different parts of the country come to this Musical Festival in Chhattisgarh to display their talents. Folk artistes are also an integral part of this Musical Festival. The functions include memorable performances by the folk artistes as well. It would be no exaggeration to say that you will remain fastened to your seats when you watch the shows. It is a wonderful opportunity for them to uphold their endowments. A visit to the Chakradhar Festival in Chhattisgarh will give you the wonderful opportunity to witness the programmes of several jewels at the same time. They all possess exceptional caliber and that is well manifested in their performances. Chhattisgarh Festivals like these reflect the rich cultural heritage of our country.

How to Reach

 By Air:  The nearest airport is Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda, Durlaga, Odisha (92 Km)  The convenient airport is the Swami Vivekananda Airport aka Raipur Airport which is just 203 kilometres away from Raigarh.

By Road: The city has well-established roadways that are connected with other internal and external regions of the city. It is served with frequent government and private bus services. So, it can be a great option to take a road trip from nearby cities like - Bhilai, Durg, etc. The roads in Raigarh are in perfect shape, so your journey would be smooth too.

By Train: The nearest railway station is Raigarh Railway Station. It is situated on the Mumbai-Howrah route.  

 

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Collector & District Magistrate Office
Collector & District Magistrate ,Raigarh
Collector & District Magistrate Office, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh
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How to reach

The nearest airport is Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda, Durlaga, Odisha 768204, which is 92 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Raigarh, which is 3 KMs away.
The nearest bus stand is Raigarh, which is 1KMs away.
Event Details
Venue Address
Ramlela Maidan, Raigarh , Chhattisgarh
Date Time

31 Aug 2022 - 9 Sep 2022

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Free

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