Panaji : November 2, 2016 …. Inter state Cultural events plays very important role in propagating national unity, stated Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar during a function organized by Bal Bhavan Panaji today at Kala Acadamy.

The Chief Minister was speaking after inaugurating inter state cultural programme organised by Bal Bhavan to showcase multi faceted talent of children.  The function also aims at  giving a platform for traditional  culture and  folk art of neighbouring states.

The  Chief Minister Congratulated Bal Bhavan, Goa for organizing this event and said that Such programme which contains traditional folk culture of different states is much needed to propagate the feeling of unity among the people.

Although Our country has diverse culture, events rich with different traditional art integrates the nation in real sense, Chief Minister further added.  He lauded efforts made by children of various Bal Bhavan to showcase rich cultural art hails from different states.   

Children participated in this programme were from Garware Bal Bhavan, Aurangabad, Rangaprabhath Bal Bhavan, Kerala. Banglore and Mumbai Bal Bhavan. 

This is the first time that Bal Bhavan, has engaged children from neighbouring states in order to inter -exchange the cultural heritage and folk songs, dance of Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, Chairperson of  Bal Bhavan, Goa Smt. Kunda Chodankar informed.  

Director of Bal Bhavan Shri. Santosh Amonkar,  Shri. Hemant Golatkar, Programme Officer Shri. Shashikant Punaji, Officials of  Various Bal Bhavan were present at the programme.