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Dussehra 2015 Schedule

Day 1 (22 Oct, 2015)

  1. Rath Procession( In pre sence of Honourable Governor of Himachal Pradesh)
  2. Inauguration of exhibitions in the Exhibition ground
  3. Prayer ceremony at the temporary camp of Lord Raghunathji
  4. Inauguration of International Kullu Dussehra by the Chief guest
  5. Cultural Programmes in the evening

Day- 2 to Day- 4 (Oct 23 to Oct 25, 2015)

Various sports competitions among schools, colleges during the day.

Cultural programmes during the evenings including foreign troupes, folk artists from various Indian states, local artists.

Day-5 (Oct 26, 2015)

“Pride of Kullu” – Kullu Nati dance performed by over 12,000 people.

Day-6 (Oct 27,105)

  1. Folk dances, Musical Instruments based competitions at Kala Kendra.
  2. “Muhalla”- All Devatas come and pay attendance before Lord Raghunathji. They come with their musical instruments and flags.
  3. Cultural Programmes in the evening

Day-7 (Oct 28,2015)

  1. Conclusion of International Kullu Dussehra by Honourable Chief
  2. Minister Valedictory function- distribution of prizes
  3. Rath Procession for “Lanka Dahan”
  4. Cultural Programmes during the evening

Folk and other main attractions during Dussehra 2015

22 Oct, 2015- Mamta Sharma
23 Oct, 2015- Miss Pooja
24 Oct, 2015- Kshitij Tarey
25 Oct, 2015- Dev Negi
26 Oct, 2015- Master Saleem
27 Oct, 2015- Kumar Shanu
28 Oct, 2015- Himachali Star Night

In the International Folk Dance Festival, artists from 7 countries (Russia, Portugal, Kyrgyzstan, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Taiwan) will perform.

Apart from performances by all the 12 districts of the State, folk artists from Assam, West Bengal, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar will also perform during the festival.