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Bihu presented in London Commonwealth Country Fair

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Nov 16 - This year�s Commonwealth Country Fair in London was attended by 33 Commonwealth countries held at the Kensington Town Hall, London. This is an annual event held in aid of the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund. Various countries put up colourful stalls showcasing the richness and diversity of the commonwealth countries. Artefacts made by local artisans were put on display and country specific cuisine was also available for the food buffs. All profits from the fair will be utilised for the Commonwealth girl�s education fund. This was stated in a press release.

There was an array of cultural events presented by different countries and India was represented by London�s Bordoisila Bihu Gosthi who performed the rhythmic and gracious Bihu dance from Assam. With the dancers adorning authentic attire made out of muga silk, the performance was eye catching as the entire sound for the well choreographed dance was created live on stage. As the performance progressed, the audience from the various commonwealth countries clapped to the beat of the dhol and were in awe seeing the richness of this cultural representation.

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Bihu presented in London Commonwealth Country Fair

GUWAHATI, Nov 16 - This year�s Commonwealth Country Fair in London was attended by 33 Commonwealth countries held at the Kensington Town Hall, London. This is an annual event held in aid of the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund. Various countries put up colourful stalls showcasing the richness and diversity of the commonwealth countries. Artefacts made by local artisans were put on display and country specific cuisine was also available for the food buffs. All profits from the fair will be utilised for the Commonwealth girl�s education fund. This was stated in a press release.

There was an array of cultural events presented by different countries and India was represented by London�s Bordoisila Bihu Gosthi who performed the rhythmic and gracious Bihu dance from Assam. With the dancers adorning authentic attire made out of muga silk, the performance was eye catching as the entire sound for the well choreographed dance was created live on stage. As the performance progressed, the audience from the various commonwealth countries clapped to the beat of the dhol and were in awe seeing the richness of this cultural representation.