Republic Day Celebrations 2023: Armed forces will showcase talent in a military tattoo and tribal dance fest

More than 1200 performers will take part in the Military Tattoo and tribal dance performances in New Delhi on January 23 and 24.

NEW DELHI | Updated: 19 January, 2023 2:53 am IST
Preparations are in swing for Republic Day (TNI Photo by Sumit Kumar)

More than 1200 performers will take part in the Military Tattoo and tribal dance performances in New Delhi on January 23 and 24. This event will be held as part of the Republic Day 2023 celebrations as well as to mark the 126th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

“Themed as Military Tattoo and Tribal Dance, this event is aimed at throwing light on the contribution of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to our freedom struggle,” the Ministry stated.

The event is being jointly organised by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The Indian Coast Guard is the coordinating agency for the event that will witness 10 Military Tattoo performances and 20 Tribal Dances.

The Military Tattoo and Tribal Dance performances are being showcased under the banner Adi-Shaurya: Parv Parakram Ka, in JawaharLal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on January 23 and 24.

Over 1,200 performers are fine-tuning their art forms each day in rehearsals with their unique and colourful costumes, headdresses, musical instruments and rhythmic dance beats.

The traditional dance forms to be presented during the main event include Gaurr Maria, Gaddi Nati, Siddi Dhamal, Baiga Pardhoni, Purulia, Bagurumba, Ghusadi, Balti, Lambadi, Paika, Rathwa, Budigali, Songimukhawate, Karma, Mangho, Ka Shad Mastieh, Kummikali, Palaiyar, Cheraw and Rekham Pada.

The Indian Armed Forces will showcase horse shows, Khukuri dance, Gatka, Mallakhamb, Kalaripayattu, Thang-ta, Motorcycle Display, Air Warrior Drill, Navy Band and martial arts.

Twenty tribal dance troupes from all across the country will perform during the military tattoo event. Approximately 60,000 spectators are expected to attend the event.

The grand finale will showcase a performance by famous playback singer Kailash Kher. “People interested in witnessing the show live at JLN Stadium may do so by booking their free tickets through,” the release stated.

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