Kullu Dussehra provides an ideal platform to showcase, protect and preserve country’s diverse folk culture. Kullu Dussehra was declared an ‘international festival’ in 1972 and since then it has assumed a multilingual dimension and cultural troupes from abroad also perform during the festival, besides from various regions of the
country. The weeklong colourful extravaganza is held at Lal Chandra Prarthi Kala Kendra.
In International Folk Dance Festival 2015, 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.