The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh is going to organize two days ‘Teej’ programme on 11th and 12th August, 2018 at Shivalik Garden, Manimajra, Chandigarh.
This was decided in a meeting of Arts, Sports & Culture Committee of MCC held under the chairpersonship of Shipra Bansal and attended by other members of the Committee namely Raj Bala Malik, Ravinder Kaur Gujral, Jagtar Singh Jagga, Devinder Singh Babla, Mahesh Inder Singh Sidhu and concerned officers of MCC.
During the meeting it was unanimously decided that this time in the Teej mela various Punjabi folk singers including artists from NZCC along with other singers will perform and village profile/Heritage style collections of Punjab and Haryana will be the main attractions of the Festival. Mehandi Stalls, Phulkari and Painting exhibitions and folk dances and songs will be held during the Festival. Antakshari programme will also be organized during the Teej function in which women councilors will also participate.
This time citizens will have look of traditional festival including Dholi, Madari, Been-Sapera, Jamura show and inflatable characters including mickey mouse, chota bheem, motu-patlu and many more attractions. Magic shows and puppet shows will be showcased throughout both the days.
Various programmes will be organized during the Teej including different competitions, Folk art and craft stalls, mehandi stalls, layout of teean, Rangan di varkha, solo and group folk song, traditional food and craft stalls, teean de geet, kikli, giddha, rajasthani dance, Haryanvi dance, performances by NZCC artists, Dholak, Ghara, charkha geet, choreographic group folk dance.