The Republic Day Celebrations 2023 will mark a new chapter in India's history as the country gears up to celebrate the 126th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, also known as Parakram Diwas. To commemorate this occasion, a Military Tattoo & Tribal Dance Festival called 'Aadi Shaurya - Parv Parakram Ka' will be held at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, New Delhi on January 23 & 24, 2023. This two-day festival will showcase the power and strength of the Armed Forces and the rich cultural heritage of India's tribal communities.
- The Military Tattoo segment of the festival will include a range of spectacular performances by the Armed Forces. The Paramotor Gliding display will showcase the precision and skill of the pilots while the Hot Air Balloon display will be a visual treat for the audience.
- The Horse Show and Motor Cycle Display will showcase the strength and agility of these animals and machines, respectively. The Air Warrior Drill and Navy Band performance will be a display of the finesse and discipline of the Armed Forces.
Tribal Dance Festival
- The Tribal Dance Festival will be an hour-long performance by tribal artists from across the country. The Khukhri Dance, Gatka, Mallakhamb, Kalaripaytu, and Thangta performances will showcase the rich cultural heritage of India's tribal communities.
- These dances are not only beautiful to watch but also have a deep cultural and historical significance. The performances will be a visual treat for the audience and will provide an insight into the rich cultural heritage of India.
- The grand finale of the festival will feature a performance by famous singer Shri Kailash Kher. His performance will be a fitting end to the two-day celebration of the Armed Forces and India's tribal culture.
The aim of the festival is to remember the sacrifices of the country's bravehearts and celebrate the rich cultural heritage which makes India so unique and diverse. The objective is to celebrate together the bravery of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, embrace the true spirit of India and renew the commitment to building a strong and prosperous 'New India'. The Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Tribal Affairs are jointly organising the event, with Indian Coast Guard being the coordinating agency. It promises to be a grand spectacle, and one that should not be missed.
Written by IAS POINT