Sirish Festival 2019

Sirish 2019

The Tea Tribe forms an important proportion of population of Assam, and are scattered across the Brahmaputra Valley. APPL Foundation’s endeavor to promote and preserve their intangible culture and heritage has transpired an annual “Sirish™” (A Sanskrit word means soul within the body) festival. This has given the community a platform to showcase their distributed fragments of performing arts, literature as well as sports.

“The Sirish™ festival, which is the only integrated festival honouring the momentous contribution of the tea tribe community to the state of Assam is a watershed moment for us at APPL Foundation. We expect that all future editions of this annual festival will provide for not only national but also international recognition to the members of this great community”
-Ranjit Barthakur, Chairman, APPL Foundation

 

 
 
Cultural Activities
The confluence of the various tribal cultures has generated a brew of culture where dance and music are inseparable limbs. At Sirish Festival, cultural performances predominate which narrates tales of the tea tribe community.
Sports Activities
The As a mode of conjuring the spirits of sportsmanship various forms of games have been integrated into the tea tribe culture. Thus sport is an integral part of the Sirish Festival.
Icon Awards
The tea tribe community is rich with talents who have displayed their creative excellence in literature and art. Icon Awards is an effort to acknowledge their gift to the society and felicitate them with due honour.
Chairman's message
Managing Trustee's message

 

Damdim (20st January 2019)
Chubwa (2nd February 2019)
Teok (3rd February 2019)
Hathikuli (9th February 2019)
Hattigor (11th February 2019)
Naharoni (16th February 2019)
Grand Finale on March 17th 2019 at Nahorani

 

 

 

Sirish 2019 Schedule

Grand Finale on March 17th 2019 at Nahorani
Damdim
20th January 2019
Malbazar
Assam, India

 

 

 

Grand Finale on March 17th 2019 at Nahorani
Chubwa
2nd February 2019
Chubwa
Assam, India

 

 

Grand Finale on March 17th 2019 at Nahorani
Teok
3rd February 2019
Teok
Assam, India

 

 

Grand Finale on March 17th 2019 at Nahorani
Hathikuli
9th February 2019
Hathikuli
Assam, India

 

 

 

Grand Finale on March 17th 2019 at Nahorani
Hattigor
11th February 2019
Hattigor
Assam, India

 

 

Grand Finale on March 17th 2019 at Nahorani
Nahorani
16th March 2019
Nahorani
Assam, India

 

 

Winners of Sirish 2019

Cultural Icon- Shri Bipin Chandra Mahato
Literature Icon- Shri Siv Charan Das
First Runners up- Batabari
Second Runners up- Majuli
Winner- Monabari
Winner- Monabari
Post Event

 
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