Adivasi Adi bimb: Study of a Tribal festival

  • Srabanti Choudhuri


The National School of Drama had been a premier inst itute of cultural improvisation in the country for long. It is one of the institutions prioritizing the  portrayal of tribal culture and its rich tradition. Established in 1959, National School of Drama or ( NSD) as it is popularly called, is the epitome of cultural training, practice and cultivation in the country. It is mainly a theatre training and propagating institutes in the country, which was formed under the patronage of Sangeet Natak Academy. It took some times, as long as 1975, to become an independent body under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, and was finally taken under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Government of India.Besides its regular cultural activities, the school or ganizes festivals frequently in and around the country to celebrate the vibrancy of the various art forms, and its expressions. The festival showcases the dying art forms as well as provides strategies for their revival and resuscitation. Till date it had organized multiple festivals like the Bharat Rang Mahotsav, Bal Sangam, Jashnebachpan, Sunday Club Festival , Poorvottar Natya Samaroh, Delhi International Arts Festival and the Adivasi Adi bimb.

Jun 29, 2016
How to Cite
CHOUDHURI, Srabanti. Adivasi Adi bimb: Study of a Tribal festival. Society Today: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Social Science, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 65-88, june 2016. ISSN 2319-3328. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 sep. 2020.