Utilization of folk art as involving theatre in communication programme in India

Kusum Kanwar, Arti Maheshwari


Art is an expression of characteristics of the human mind .It reflects human emotions & human beings spontaneously express there frame of mind through various art form. The expression communicate in various style like singing, dancing, drawing, painting, acting & sculpture. Folk arts are primarily concertina with appealing to emotions include strong dimensions of communicating in India. Folk art which is combination of dance, music & drama, that provide face to face communication through theatre. This art convey message through entertainment colour, costume, dance & music remain the heart of the theatre.

Keywords: expression; concertina; communication; relationship;

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