Panghat Performing Arts Group
Pawan Kapoor — head of the delegation.
Dave Chaitanya Pravinchandra — director of the group.
India is a land of myriad cultures and traditions, while Panghat Performing Arts Group is the one reflecting this unique blend of ancient customs and great heritage. In Hindi, “panghat” means “riverbank”.
Formed in 2001 in the city of Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Panghat Performing Arts Group has a very rich performing repertoire of Indian folk and ritual dances representing various states of the country, including the ensemble’s native state of Gujarat. All in all, the Panghat Performing Arts Group includes instrumental, dance and vocal teams. Prominent for its dynamic performing style, outstanding costumes and gripping energy vibes, the ensemble always enjoys audiences’ sympathies wherever it travels.
Throughout its 22 years of history, Panghat Performing Arts Group has performed at various international folk and traditional arts festivals around the world. The ensemble has successfully promoted its art in the US, Poland, Indonesia, Bhutan, Spain, Ukraine, Serbia, Hungary, Germany, Bulgaria, Romania, Great Britain, Turkey, Nepal, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Greece, Belgium, Singapore, and Vietnam.