Art & Culture
Under the aegis of Grameen Sneh Foundation , the initiative Bihar ; Ek Virasat was started to promote the rich culture, tradition and heritage of Bihar whilst also encouraging cultural exchanges with different regions, states and countries. Bihar; Ek Virasat website is an online library of all the collective information about Bihar. It contains a huge database of Bihar’s ancient History ,Folk Song and Dance, Language,Heritage Places, Fair & Festivals ,Food, Costumes, Legendary persons etc and also a section of online books on Bihar by eminent writers.
Every Year Grameen Sneh Foundation is organizing Bihar Ek Virasat Essay painting,Folk Dance competition throughout the year in 9 commissionaires of Bihar for the last 3 years.The theme of Bihar Ek Virasat Essay Painting & Folk dance competition is to promote and spread awareness about the rich historical and cultural heritage of Bihar amongst children & women.
Apart from this GSF has also organized Bihar Ek Virasat Kala & Film Mahotsav -2016 in the year 2016 with the objective to promote the cultural heritage of Bihar and regional & Hindi film promotion .In this festival more than 2000 people from film fraternity ,colleges ,institutions representative from Government ,NGO, Art and culture etc. participated in this Mahotsav. On this auspicious day Shri Iqbal Ahmed Ansari, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Patna High Court; Shri Shivchandra Ram,Hon’ble Minister ,Art ,Culture & Youth affairs ,Govt of Bihar; Shri Shatrughan Sinha,Honb’le MP;Shri Pawan Varma, Honb’le MP; Shri Ketan Mehta; Shri Manoj Bajpayee ; Shri Chandra Prakash Dwivedi ; Shri Pankaj Tripathi;Shri Akhilendra Mishra and many more have participated and made the programme successful and visible .Apart from above ,several senior bureaucrat of Bihar such as Shri Shishir Sinha, Development Commissioner ;Govt of Bihar;Shri Brajesh Mehrotra,Prinicipal Secretary ; Shri Tripurari Sharan, Prinicipal Secretary; Shri Chanchal Kumar ,Secretary to Hon’ble CM ,Bihar etc also graced the occasion
In the year 2017, Bihar found a new voice, steeped in truth, with Bodhisattva International Film Festival (BIFF). The first of its kind film festival, BIFF was organised as an initiative to promote the rich culture, tradition and heritage of Bihar whilst also encouraging cultural exchanges with different regions, states and country.More than 5000 people from film fraternity ,colleges,institutions ,representative from Government ,NFDC, Satyajeet Rai Film Institute ,Kolkata ; FTII ,Pune; DFF ,Govt of India; NGO ,Art & culture etc.