About Us

Folkland, International Centre for folklore and Culture is an institution registered on 20.12.1989 under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 vide the No 406/89.During the last 16 years it has passed through various stages of growth especially in the field of performance, production, documentation and research besides the preservation of folk-art and culture.

Since its inception in 1989 folkland has passed through various phases of growth into a cultural organisation with a global presence. Folkland has dwelved deep into the fields of stage performance, production, documentation and research besides preservation of folk-art and culture. It has strived hard and treads the untrodden path with a clear motto of preservation and inculcation of old folk and cultural values in our society. Folkland has a veritable collection of folksongs, Folk Art forms, riddles, fables myths, etc., which are on the verge of extinction. This collection has been well recorded and archived for scholastic endeavours and posterity. As such Folkland defines itself as follows:

  1. An international Centre for folklore and culture
  2. As a Cultural Organization with clearly defined objectives and targets for research and promotion of folk arts.

 

Folkland has branched and reached far and wide into almost every nook and corner of the world. It has strived hard and treads the untrodden path with a clear motto of preservation and inculcation of old folk and cultural values in our society. Folkland has a credit of organizing many a festival on folkarts, workshop on folklore, culture, linguistics etc. Seminars, discussions and symposia are also conducted and thus contributed in the process of re-kindling the folk lamps, which has shed streaks of light into our past treasure of knowledge.