Raigarh

Raigarh Culture

General

Raigarh Culture is a cultural city . It is famous for Kathak dance and classical Music. This city has produced greate katthak dancers like – Shree Firtu maharaj, Vijaya Sharma etc. Every year, on Ganesh Chaturthi , a festival named ‘Chakradhar Samaroh’ is organized in which music and dance exponents from all over India visit and display their art. This event is organized in the memory of the memory of Great King and Musician Maharaja Chakradhar Singh.

Culture Of Raigarh

Hailed as the ‘Cultural capital of Chhattisgarh’, Raigarh is famous for its dance form- Kathak – and classical music. Credit goes to Maharaja Chakradhar Singh under whose patronage Raigarh flourished as a centre of art and culture. A traditional art form of the region is dokra casting, which involves casting non-ferrous metals such as ball metal, bronze, and brass using lost-wax casting technique. The splendid dull-gold figurines and objects thus made are good for decorating your house. Major festivals that are celebrated in Raigarh include Diwali, Dussehra, Ganesh Chaturthi, Makar Sankranti, and Govardhan Pooja.

Heritage

Raigarh is known as the ‘Cultural capital of Chhattisgarh’, Raigarh is famous for its dance form “Kathak” (as Raigarh Gharana) and classical music. Credit goes to Maharaja Chakradhar Singh under whose patronage Raigarh flourished as a centre of art and culture. Every year on the occasion of festival Ganesh Puja, Chakradhar Samaroh is organized in Raigarh. Chakradhar Samaroh is among famous cultural festivals of Chhattisgarh known for its special music and dance performances that reflect rich cultural heritage of the state.

Dhokra Work (Bell metal) is speciality of the district. Their are Jharas tribes are practicing Dhokra Work. This involves casting non-ferrous metals such as bell metal, bronze, and brass using lost-wax casting technique.