DISHARI is the name of survival. We are a non-profit organisation with a registered office in Kolkata. For last 21 years Dishari is caring for the social and economic development of our people. We are devout to protect Folk Music & Folk Artist of India, mainly for the young generation who are losing their own roots, culture and tradition in the era of corporate culture and globalization. At present we are working for children and veteran and distressed artists in West Bengal and in other neighbouring states. Our Aashram is devoted for the development of our society. We work with you for our people in need. Keep an eye on our website to explore our activities around the year.
Project undertaken in collaboration with Culture Department Government of Odisha,Lalit kala Academy(Odisha),Ministy of Culture New Delhi, Song & Drama Division Information & Broadcasting,EZCC Kolkata,Lion's Club Samparka & Human Rights Kolkata.
We professionally train students with different forms of folk art. The national and international famous folk artists are closely associated with our academy. The Dishari dance group consists of trained members from this unit.
We provide hostel facility for young children deprived by the society. Dishari take care of their general education, health and also arrange various vocational training for those children. We also give same support for other children who come here from nearby villages.
Lal Ded/Laleswari ( saint poet of Kashmir).DISHARI is pleased to present the History of Lal Ded & songs of Lal Ded for the first time in Bengali.
We provide shelter to oldage people, who are folk artist. And they train our young generation through our folk research.
We do research on different forms of folk culture. Experts from our country and abroad used to take part in our research workshops. Dishari mainly focus on folk song, folk dance, folk drama, tribal art and craft, folk instrument and emerging folk culture.
Dishari organise regular training in arts and crafts mainly for the dependent students, widows and other people in need. In various exhibition we market our products. Our trainees are put in touch with entrepreneur in different parts of India.