Guru Shishya Parampara

One of the important instruments for the preservation of the rich cultural tradition of the country is to preserve and promote the Guru Shishya Parampara (master to pupil tradition). EZCC, through this scheme identifies different art forms, where such scheme could be implemented. Folk forms which require nurturing, training in rare folk instruments and difficult classical music and dance forms, rare classical instruments, martial arts and oral traditions in folk and classical art forms are some of the areas in which this scheme has been implemented.

The training programmes under Guru Shishya Parampara was initiated in the year 2006 by EZCC and over 170 art forms have been taken up till date.

Following training programmes were conducted under Guru Shishya Parampara in previous years

1. Jhumur Naach (Assam)
2. Hajong Nritya (Assam)
3. Lok Gatha (Bihar)
4. Manjusha Chitrakala (Bihar)
5. Lujuri Nritya (Jharkhand)
6. Dasai Nritya (Jharkhand)
7. Manjushree Nritya (Sikkim)
8. Dhampu Music (Sikkim)
9. Kendera Badan (Odisha)
10. Ghubkudu Badan (Odisha)
11. Folk Theatre (Tripura)
12. Adibasi Baul (Tripura)
13. Bhaha Nach (West Bengal)
14. Ghoda Naach (West Bengal)