The folk music and dance impressed the audience with its tranquility. As part of the Gamak series, Malawian folk songs and Kathi folk dances were featured on the Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum Youtube channel on Tuesday.

Tribal Folk Kala and Boli Vikas Akademi broadcast the presentation of “Malawi Gayan” of Shalini Vyas, Bhopal and Kathi folk dance by Laxminarayan Harda on the YouTube channel.

The program started with the performance of Shalini Vyas Malawi Gayan. She started her presentation with Ganesh Vandana- Lal Ganesh de Gauri with Manavan followed by the hymn of ‘Uchi Pal Talav Ki Ho Mhara Bhairu Ji’ Mata- ‘Maiya Ajo Ek Vaar’, Wadhwa Song- Pelo Wadhavo Ghodi sang ‘Jhelyyo ‘, Banna song -‘ Sadak by Kesar ki Kyari ‘, song Mamera -‘ Bira ji ramak-jhamak se mahare yahan ajo ji ‘and song Banna -‘ Banna ji theto japur jajo ji ‘.

Shalini was accompanied by Mangala Upadhyay and Madhavi Joshi on vocals, on Dholak by Raghuveer Singh and on Harmonium by Jitendra Sharma.

Shalini Vyas has been singing Malvi for twenty-five years, she received her initial singing training with Guru Rameshwar Dayal Joshi, then received musical training with Ustad Alauddin Khan, Sehore. Graduated from “Prabhakar” from Allahabad Music University and “Sangeet Shiromani” from Music College Mathura.

He occasionally performed folk songs from Malawi and Nimari from Akashvani Bhopal from Akashvani Bhopal. He received “Kala Samman” from Sarveshwari Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Bhopal in 2010 and “Lok Bhasha Samman” from Akhil Bharatiya Sahitya Parishad, Bhopal in 2018.