Raas or Dandiya Raas is the traditional folk-dance form of Gujarat & Rajasthan India, and is associated with scenes of Holi, and lila of Krishna and Radha at Vrindavan. Along with Garba, it is the featured dance of Navratri evenings in Western India. This festival is observed twice a year, once in the beginning of summer and again at the onset of winter.
People of all ages along with kids gather and perform this dance - an event that is becoming increasingly popular in countries with large Gujarati-speaking communities around the world, such as Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.
DILDAR DANDIA by Kritidan Gadhvi is purely a dance festival in which people dance with short sticks in their hands called dandia sticks.
KIRTIDAN GADHVI is an eminent name in the world of folk, has became an ICON in the contemporary people of all age groups. After winning hearts of thousands in UK, Canada & Australia, Kirtidan Gadhvi is FIRST TIME on New Zealand Tour.
Kirtidan Gadhvi specializes in versatility of singing. His intimate knowledge of all the facets of dayras, folk songs and depth in classical nuances has made his unique image in world of singing.
He became known when he appeared at a cow protection rally in Jamnagar, Gujarat in 2015 which raised Rs 4.5 crore. He sang the song "Laadki" on the TV show MTV Coke Studio along with Tanishka and Rekha Bhardwaj in April 2015.
Kirtidan Gadhvi was awarded Best Singer of the State by Gujarat government in 2015 with 327,078 fan following currently.