Folklore artist Padma Shri Bhikhubhai Gadhvi
Gujarati Samaj Atlanta presents folklore artist Bhikhubhai Gadhvi
Best singer and presenter Bhikhudan Gadhvi performing LIVE Dayro come and join us to Enjoy the rural flavor of Gujarat.
Junagadh-based senior Gujarati folklore artist Shri Bhikhubhai Gadhvi received Padma award from President Dr Pranab Mukherjee in March 2016.
Shri Gadhvi is active on stage for last 41 years. He started narrating folk tales in public when he was just 20. Bhikhudhanbhai’s 350 audiocassettes including ‘Bhadanu Makan’, ‘Khandaninu Khamir’ are widely in circulation across Gujarat, especially in Saurashtra belt. He has given his programmes in countries including America, Britain, Indonesia among others.
Shri Gadhvi used to read Shri Zaverchand Meghani and Shri Dula Bhaya Kag with great interest in his teen-age. When he grew up he started exploring the land of Saurashtra himself to learn more about the folk culture and treasure of folk literature. “This exploration went on for years and it’s still going on,” Gadhvi told DeshGujarat.
Date: Friday, July 8, 2016
Venue: Gujarati Samaj, 5331 Royal Woods Parkway, Tucker, GA 30084
Contact: Nisha Shah, 404-642-3694, gsatlanta.org