Day 2: March 12, 2016

The WCF Theme Song - Sangachadwam

Country of Origin: India

The WCF theme song, Sangachhadwam, literally means 'let’s come together, walk together and grow together.' The song promotes a spirit of oneness, love and togetherness.

Re Manwa

Country of Origin: India

Dr. Manikantan, an Art of Living faculty and singer, and his team performed the 'Re Manwa' song.

Odissi Dashavtar

Country of Origin: India
No.of artists: 1250

Hailing from the East Indian State of Odissa, the Odissi Dashavtar dance represents the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu through a 2,ooo year old dance form.

Shaolin Gong Fu

Country of Origin: China
No.of artists: 50

Shaolin Monks from the temples of China performed the Shaolin Gong Fu (more popularly known as Kung Fu) which is one of the oldest institutionalized forms of Chinese martial arts.

Guru Puja Chanting

Country of Origin: India
No.of artists: 15000

15,000 Art of Living volunteers chanted an ancient Indian prayer honoring the ancient wisdom and lineage of timeless masters.

Gudum Baja

Country of Origin: India
No.of artists: 250

Gudum is a traditional instrument which is popular amongst the Dhulia tribes of Madhya Pradesh, India. 250 dancers performed to the tune of this instrument.


Country of Origin: India
No.of artists: 1150

The Panthi dance form originated in Chhatisgarh, India and consists of fast paced movements interspersed with occasional pyramid like formations.


Country of Origin: Taiwan
No.of artists: 50

These songs from the island nation of Taiwan were an expression of gratitude to Mother Nature and her plentiful bounty.


Country of Origin: Russia
No.of artists: 300

The Kalinka dance form from Russia is an energetic, exuberant and poetic one that, like many other Russian folk dances, connects people and promotes unity.

Dhangari Dhols

Country of Origin: India
No.of artists: 1008

Performed by possibly India’s last nomadic tribe, the Dhangari Dhols are played by the Dhangars who migrate 500 kms across central India twice every year.


Country of Origin: Thailand
No.of artists: 150

A form of silent theater from Thailand, this Khon performance features an episode from the first episode of Ramakien, the Thai epic adapted from the Ramayan.

Byelorussian Dance

Country of Origin: Belarus
No.of artists: 50

50 artists from Belarus perform the Byelorussian dance.


Country of Origin: India
No.of artists: 1150

An extremely lively dance form from Punjab, India, the Bhangra dance form was originally performed by farmers at the time of harvest.


Country of Origin: India
No.of artists: 350

Usually performed at Diwali to celebrate the return of Lord Rama from his exile, Maruni is a dance form from the North Eastern Indian State of Sikkim.

Chinese Song

Country of Origin: Far East Nations
No. of artists: 1000

Composed to commemorate the 40 year anniversary of the end of Japanese colonial rule in Taiwan, this Mandarin Chinese song means ‘Tomorrow Will be Better’.

Grand Orchestra - Raag Peelu

Country of Origin: India
No. of artists: 8,500

The Grand Orchestra was composed in eight traditional Indian ragas or melodies and comprised of 8,500 artists playing 50 musical instruments.