Vilas Janve

Folk art authority

Vilas Janve served for decades as West Zone  Culture Centre’s programme officer for performing arts and Shilpgram’s famed Utsav festival. He has deep first-hand experience with all of Rajasthan’s folk performance traditions and is himself a nationally renowned mime artist. After his 2015 WZCC retirement he created the Martand Foundation to support cultural enrichment in public schools and innovative inter-genre collaborations.