Indian and international dance groups will take part in the National Tribal Dance Festival to take place in Raipur from October 28, the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board said in a statement on Monday.

The three-day festival, organised under the tourism development plan of the Chhattisgarh government, will host artists belonging to diverse tribal communities from countries, including Uzbekistan, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Syria, Mali, Palestine, and Kingdom of Eswatini.

Apart from highlighting tribal art and culture, the festival will also feature discussions on economic development initiatives of tribal communities.