The local young people of Purulia regular come to this Folk Art Centre to learn and practice Chau dance. The veteran Chau dancers Anil Mahato, Jagannath Chowdhury, Biren Kalindi and others teach primary steps and also the nuances of the traditional dance to the aspiring artists. The budding artists get the opportunity to practise with the melody and rhythm of the traditional musical instruments. It is known as Maldi Chau Shibir.
"We have come to know about the process of mask making at this Folk Art Centre. It wonderfully displayed the wide range of Chau masks. We are very happy to be here and will tell our friends and relatives about the different type of masks."