A glimpse of Udaipur World Music Festival with a captivating live performance by Ankur Tewari
Scheduled from 15th to 17th February 2019, Udaipur World Music festival will cater to the music lovers
As a prelude to the upcoming Udaipur World Music Festival, Seher India organised “A Musical Evening with Ankur Tewari”at the Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) here today. This year’s edition of this highly sought-after festival is scheduled from 15-17 February.
Seher India had featured the talented sensation singer-songwriter - Ankur Tewari in last year’s edition of the Udaipur Would Music festival where his performance enthralled the audience with breathtaking melodies. Seher organized the concert at FCC to give music aficionados a glimpse of the upcoming edition in Udaipur.
Mr. Sanjeev Bhargava, Founder Director, Seher India, said, “With cohorts of music lovers coming together in Udaipur for the World Music Festival, we are thrilled to provide a glimpse of the spectacular musical experience that is coming. We had introduced Ankur Tewari last year and are delighted to have him onboard again. This year we have planned a great mix of talent from across the globe and it will be a splendid experience!”
Udaipur World Music Festival, India’s biggest world music extravaganza, will be held this year from 15th-17th February 2019 in the beautiful city of lakes. The 4th edition of the festival will witness over 150 renowned artistes from across the globe with participation from countries such as Spain, Israel, Iran, France, Cuba, Portugal, Azerbaijan, India and many more. With a footfall of over 50,000 people every year, the festival has been a game changer in the realm of performing arts in the country.
This year the festival will host performances by artistes such as Vibha Saraf (India), Albaluna (Portugal), La Dame Blanche (Cuba - France), Natig Rhythm Group (Azerbaijan), Els Catarres (Catalonia, Spain) among others.
Founded in 1994 by Sanjeev Bhargava, SEHER literally means ‘breaking of the dawn’. Since its inception, Seher has been synonymous with thoughtful and imaginative initiatives in the sphere of painting, sculpture, theatre, dance, music, literature and cinema. Seher was founded with the vision of taking
Indian culture to large number of people, not just to a small cultural elite. In the last 15 years, Seher has become one of the most highly regarded organizations in the area of the performing and visual arts – both for the diversity of performances as well as for the unusual manner in which each one has been conceived. Its events have been repeatedly described as historic, innovative and radically different.
These have included live performances amid ancient monuments as well as in public parks. Many have been done for the first time ever in India and have attracted thousands of people. Apart from these, some of the major initiatives by SEHER are ‘India Now’ campaign in London at the Trafalgar Square and Regent street, ‘Ananya’- Classical Dance Festival, ‘Bhakti Utsav’, ‘Delhi Jazz Festival’, ‘South Asian Bands Festival’, ‘SAARC Artists’ Camp’ and the ‘Udaipur World Music Festival’.
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