Anand Bhaskar Collective (ABC) from India
The Udaipur World Music Festival is all set to return with impressive bands and a line-up of renowned artistes from all across the world starting February 9. The festival, popularly known for its grandeur and glamour, promises to be much bigger with strikingly beautiful venues and soulful performances by renowned bands and artistes for three days.
Set in the majestic city of lakes-Udaipur, the festival witnessed a footfall of more than 50,000 people visiting from different parts of the World during its last two editions. This year too, assures an interesting itinerary with artistes from France, USA, Nepal, Spain, Italy, Thailand and India giving music lovers a taste of jazz, classical, rock and pop music.
With regality and beauty blended into one, music enthusiasts will be privy to live performances by famous bands like Txarango from Spain and Brazilian singer Flavia Coelho and many other artistes who will be performing for the first time in the country. Music connoisseurs will also get to enjoy soulful renditions by the much lauded musical trio Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy from India and The Ransom Collective from Philippines. Celebrating cultural diversity at its best, the festival also promises to provide platform to local Rajasthani artistes along with an insightful exposure to the local communities.
Organised by Seher which has been synonymous with thoughtful and imaginative initiatives in the sphere of arts, culture, music, and literature, the event will host some of the most renowned music artistes including Italian musician Oi Dipnoi, singer-songwriter of Himalayan folk Bipul Chettri, New York-based Indian guitarist and composer Shubh Saran, French musical artist Maya Kamaty, American musician amongst others.
Since its inception in 2016, the festival has not only garnered warm responses from its audience but has also emerged as an influential musical event that tends to bind people together from different ethnicity, backgrounds and culture.
“It has been a fantastic experience to see tremendous response from music lovers in the past two editions. This year we have planned to take the festival to new levels with an eclectic line up of world musicians who will be performing during the festival. The festival is a celebration of myriad cultures, ethnicities and colorful traditions through music,” shares Sanjeev Bhargava, Festival Director of Udaipur World Music Festival.
Unlike its past editions which were equally captivating for music lovers, the most iconic music festival in India will celebrate the essence Diversity and richness of World culture and brings them the doorstep of one of India s moat popular tourist destinations Udaipur. Each session will represent a different mood of the day. . If mornings will witness soft meditative music, afternoons will personify the romantic mood beside lakes, while the beautiful evenings will focus on youthful music which will tend to bring together people from all age, groups and sections of the society.
The festival is set to continue till February 11th, and you can find details here.