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Rhythm of Incredible India Heritage Series
  • March 2018
To  promote  the  rich  Indian cultural  heritage  and  to  reinforce  the principle  of ‘Tourism  for  All’ Ministry of Tourism is organizing a music series under the Incredible India Heritage Series in Delhi, Varanasi and Kochi . 
This music series   organised through SPIC MACAY would be held  over  a period  of  6  weekends. The artists include Hindustani as well Carnatic Vocalists and Instrumentalists. Various best Folk art  forms  across the nation like Qawwali, Kabir Gayan, Choir, Baul will also be showcased by performances.
The Delhi leg of the series starts on 10th March, 2018 at Red Fort with performance by Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan, a sitar player of Hindustani classical music, from the Etawah Gharana, followed by Dr. Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande, a Hindustani classical music vocalist from Mumbai. She pursues the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana. 11th March will see performances by Parvathy Baul, a Baul folk singer, musician and storyteller from Bengal and one of the leading Baul musicians in India. The Warsi Brothers from Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) will perform Qawwali who are the grand sons of Padmashri Aziz Ahmed Khan Warsi, the world famous Qawwal. Their Qawwali bears a distinct impression of the gayeki of Delhi Gharana and is noted for its melody and improvisation. They are recognised specially for their Traditional Sufiana Qawwali, Ghazal, Thumri, Bhajan and Classical Bandish.
Violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam, Mridangam player Dr. Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman, and Santoor player Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma will perform at Arab ki Sarai, Humayun's Tomb on 17th March, 2018; while the Capital City Minstrels (Choir) and Smt. Malini Awasthi (Thumri) will perform on 18th March, 2018.

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