– A Unique opportunity for Mumbaikars to celebrate India’s art craft, cuisine and rich cultural heritage
Musical tribute ‘Remembering Pancham’ and Nagaland Conservatory of Music Choir set to enthral audiences with performances today
Posted On: 13 FEB 2023 4:10PM by PIB Mumbai
Mumbai : 13 February 2022
Our country is known to be a land of diversity and rich cultural heritage. What better way to celebrate this wealth than to immerse oneself in art, craft and cuisine of this magnificent land. This unique opportunity presents itself before Mumbaikars in the form of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2023.
The Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2023 was inaugurated by Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari on the 11th of February 2023. The festival is being held at Azad Maidan, Churchgate, Mumbai, till the 19th of February 2023. The Mahotsav is being organised by the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India to promote National Unity and integrity through cultural exchange. All the seven zonal Cultural Centres and academies under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, are participating in this event. The event is being conducted in co-operation with Ministry of Culture, Govt. of Maharashtra.
About 350 folk and tribal artists from all over India along with about 300 local folk artists, some transgender and differently abled artists, renowned classical artists as well as famous star artists will be entertaining and inspiring the audience with their enthralling performances. In addition to the artists, about 150 craftsmen from all the states of India and from all the seven zonal cultural centers of the Union Ministry of Culture are invited for their art and craft sale-cum-exhibition under Angan, for which about 70 stalls are made available. Also, 25 stalls are being set up for the Maharashtra State Handloom department and startups. A food court is being established at the venue ground in which, about 37 stalls offering food varieties from all over India, local food stalls as well as millet food will be available for the common public.
Entry to the entire event is free for all citizens and art lovers
Here are glimpses of the inauguration ceremony and day two (12th Feb) of the Mahotsav –
Day Two (12th Feb 2023)
Every evening at the Mahotsav is lined up with performances by artists from across India who showcase classical, folk, contemporary art forms and beyond. Today's events at the Mahotsav promises to be an unforgettable experience for music lovers.
The Nagaland Conservatory of Music Choir, conducted by Lipokmar Tzudir, is also set to take the stage, performing a beautiful series of western and folk music at 7 pm. Take a look as they rehearse for their performance today –
The musical tribute to the legendary R.D. Burman, performed by Raj Sodha, Kishor Sodha, and Siddharth Entertainers at 8 pm, is sure to be a highlight of the festival. With Indian classical and iconic Bollywood music, the performance will transport you to a world of musical bliss.
Find details of the daily performances here, by scanning this QR code.
So what are you waiting for? The Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav is a one of a kind opportunity for people to come together and experience the best of India's cultural traditions. We are all set to make the most of it. Are you?
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