Udaipur world music festival

Get Ready for Udaipur World Music Festival!

Music lovers, here’s an idea for a musical trip this February with the second edition of Udaipur World Music Festival!

Bringing together 150 artists from over 16 countries, Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 promises you three verily musical days from 10th to 12th Februaru 2017.

Udaipur world music festival

The Udaipur World Music Festival is conceptualized and produced by SEHER, presented by Hindustan Zinc in association with Wonder Cement and supported by Rajasthan Tourism.

The festival will feature artists from countries including United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, Senegal, Canada, Armenia, Turkey, Macedonia, Mozambique, Norway, Iran, Cuba, Switzerland and India.

Day 1: February 10th

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Niyaz with Tanya

The first day of the festival will showcase Kocani Orkestar (Balkanic gypsy band from Macedonia); Niyaz featuring Nizam Ali (Electro Sufi music); Monoswezi (will hypnotize the crowd with their fresh spin of traditional African songs) and Nooran Sisters- Jyoti Nooran and Sultana Nooran (from Jalandhar will croon Sufi Qawwali numbers.)

Evening 7:00 pm onwards
Venue: Gandhi Ground

Day 2: February 11th

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Hot Water: A South African Music Band

Fateh Sagar Paal of Udaipur will echo with the magical poetic renditions of Ablaye Cissoko from Senegal who will collaborate with the Constantinople Ensemble from Canada, performing in India for the first time. 

Kabir Café will be seen celebrating the writings of great Saint Kabir.

Afternoon 3:00- 5:00 pm
Venue: Fateh Sagar Paal

In the evening, Gandhi Ground will come alive with smashing rock numbers of Indian band Parvaaz and South African World Music band Hot Water. The day will conclude with a high-energy performance by Bangalore based folk/fusion band, Swarathma.

Evening 7:00 pm onwards
Gandhi Ground

Day 3: February 12th

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London Community Gospel Choir

The afternoon will commence at Fateh Sagar Paal with Brazilian songs, Afro-Cuban rhythms and Jazz renditions of the vivacious Swiss-Cuban musician Yilian Canizares.  The festival will close at Gandhi Ground with three formidable performances—Italian band Officina Zoe will take us to the world of trance with the Trance Therapy Music of TarantaGuitarist and composer Dhruv Ghanekar’s new project Dhruv Voyage will join force with some of the exciting musicians in the country and London Community Gospel Choir will give the festival a spiritual with funk and reggae twist finale.


Afternoon 3:00- 5:00 pm
Venue: Fateh Sagar Paal

Band/ Artist: Yilian Canizares
Title/ Genre: Brazilian Songs, Afro-Cuban Rhythms and Jazz
CountryCuba & Switzerland

Band/ Artist: Advaita
Title/ Genre: Indian Classical Fusion Band

Evening 7:00 pm onwards
Venue: Gandhi Ground

Band/ Artist: Officina Zoe
Title/ Genre: Trance Therapy Muisc of the “Taranta”
Country: Italy

Band/ Artist: Dhruv Voyage
Title/ Genre: Folk Roots
Country: India

Band/ Artist: London Community Gospel Choir
Title/ Genre: Fusion of Gospel with Funk, Jazz & Reggae
Country: United Kingdom


Entry: Open to Public


Website: http://www.seher.in/


Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/seher.india/?fref=ts

Information taken from the Media Release of the festival.

Purva is the co-founder of Blue Sky Dreamers. A journalist with 11 years of experience, she also freelances as a content writer & editor.

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