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Artistes for a cause

Artistes for a cause
Recently, one such event took place in the Capital much to the delight of art and music lovers. Called the  Art for Life 2, the event was hosted in support for Uttarakhand victims. This was the second initiative taken by AAPSA Arts and DLF foundation for the flood victims.

The three-day festival was divided in to three segments. There was a musical concert on the first day by Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Aman and Ayan Ali Khan. The  trio enthralled the Capital with their performance and ease on stage.

'We are really sad for Uttarakhand people who lost their lives in the floods. We dedicate our performance to Uttarakhand survivors and to the people who lost their lives during the floods,' said  Ayaan Ali Khan.

Artists from 30 different states participated in the event. All displayed various art form of music, and paintings to support the victims. 'When it comes to support the society, no caste, no creed, no religion matters. We want to give this message to people to come and support the victims,' said Dharmendra Rathore of AAPSA Arts Day 2 presented a special poetry session by ghazal maestro and Sufi singer Jaswinder Singh and Aalok Shrivastav. Day  3 was marked by opening of art exhibition by 27 artistes who collaborated their art work for the victims.  Artists on display are Arpana Caur, Avijit Dutta, Binoy Varghese, Birendra Pani, Bikash Poddar, Bose Krishanamachari, Chandra Bhattacharjee, Chintan Upadhayay, Dharmendra Rathore, Dileep Sharma, Farhad Hussain are to name a few. The exhibition will be on display till 30 October.
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