Amidst the din, a corner in Delhi is going to be lit up spiritually to take devotion to its zenith. The lilting tunes of Bhakti Sangeet have the power of transporting a being into another world. Are you ready to be one as the spiritually buoyant genre of music Bhakti Sangeet plays out live for a three day long programmme organised by Sahitya Kala Parishad and Department of art and culture. The festival will be inaugrated by the honorable chief minister of Delhi, Sheila Dixit.
From the uplifting vedic chants to the intensity of qawallis, the festival will feature all of it. It will paint your days with myriad cultural forms of devotion through bhajans, vedic chants, carnatic music, qawwalis and sufiana kalams. While Madan Gopal Singh and Jaipu Khan Langa bring you the sufi poetry of Punjab and the rich Bhakti music of Rajasthan, respectively,the pop sensation Daler Mehndi will done a new avatar with his renditions of Sufi music. It will bring together a number of artistes from across the country to delve you into a different world altogether.
Bhakti and sufi saints have laid down the foundation of a composite culture; with these musical evenings, the challenge is to bring together devotional music of different genres. What better means could it have than music?
When: April 19 to 21
Where: Nehru Park, Chanakya Puri