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Tune in to the classics

Tune in to the classics
The festival that opens on 17 September is organised to pay tribute to the legends in the field of classical performing arts. The show has become an attraction for several torchbearers of the classical performing arts genre.

Eight eminent artistes, excelling in different genres of performing arts, will be bestowed with the awards. The awardes are - Satish Gujral (Padma Vibhushan), Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (Grammy award winner and maestro of the Mohan Veena), Vidushi Shobha Koser (preserver and propagator of classical arts in Punjab), RK Dhingra (SNA awardee and a pioneer in the field of light design), Pt.

Laxman Krishnarao Pandit (eminent Hindustani Vocalist of the Gwalior Gharana), Sushma Seth (theatre and film actress), Niren Sengupta (senior artist and art educator) and Harish Narula (social philanthropist, Founder President, Bharat Shakti Cultural, Educational and Spiritual Society).

The two-day festival will also witness some scintillating music and dance performances by renowned artistes. The opening day of the festival will feature the renditions by Shounak Abhisheki (Hinduatani Vocal) from Pune, and Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (Mohan Veena) from Jaipur.

The second and the last day of the festival will see the performances by - Vidushi Manju Mehta (sitar), Vidushi Jayantimala and Rishika Mishra (Kathak).
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