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Udaipur World Music Festival 2016 - 100+ global artists to enthrall Rajasthan

Udaipur World Music Festival 2016
WHAT: Udaipur World Music Festival 2016
WHEN: 13th & 14th February 2016 (Saturday & Sunday)
VENUES: Fateh Sagar Paal & Railway Training Institute Ground - Udaipur
ENTRY: FREE
TIMINGS: Sessions in Afternoon: 2:00pm – 5:00pm | Sessions in Evening: 6:00 – 10:00pm
Udaipur the Venice of the East, will come alive with the first edition of India's first World Music Festival. Udaipur World Music Festival, presented by Hindustan Zinc in association with Wonder Cement and Rajasthan Tourism and conceptualized and produced by SEHER will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 13 and 14, 2016. This city-wide, multi-venue, music festival, cutting across several genres of music will bring together more than 100 global artists and ensembles from over 12 countries including Spain, Ghana, Venezuela, Italy, France and India among many others. The festival also marks the celebrations of 60 years of the diplomatic relations between Spain and India.

Seher who has introduced for the Indian public successful festivals such as Ananya , Bhakti Utsav, South Asian Bands Festival among many others, while promoting the traditional, Classical Arts and artists from across the diverse regions of India and the World. SEHER has also been part of the cultural events during VVIP visits to India, including the visits by US President Barack Obama and his entourage both in 2010 and in January 2015.

With the first ever World Music Festival, the aim is to establish an annual signature event in Rajasthan and at the same time establish Udaipur as a major destination for World Music in South Asia. An event of this scale is being designed to cater to the music lovers cutting across barriers of age and walks of life. To be conducted every year at the same time, the festival will feature unparalleled live performances with the city of lakes as a background and will celebrate cultural diversity at its best.

LINE UP:
STAGE 1: Afternoon (2pm-5pm)
VENUE: Fateh Sagar Paal

1. ARTIST: Aleksandar Simic, Saskia Rao - de Haas, Shubhendra Rao
TITLE/ GENRE: Instrumental Trio
COUNTRY : SERBIA, NETHERLANDS, INDIA

2. ARTIST: Carminho
TITLE/ GENRE: Fado
COUNTRY : PORTUGAL

3. ARTIST: Mathias Duplessy & Mukhtiyar Ali
TITLE/ GENRE: Fusion of Qawwali & World Music
COUNTRY: FRANCE & INDIA


STAGE 2: Evening (6pm-10pm)
VENUE: Railway Training Institute Ground

1. ARTIST: JUANMA ZURANO & TAMARA. PASO A DOS.
TITLE/ GENRE: Flamenco music and dance
COUNTRY: SPAIN

2. ARTIST: Dobet Gnahoré
TITLE/ GENRE: African beat music
COUNTRY: IVORY COAST

3. ARTIST: The Raghu Dixit Project
TITLE/ GENRE: Fusion Rock Band
COUNTRY: INDIA


DAY 2: 14TH FEBRUARY, 2016

STAGE 1: Afternoon (2pm-5pm)
VENUE: Fateh Sagar Paal

1. ARTIST: Sonam Kalra & The Sufi Gospel Project
TITLE/ GENRE: Fusion of Sufi & Gospel music
COUNTRY: INDIA

2. ARTIST: JOSÉ MARÍA GALLARDO DEL REY
TITLE/ GENRE: Spanish Guitar (Instrumental)
COUNTRY: SPAIN

3. ARTIST: Italy Meets India
TITLE/ GENRE: Jazz Fusion
COUNTRY: INDIA & ITALY


STAGE 2: Evening (6pm-10pm)
VENUE: Railway Training Institute Ground

1. ARTIST: Oum
TITLE/ GENRE: Moroccan Saharian Soul
COUNTRY: MOROCCO

2. ARTIST: Family Atlantica
TITLE/ GENRE: Afro Beat Venezuelan Cumbia
COUNTRY: VENEZUELA, U.K. & GHANA

3. ARTIST: Papon and the East India Company
TITLE/ GENRE: Fusion Rock Band
COUNTRY: INDIA

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