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‘Udaipur World Music Festival 2019’: All you need to know

Over 150 artists of the music industry from more than 17 countries including Iran, Spain, Yemen, Switzerland, South Africa, Indonesia, Brazil, France, Portugal, Italy, India, and others will perform in Udaipur.

Rimjhim Jethani | Updated:
February 13, 2019 6:08 pm
Udaipur World Music Festival 2019

Udaipur World Music Festival's previous seasons.

Jaipur: The Lake city of Rajasthan -Udaipur– is all set to host the fourth edition of internationally acclaimed ‘Udaipur World Music Festival (UWMF) 2019’ from February 15 to February 17.

Over 150 artists of the music industry from more than 17 countries including Iran, Spain, Yemen, Switzerland, South Africa, Indonesia, Brazil, France, Portugal, Italy, India, and others will perform in Udaipur.

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The three-day long music festival is a blend of cultural diversity, vibrant live performances, traditional Rajasthani art and different genres of music presented with a backdrop of serene lakes.

The annual music festival of Udaipur -organized by SEHER in support with Rajasthan Tourism- was launched in 2016 and completed three editions. The third edition was rated as India’s top Music Festival.

The festival featured over 150 artists including Grammy Award winner, Dobet Gnahore, The London Community Gospel Choir, Txarango from Spain, Hot water from South Africa and other in the last seasons. It witnessed a tourist footfall of over 50,000 visitors. The number is expected to rise this time.

The festival celebrates different moods of the day through the performances such as the early morning stage has meditative music while the afternoons are spent beside the lakes which personify romantic music at its best. The evening stage brings together people from all age groups and sections of society with energetic youthful music.

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Udaipur World Music Festival Schedule:

The festival is a treat for music lovers. The entry to the event is  free. The three locations of the event in the city are Amber at Amet Haveli – Ambrai Ghat, Fateh Sagar Paal and Gandhi Ground.

  • February 15, Friday: Opening ceremony, Gulaza (Israel\Yemen), Karsh Kale (India), ELS Catarres (Spain)
  • February 16, Saturday: Shashank Subramanyam (India), Delgocha Ensemble (Iran), Yves Theiler trio feat. Shree Sundarkumar (Switzerland), Chand Afsal (India), Avora Records (India), Alabaluna (Portugal), Rhythm Rebels (Indonesia), Hot Water (South Africa),
  • February 17, Sunday: Rocio Marquez Duet (Spain), Manjusha Patil Kulkarni (India), Udopia (Greece), Vibha Saraf (India), La Dame Blanche (Cuba- France), Traffic Jam (India), Natig Rhythm Group (Azerbaijan), The Local Train (India), Closing ceremony

For more information related to the Udaipur World Music Festival, you can visit to   http://www.udaipurworldmusicfestival.com

 

 

First published: February 12, 2019
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