38th Saptak Annual Music Festival - 2018

 38th Saptak Annual Music Festival - 2018

An Annual Music Festival is organized is organized by SAPTAK every year from 1st to 13th January. Saptak music festival was inaugurated by Pt. Ravi Shankar in 1980 and this event is organised by a public charitable trust which runs the Saptak School of Music.

VENUE:
L D Arts College
(Old Amrut Mody School of Management)
Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Marg,
Opposite IIM Ahmedabad,
University Area,


In its 38th year, world’s longest classical music festival Saptak, is going diverse. One of the most-awaited events in the city, it starts on the first of the new year, continuing for two weeks. There have been dance performances, along with music sessions.


This year’s festival is from 1st of January to 13th of January 2018. With nearly 125 top artistes and about 50 performances spread over 13 days (15 Baithaks including 2 morning baithaks), the music lovers from all over India and abroad converge at the Saptak music festival for an unparalleled experience.


Pass, Tickets and Entry Details:
No Tickets
No Reservations
Entry in hall only through Invitation. 
(The aim being to offer music lover the sheer joy of classical music, without commercializing it.)

ABOUT SAPTAK:

This musical feast will give you an amazing experience. India's most renowned classical musicians, dancers and singers perform here. This festival showcases the best talents of many musicians and singers who preserve classical music and its standards. This is a pure celebration of music. This Saptak Music festival is very famous event in Ahmedabad city for all music lovers. The audience gets treated to vintage khayal performances from the established maestros. They also have an opportunity to experience the Dhrupad Gayaki, Thumris, Rajasthani Folk Music, Instrumental recitals of Sitar, Sarangi, Flute, the Mohan veena, Rudra Veena and percussion recitals on the Tabla, Pakhawaj and even the Mridangam by the great contemporary musicians. Innovative features of this music festival have been Instrument and Dance Ensembles, Tala Vadya Kacheri, Rajasthani and Punjabi folk music. Saptak tries to keeps alive the fading traditions of vocal music like Thumri and Dhrupad, and instruments like Sarangi and Pakhawaj by inviting artists specializing in these fields. 

CONTACT DETAILS:


SAPTAK SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Shri Hemant Bhatt - 09374245199
Shri Sandeep Joshi - 09725790453
Shri Kunal Shah- 09824412
Address: Saptak School of Music, Vidyanagar High School Premises, Usmanpura, Ahmedabad.

SAPTAK ARCHIVES
Mr. Johnson - 079 40027746 /55
Shri Sandeep Joshi - 09725790453
Address: Saptak Archives, Brij House, IInd Floor, Opp. Old High Court, Stadium Road, Ahmedabad

Phone: 91-79-40027745 or 55
Email: saptak1980@gmail.com
Website: http://saptak.org/
Other: http://www.facebook.com/Saptak.org

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE:

01-January-2018
Shri Ahmed Abbas Khan - Shehnai
Shri Shujat Hussain Khan
Shri Jajwalya Shukla - Tabla

Shri Prateek Chaudhuri - Sitar
Shri Shubh Maharaj - Tabla

Haji Ustad Shaukat Niazi - Vocal
Shri Hemant Joshi - Tabla
Shri Raju Gandharva - Harmonium

Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia - Flute
Shri Vijay Ghate - Tabla

02-January-2018
Shri Jayanti Sharma - Kachtarang
Shri Hemdeep Sharma - Jaltarang
Shri Jay Dabgar - Tabla

Shri Swaransh Mishra - Vocal
Shri Abhishek Mishra - Tabla
Shri Sumit Mishra - Harmonium

Ustad Nishat Khan - Sitar
Shri Gourishankar - Tabla

Pt. Birju Maharaj - Kathak
Assisted by:
Sushri Mamta Maharaj
Sushri Saswati Sen
Shri Somnath Mishra - Vocal
Shri Utpal Ghoshal - Tabla
Shri Ikram Khan - Sarangi
Shri Mehmood Khan - Sitar

03-January-2018
(Winner of Pt. Nandan Mehta Shastriya Taal Vadya Spardha Feb. 2017)
Shri Pratik Singh - Tabla Solo
Shri Sani Shah - Harmonium

Shri Mahendra Toke - Vocal
Shri Nakul Mishra - Tabla
Shri Shishir Bhatt - Harmonium

Pt. Ronu Majumdar - Flute-Violin Duet
Pt. Mysore Manjunat
Shri Shubh Maharaj - Tabla
Shri Arjun Kumar - Mridangum

Pt. Rajan Mishra - Vocal
Pt. Sajan Mishra - Vocal
Shri Akram Khan - Tabla
Shri Sumit Mishra - Harmonium

04-January-2018
Ms. Amita Dalal - Sitar
Shri Jay Dabgar - Tabla
Shri Shishir Bhatt - Pakhawaj

Kashmiri Folk
Shri Gulzar Ahmad Ganaie - Vocal & Harmonium
Shri Nazir Ahmad Lone - Rabab
Shri Waseem Akram Shah - Matka
Shri Mohammad Saleem Shah - Tumbak
Shri Shabir Ahmad Ahanger - Sarangi
Shri Bilal Ahmad Najar - Sarangi

Shri Rahul Sharma - Santoor
Shri Mukundraj Deo - Tabla

Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar - Vocal
Shri Ramdas Palsule - Tabla
Shri Mukund Petkar - Harmonium
Shri Allarakha Kalavant - Sarangi

05-January-2018
Ms.Sunanda Sharma - Semi Classical Vocal
Shri Mithilesh Jha - Tabla
Shri Dharmanath Mishra - Harmonium

Pt. Tejendra Narayan Majumdar - Sarod
Shri Arvind Azad - Tabla

Pandit Jasraj - Vocal
Shri Rattan Mohan Sharma - Vocal Support
Ms. Tripti Mukherjee - Vocal Support
Shri Ramkumar Mishra - Tabla
Shri Sridhar Parthasarathy - Mridangum
Shri Mukund Petkar - Harmonium

06-January-2018
Master Shadaj Iyer - Vocal
Shri Pravin Shinde - Tabla
Shri Sudhir Yardi - Harmonium

Pt. Shivkumar Sharma - Santoor
Shri Ramkumar Mishra - Tabla

Smt. Shubha Mudgal - Vocal
Shri Anish Pradhan - Tabla
Shri Sudhir Nayak - Harmonium

Shri Vishal Krishna - Kathak
Pt. Puran Maharaj - Tabla
Shri Kushal Krishna - Tabla & Bol
Shri Somnath Mishra - Vocal
Shri Ikram Khan - Sarangi
Shri Mehmood Khan - Sitar

07-January-2018
Morning Session - Time : 10:00 AM
Pt. Kushal Das - Sitar
Shri Shubh Maharaj - Tabla

Dr. Prabha Atre - Vocal
Shri Vinod Lele - Tabla
Shri Paromita Mukherjee - Harmonium

Evening Session - Time : 08:30 PM
Smt. Smita Shastri - Kuchipudi

Smt. Malini Awasthi - Semi Classical Vocal
Shri Abhishek Mishra - Tabla
Shri Dharmanath Mishra - Harmonium
Shri Ikram Khan - Sarangi

Ustad Shahid Parvez - Sitar
Shri Hindole Majumdar - Tabla

Taal Vadya Kacheri
Shri Fazal Qureshi - Tabla
Shri Nitish Shankar - Percussions
Shri Sridhar Parthasarathy - Mridangum
Shri Navin Sharma - Dholak
Shri Dilshad Khan - Sarangi

08-January-2018
Shri Dhurv Kothari Tabla - Solo
Shri Tejas Soni - Harmonium

Shri Vikas Parikh - Vocal
Shri Pravin Shinde - Tabla
Shri Rujul Shah - Harmonium

Shri Amaan Ali Bangash - Sarod
Shri Ayaan Ali Bangash
Shri Vijay Ghate - Tabla

Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty - Vocal
Pt. Kumar Bose - Tabla
Shri Gourab Chatterjee - Harmonium

09-January-2018
Smt. Paromita Mukherjee - Harmonium Solo
Shri Sapan Anjaria - Tabla

Mrs. Aruna Sairam - Carnatic Vocal
Kum. Apoorva Krishna - Violin
Vidwan J. Vaidyanathan - Mridangum
Vidwan Ramesh Srinivasan - Mridangum
Vidwan S. V. Ramani - Ghatam

Shri Yogesh Samsi - Tabla Solo
Shri Tanmay Deochake - Harmonium

Ustad Shujaat Khan - Sitar
Shri Sapan Anjaria - Tabla
Shri Amit Choubey - Tabla

10-January-2018
Ms. Anupama Bhagwat - Sitar-Flute Duet
Ms. Debopriya Ranadive
Ms. Anuradha Pal - Tabla

Shri Wasim Ahmed Khan - Vocal
Shri Ashish Sengupta - Tabla
Shri Yameen Khan - Harmonium

Shri Ken Zuckerman - Sarod
Pt. Puran Maharaj - Tabla

Pt. Channulal Mishra - Semi Classical Vocal
Shri Ramkumar Mishra - Tabla
Shri Vinay Mishra - Harmonium

11-January-2018
Ustad Yakub Hussain Khan - Vocal
Shri Bimal Bhattacharya - Tabla
Shri Raju Gandharva - Harmonium

Pt. Krishnamohan Bhatt - Sitar
Shri Sougata Roy Chowdhury - Sarod
Shri Nihar Mehta - Tabla

Pt. Umakant Gundecha - Dhrupad
Pt. Ramakant Gundecha
Shri Akhilesh Gundecha - Pakhawaj

Pt.Vishwamohan Bhatt - Mohan Veena
Shri Salil Bhatt Satvik - Veena
Shri Himanshu Mahant - Tabla
Shri Rishishankar Upadhyay - Pakhawaj

12-January-2018
Shri Gaurav Mazumdar - Sitar
Shri Sanju Sahai - Tabla

Shri Naresh Malhotra - Vocal
Shri Ramendra Solanki - Tabla
Shri Sudhir Yardi - Harmonium

Pt. Brij Narayan - Sarod
Shri Pundalik Bhagwat - Tabla

Begum Parveen Sultana - Vocal
Shri Mukundraj Deo - Tabla
Shri Srinivas Acharya - Harmonium

13-January-2018
(Winner of Pt. Nandan Mehta Shastriya Taal Vadya Spardha Feb. 2017)
Shri Bhagwat Chavan - Pakhawaj Solo
Shri Abhishek Shinkar - Harmonium

Pt. Ajay Pohankar - Vocal
Shri Mukundraj Deo - Tabla
Shri Paromita Mukherjee - Harmonium
Shri Abhijeet Pohankar - Keyboard

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan - Sarod

Pt. Kumar Bose - Tabla


Source : Saptak

KANKARIA CARNIVAL 2017 at Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad

Heart of Ahmedabad, Kankaria is now about to celebrate Kankaria Carnival 2017.

Today Kankaria Lake is has become one of the most favored hangout places for all Amdavadis. With Amazing children rides, parks, and several food stalls around the lake, this place is one of the perfect picnic spot for the families that wish to spend quality time together.



DATE25th to 31st December 2017

VENUEKankaria Lake

ADDRESS OF KANKARIA LAKE: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Kankaria, Maninagar, Ahmedabad-380022

ENTRY FEE DETAILSFree Entry.......!!!







Beginning on December 25, the Kankaria Carnival will continue for six days and nights. It will be a fun-filled week-long event, with programmes including sports, dance, cultural events suitable for all age groups. 

So........lets together celebrate KANKARIA CARNIVAL 2017

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