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Sangeet Mela 2014

Sangeet Mela 2014

Presented by Sangeet Premi Club and EthnoSuperLounge, Sangeet Mela 2014 brings together talented international and interstate musicians in collaboration with the best of Brisbane’s North Indian classical artists in a celebration of Hindustani classical music and dance on a scale never before seen in Brisbane. 

The festival will open with workshops on ragas and talas, and will also present four young talented “Rising Stars” in the fields of Hindustani classical vocal, instrumental, percussion and dance.

The inaugural Sangeet Mela will feature two international artists: Govinda Chakraborty (Delhi) recently retired as professor of tabla at Kathak Kendra (the national Kathak dance college); Sangeet Mishra (Mumbai) represents the 8th generation of sarangi masters in his highly respected family. Both artists will be enriching the festival with their able accompaniment and dynamic solo performances.

Visiting from Sydney will be accomplished classical vocalist Dr Vivek Apte. Tabla master Maharshi Raval completes the roster of artists visiting Brisbane for the festival, joining local artists including Rahim Zullah (vocal), Saikat Bhattacharya (sitar), Darshana Hingu (Kathak dance) and Shen Flindell (tabla).

Other highlights include Kathak dance with live musical accompaniment, and delicious food and drinks by Sitar Restaurant.

Sangeet Mela 2014 and the Sangeet Premi Rising Star Awards are made possible through the generous support of major sponsors Brisbane Indian Times, venue hosts BEMAC and additional sponsors Sitar Restaurant, Spirited Events and Target Tours and Travels.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMME CHANGE:
Dr Vivek Apte (vocal) from 230pm.
Sri Sangeet Mishra (sarangi) from 815pm.

PLEASE NOTE ON-LINE SALES WILL CEASE AT 12PM.  FOR TICKET PURCHASES PLEASE GO THE QMC BOX OFFICE IN PERSON.  BOX OFFICE WILL BE OPEN FROM 12.15PM SUNDAY 7 SEPTEMBER.

A Queensland Cultural Diversity Week event proudly brought to you by the Queensland Government.

Event Snapshot

Dates: Sunday 7 September
Time: 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Tickets: Full $40 Conc $35 Family 4 $120 VIP $150
Artist website: www.sangeetmela.org
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