GUWAHATI, March 8 � Come March 11 and music lovers in the capital city with a penchant for the classical genre will be treated to performances by Indian artistes of international repute.
The Directorate of Cultural Affairs is organizing a three-day festival of classical vocal, instrumental music and dance at Sraddhanjali Kanan, RG Baruah Road.
The programme will begin at 6 pm every day and continue till 10 pm. Veteran as well as talented young classical artistes of the State will also take part in the festival.
The extravaganza will kick off with a Gayan Bayan by Ghana Kanta Borbayan and his group to be followed by Kathak dance, sitar and tabla, Sattriya dance, vocal, Bharat Natyam and instrumental (flute) presentations.
Renowned flautist Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia will entertain the audience with his soul touching performance on the day.
On March 12, the musical evening will begin with a rendition of Borgeet, followed by instrumental (flute), Bharat Natyam, vocal, instrumental (violin), Odissi presentations and will conclude with a vocal recital.
Prominent names that will feature in the festival are Bhanu Rashmi of Chennai, Pushpita Mishra of Bhubaneswar, Ghulam Mustafa Khan of Mumbai, Pulama Das Joshi of Jodhpur and Jayant Kastuar of New Delhi.