Surrender Yourself to Mountains and Music at This Festival in Bir This Weekend


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Imagine a crowd of closely nestled people swaying to enchanting tunes amidst dim, muted lights and Dhauladhar mountains on all sides. Sounds like a dream, right? Well, this dream called Musicathon 4.0 is coming to life this weekend from 21st-23rd February at Bir in Himachal Pradesh.

What is it about?

Musicathon 4.0 is an annual confluence of a shared passion for mountains, music, poetry and comedy. Enticing adrenaline junkies from across the length and breadth of the country, the festival witnesses a celebration of some of the lesser known Indian artists who deliver soulful performances, that are sure to charm your senses. 

The line-up for this year includes musicians such as Piyush Bhisekar, Ahen, Vibhuti Live among others, poets such as Manu Chandak and Pawan Upadhyay, and comedians such as Swati Sachdeva and Mohit Morhani.

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Photo of Bir, Himachal Pradesh, India by Garima Kumar

Besides watching these incredible artists perform live, you can indulge in adventure activities such as trekking, camping, mountain biking and paragliding in Bir, it being the ‘paragliding capital of the country’. Or if you are a wanderer who prefers to soak in the vitality of the place in a blissful state of solitude, then Bir is just the place for you.

Explore the hidden treasures of this Himachali village in its local market, a sight that paints the Tibetan culture in every frame. Enjoy a peaceful ride in the toy train as it unravels the scintillating beauty of Bir or just spend some quality time by the Bir river where the serenity of your surroundings, miles away from the city’s chaotic milieu is sure to bring your soul at peace.

All you need to know

Dates & Timing

21st-23rd February


Nirvana Eco Camp, Keori, Himachal Pradesh

Cost of tickets

Rs 1,999 (for an event pass), Rs 2,999 (for an event pass along with space to pitch a tent) and Rs 3,999 (for an event pass along with a two-night stay at a tent)

So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to the hills to relish these few days of musical bliss.

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