India's first river-front music and dance festival begins on February 10, on the glistening banks of river Krishna at Pavitra Sangamam in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh. The riverside venue at Amaravati, Guntur District will witness some of the finest Indian and Western Classical music and dance performances along with a fusion of folk and contemporary music and dance performances by artists from around the globe.
The four-day long Amaravati Global Music and Dance Festival is all set to be hosted on the outskirts of Vijayawada city. Rolling out the red carpet for renowned music and dance maestros from around the world, this epic cultural extravaganza is ready to bedazzle you.
The mega event from February 10 to 13 is an initiative by the Andhra Pradesh government to promote 'Brand Amaravati' and bring the capital region of Amaravati on the global forefront as a tourist destination. The event coincides with the National Women's Parliament, to be organised in the same venue on February 10 to 12.
The festival starts at 5pm on all four days and will feature artists such as Dr. L Subramaniam, Pandit Birju Maharaj, Saswati Sen, Hema Malini, Kavita Krishnamurti, Talat Aziz and Suresh Wadkar. Joining this four-day cultural extravaganza are international artists such as Jeno Lisztes, Solo Cissokho and Kazakh Philharmonic Orchestra.