Good morning/Good afternoon/Good evening my friends, wherever you are! This is 3:00pm. 9th December, Sunday in India. How are you friends? It is vary cool in West Bengal but many kind of food and festival is going on. So, the circumstance is very enjoyable here.
You know friends, in India; winter always comes with lots of festivals and fairs! Obviously other countries have the same. Beside Book Fair, Film Fair, Garment Fair etc. – here we have a special fair – Music Fair! Including West Bengal, almost every state of India organized this fair. Today, I want to tell you one of these fairs – The Tansen Sangeet Samaroh (faire).
Tansen, a legendary exponent of the Hindustani classical music's dhrupad style, and member of emperor Akbar's Mughal court, was counted amongst one of the nine jewels of the royal court.
The famous Tansen Sangeet Samaroh is celebrated every year on the Tansen Tomb in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. It is organized by the government of MP, in association with the Academy of the department of culture in MP. Tansen Samaroh is a platform where artists from all over India, gather and participate to deliver vocal and instrumental performances. Complete environment during the festival turns mystical with melodious music echoing. Music lovers from far and wide make it a point to be a part of this. During the festival, music lovers and artists from all over the world gather here to offer their bit of tribute to the all time music maestro Tansen. Till date this festival has the honor of being the first and only musical sow that goes for days and nights. The academy offers honors to senior celebrities and junior artists by including them in the Samaroh through their musical performance. In all, the four day musical extravaganza called Tansen Samaroh is an audio as well as visual treat, seeing the exemplary and renowned music expertise in artists all over India dedicating their bit of honor to the greatest ever musical mentor Tansen. This annual music festival started way back in 1930's.
The Tansen Music festival or Tansen Samaroh is held every year in the month of December. The experience of melodious music with chilling weather of autumn makes it an ecstatic one. In 2012, Tansen Samaroh has been held from December 7th to December 10th.
O.K. friends…. It’s the time to say good bye! Take very care of yourselves! May God bless you all. Have a good day/ afternoon/evening/night! Namaskar.
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