5 Reasons You Must Be A Part Of Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Festival This Year

Sawai Gandharva, New English School, Ramanbaug, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shrinivas, Purvadhanashree, Pune, Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav
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For ages, Pune is known for its enriching culture. As December sets in, we get an opportunity to be in the presence of some of the nation’s best artists. The 64th Sawai Gandharva starts tomorrow and here’s why you shouldn’t miss being a part of this musical retreat.

For the best musical talent ever

Sawai Gandharva, New English School, Ramanbaug, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shrinivas, Purvadhanashree, Pune, Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen MahotsavUstad Amjad Ali Khan (Source: mythicalindia)

Yes, the best ones. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pt. Jasraj and Shrinivas Joshi among others will be on stage swaying to the mesmerising classical tunes. Imagine all these artists under one roof. Got to be worth attending, right?

The weather

Sawai Gandharva, New English School, Ramanbaug, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shrinivas, Purvadhanashree, Pune, Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen MahotsavVenue - New English School, Ramanbaug (Source: nesramanbaug)

 

Given the outdoor, open seating, you cannot be happier about the current weather in Pune. Winters aren’t extreme, so we’re sure you won’t shiver and your entire focus will be on the event.

Food stalls

Sawai Gandharva, New English School, Ramanbaug, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shrinivas, Purvadhanashree, Pune, Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen MahotsavUkdiche modak (Source: cravecookclick)

Sawai Gandharva has a lot ‘bachat gat’ food stalls, which serve authentic Maharashtrian food. Who wouldn’t like a hot Modak with lovey music already there to give you company.

It’s not just about music

Sawai Gandharva, New English School, Ramanbaug, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shrinivas, Purvadhanashree, Pune, Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen MahotsavSource: indiaeve

\There will be a Bharatanatyam performance too. Well known artist, Smt. Purvadhanashree is a performer everyone’s watching out for.

It’s a reunion of music fans

Sawai Gandharva, New English School, Ramanbaug, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shrinivas, Purvadhanashree, Pune, Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen MahotsavSource: sunshinepune

People all across the globe fly down to Pune especially to attend Sawai Gandharva. You’re sure to meet your kind of music fans.

This year, Sawai Gandharva will take place from 7th to 11th December New English School, Ramanbaug. Book your tickets today! We’re excited to see you there.

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