(Last Updated on : 02/11/2015)
Jodhpur RIFF is an Indian music festival
that takes place in Rajasthan
, organised to promote music and tourism in Jodhpur region. This folk music festival is a dais where the Oriental music and the Western music come together.
Organisation of Jodhpur RIFF
Jodhpur RIFF is a not-for-profit partnership music festival that is involving two leading heritage trusts, Mehrangarh Museum Trust and Jaipur
Endorsement of Jodhpur RIFF
Jodhpur RIFF has been endorsed by UNESCO as a "Peoples' Platform for Creativity and Sustainable Development."
Celebration of Jodhpur RIFF
Jodhpur RIFF is annual folk festival which celebrates the traditional folk music and arts.
Jodhpur RIFF is organized to offer an open platform to all the musicians and folk artist from India and around the world.
Invitation of Jodhpur RIFF
Jodhpur RIFF invites more than 250 musicians and art performers from Rajasthan. The overseas get together and celebration of the traditional folk music and art heritage helps in creating the ground-breaking collaborations with a fusion of international and Indian folk music accompanied by exciting performances.
Venue of Jodhpur RIFF
Jodhpur RIFF organizes a sequence of programmes, recitals and events in and around Mehrangarh Fort, Rajasthan. Jodhpur RIFF has an aim to harmonize with the brightest full moon of the year in northern India which is called "Sharad Purnima". During this festival the Mehrangarh Fort
is decorated beautifully.
Beginning of Jodhpur RIFF
Jodhpur RIFF also known as the Jodhpur folk festival began in the year 2007. Each year the Jodhpur RIFF society endeavours to bring together more than 250 performing artists and musicians from around the world from the rural and urban status.
Commemoration of Jodhpur RIFF
Jodhpur RIFF commemorates different musical heritages by creating new musical history through innovative collaborations. Jodhpur
RIFF promises lots of sizzling performances from local and international artists. Rajasthan International Folk Festival or Jodhpur RIFF comprises of imposing and inspiring performances of Indian musicians, singers and the western musicians and singers by some of the greatest musical maestros from local Rajasthan urban culture and rural cultural communities and across the world. Jodhpur RIFF has the pomp by showcasing the sensational star acts each night at the basement of Meherangarh Fort. Jodhpur RIFF will also feature events like a Rajasthani night, a jazz night, traditional and gypsy dance forms, early morning ragas and many more. The interactive daytime sessions for national and international visitors, school children and families are also organized.