Music Festivals of North India
Music Festivals of North India play an important role attracting tourists in India.
Music Festivals of North India are celebrated with great zeal and fervour. The festival has a participation of eminent musicians and is appreciated by music lovers across the country. Fairs and Festivals are an integral part of the colourful culture of North India. Each and every festival celebrated in North India has a legend associated with it.
Some of the popular Music Festivals of East India are as follows;
ITC Sangeet Sammelan: ITC Sangeet Sammelan is regarded as one of the most prestigious events of Indian classical music which is held all over India once a year. Many renowned singers and musicians come here to participate in various events that are organized in this festival. An award is given to one of the oldest living musicians of stature as a great honour in the world of Indian classical music.
East Wind Music Festival: East Wind Music Festival is held annually garnering participation from all the major bands and artists in the country. The artists performed Original Contemporary Music over 3 days and through parallel stages from morning till night.
Harballabh Music Festival: Harballabh Music Festival of classical music is held every winter since 1875 at Jalandhar, Punjab. It is renowned in the world of Hindustani music as the site where all the ‘great stalwarts’ of Hindustani music first performed, prior to attaining international acclaim. From Bhimsen Joshi to Zakir Husain, all musicians hold the spot of the Harballabh.
Music in the Hills: Music in the Hills is an annual Music festival in India organised at various exotic locations. Established in 2007, Music in the Hills tries to bring together good music, good listeners and great locations. It is India’s biggest independent music festival.
NH7 Weekender: NH7 Weekender has earned the tag of "India’s Happiest Festival" over the last 4 years. The festival is made for fans to ensure they have a memorable and hassle-free weekend. It is recognized as one of the most organized music festival in the country which is held in Delhi and also Pune, Bengaluru and Kolkata for 3 days.
Synchronicity Music Festival: Synchronicity Music Festival is one of the popular college festivals in India. It is a rock music festival of IIT Kanpur held in the month of October for 3 days. The festival attracts participation from over 400 rock bands of India.
Rajasthan International Folk Festival: Rajasthan International Folk Festival is meant to flaunt the cultural lifestyle of India and beyond. This is a 5 day long festival which has been regarded as People’s Platform for Creativity and Sustainable Development, by UNESCO. More than 250 artists from different regions around the world perform in this festival, who showcase a fusion of Indian and international music.