Sur Jahan is hosted by ICCR in Delhi
New Delhi- 8 February: Sur Jahan is hosted by ICCR in Delhi on Feb 9-10, 2019. The festival is non-ticketed and open to all, to be held at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, Janpath.
Sur Jahan (earlier known as Sufi Sutra) is a World Peace Music Festival developed by Banglanatak dot com, a 18 years old Kolkata-based social enterprise specializing in Culture and Development. “Music for All, Music for Peace” is the Mantra of this non-commercial festival which celebrates cultural diversity. Music teams from 26 countries (Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Senegal, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, UK and USA) and 10 states of India have participated since its inception in 2011. Each year 5-6 international bands participate in the festival, which has day-time cultural exchange workshops and evening concerts. It has been termed as a “people’s festival” by the media worldwide and has evolved as a Headliner Festival in both Kolkata and Goa.