New Delhi: The embodiment of Indian arts and Culture. World famous Indian classical Dance Guru Padma Vibhushan Dr. Sonal Mansingh presents ‘Shashwat Bharat Festival – Celebration of Eternal India: KalaYatra 2023’, A Tribute to the timeless spirit of cultural diversity with the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Edition from 6th May to 8th May 2023 at Kamani Auditorium in Delhi. 46th edition of KalaYatra will be organized by Shri Kamakhya kalapeeth centre of Indian Classical Dances.
Shashwat Bharat Festival will light the Delhi skyline with a riot of colours, exciting performances and a festive spirit. Mark your calendars for the annual cultural bonanza- KalaYatra 2023. “Shashwat Bharat Festival – Celebration of Eternal India”, has an exciting array of performances from famous artistes from all over India. Festival is one of its kinds as it includes all genres of music, dance, and theatre from the most traditional to the most contemporary expressions of all these art forms.
Opening gala celebration of Shashwat Bharat : Kala yatra 2023 on Saturday 6th May 2023 will be start from Inaugural performance Natya Katha: Meera on life of Saint Meera Bai by Dr Soanl Manshing and group and confluence of Carnatic & Hindustani Instrumental Music by Vidwan Shri N Ravikiran- Chitravina, Maestro Saskia Rao- India Cello, Pt.Shubhendra Rao – Sitar with Carnatic & Hindustani Group of Master percussionists. Folk songs and Music will be the main attraction of 2nd day of the festival. Delong Padung & Group from Arunachal Pradesh, Yogesh Bhai Gadhavi & Group from Gujarat, Ustad Anwar Khan Manganiyar & Group from Rajasthan and Famous Singer Maithili Thakur & Group from Bihar will captivate the Music lovers on Sunday, 7th May 2023 . Shashwat Bharat Festival will conclude on Monday, 8th May with Tradition of Tribal Dance performances by tribal folk dance artists from across India .
Founder of Shri Kamakhya kalapeeth centre of Indian Classical Dances and Festival Director Padma Vibhushan Dr, Sonal Mansigh said, “This year is special in many aspects. It is the 75th year of our beloved Country’s independence from colonial rule, AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV and India G 20 Presidency. India’s G20 presidency is a watershed moment in Indian history as it seeks to pay an important role by finding pragmatic global solutions for the wellbeing of all, and is doing so, manifest the true spirit of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’.”
We must embrace this change of name with self-respect and pride because we are now finally freed of servitude and become equal stake-holders of the world’s largest democracy. This is of great significance, and each one of us must now join hands with our Hon. Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi and contribute to making our Country strong and secure. Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is a joyous occasion to re-tell the arts & cultural story of India to the world by presenting the rich diversity of our art forms from the most traditional to the most contemporary expression of dance, music, theatre, etc . Let us celebrate the rich diversity of India.
In keeping with the theme, we celebrate the timeless spirit of India at Shashwat Bharat – Kalayatra 2023. Get ready to witness the grand celebration of India’s rich heritage! We invite the youth & people from different walks, to join us at shashwat Bharat – a celebration of Eternal India.
What: Shashwat Bharat Festival: Kalayatra 2023
When: From 6th to 8th May 2023
Timing: 6:30 PM onwards
Where: Kamani Auditorium, Mandi House, New Delhi