Sur Jahan, World Peace Music Festival

Sur Jahan, World Peace Music festival
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banglanatak dot com is a 18 years old Social Enterprise with HO at Kolkata, in Consultative Status with UNESCO ICH and UN ECOSOC and a National partner to UNESCO in India. we specialize in Culture and Development, addressing Poverty Alleviation and Social Inclusion for rural poor, we call it Art for Life.

9th edition of Sur Jahan (previous name Sufi Sutra), the headliner World Music Festival will be held on Feb 1-3 in Kolkata and Feb 6-8, 2019 in Goa. Music bands from 26 countries have participated so far. Each year we invite 5-6 international and 2-3 national music bands. The festival format includes one day time workshop and one evening concert for each Int'l band at both Kolkata and Goa. It is a non commercial, non ticketed festival with a motto of ‘Music for Peace, Music for All’.
Anyone with a concrete proposal (4-8 member acoustic folk/ folk fusion band, vocal a must, traditional dance always an added plus) may please write to us at

In addition, we also encourage cultural exchange and invite a lot of International artists to Kolkata, India between Oct and Mar for 10-12 days artists residencies, which includes collaboration, performance.
We welcome proposals at for participating at music residencies at Kolkata &/or Goa.

article submitted by:Debalina Bhowmick, Banglanatak Dot Com