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. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1s3St2MzKr1B9hEHRnYwF561UjPqXH74A/view?usp=sharing
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’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCsxKF9QswI
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com for participating at music residencies at Kolkata &/or Goa.
article submitted by:Debalina Bhowmick, Banglanatak Dot Com