banglanatak dot com is a 17 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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL73SCPBQsQ&feature=youtu.be.
8th edition of Sur Jahan (previous name Sufi Sutra), the headliner World Music Festival will be held on Feb 2-4 in Kolkata and Feb 7-9, 2018 in Goa.Teams from 22 countries and 12 states of India have participated so far. Each year we invite 5-6 international and 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 email@example.com.
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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNmlecERFMo. We welcome proposals at firstname.lastname@example.org for participating at music residencies at Kolkata.
article submitted by:Debalina Bhowmick, Banglanatak Dot Com