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Nishagandhi Festival 2015

Published in Newsletter Issue No. 256 - December 2014

Nishagandhi is all set to bloom once again. A week long Nishagandhi Festival of the year 2015 will begin on 20th January at the Nishagandhi Open Air Auditorium inside the spacious Kanakakunnu Palace grounds in Thiruvananthapuram.  

A tribute to the nation’s rich and varied cultural heritage the Nishagandhi festival will showcase some of the experts’ performances in classical Indian dance and music. The exotic charm permeating the evenings during the Nishagandhi festival lure many art and music lovers to the Kanakakunnu grounds.

The inaugural ceremony will be followed by a Sufi Fusion Music by Kailasa lead by Kailash Kher, undeniably one of the most unique voices in Indian music today. The maestros of art and music from across the country perform during this grand cultural extravaganza of Gods own Country.

Artists who perform at the Nishagandhi festival 2015 include Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, the renowned Malayalam cine artist Manju Warrier, one of the leading exponents of Odissi dance Arushi Mudgal; to name but a few.  Kathakali performance of eminent masters will be held at Kanakakunnu Palace Auditorium from 20th to 26th of January as part of the Nishagandhi festival.

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