Dover Lane Music Conference of Kolkata would reach its 64th year in 2016. It is undoubtedly a paradise for music lovers all over the world. Every renowned personality from the world of classical music has spread the magic on this platform. Since six decades, it has continued to be one of the most stunning and revered music festivals of India.
When and Where-
22nd January to 25th January 2016 at Nazrul Mancha, Rabindra Sarobar, Kolkata.
The Uniqueness of Dover Music Festival
Throughout the four days, you would get to experience “MUSIC” at its best. The programs on all four days continues throughout the night. You can get more information regarding the festival on their official website.
Eminent musicians like Amaan Ali Khan, Amjad Ali Khan, Shivkumar Sharma, Shahid Parvez Khan and Anupama Bhagwat along with wonderful vocalists like Pandit Jasraj, Shoukat Hussain Khan, Prabhati Mukherjee and many more would set the stage on fire with their melodies.
If you are keen on learning music or dance, you can even approach the training academy and take professional lessons on tabla, vocal as well as Kathak dance. The most reputed teachers would offer you guidance.
Talent Search Contest and Classical Dance Festival are other remarkable features of Dover Lane Music Conference. Categories like Thumri, Sitar, Sarod, Bhajan and other music talents are open for participants of 16 to 24 years of age. Dance categories is open for participants of 16 to 22 years of age. This search starts every year in the month of November or December.
Periodic music shows are also held by the organizers where budding musicians can showcase their awesomeness.
Stay and Food
Several luxurious hotels, budget rooms and homestays are available at Kolkata for a comfortable stay without burning a hole in your pocket. Coming to food, you cannot miss out on the staple diet of Kolkata, that is fish. Simply delicious seafood is served over here.
Reaching The Festival
Being one of the most important cities of India, Kolkata is readily accessible from almost all cities of India. You can travel to Kolkata by railways or by flight according to your budget preference. The venue is just half an hour from Kolkata railway station and a little more than that from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata.
Dover Lane Music Conference is one of the most amazing cultural programs of India and if you love music, you would totally fall in love with this festival. Plan a trip to Kolkata in the long weekend of January and relax on 26th January. What say?