Chandigarh: Two day Indian Classical Music Festival opened, on the occasion of completion of thirty years of Marwah Studios. “Music is a part of every known society, past and present, and is common to all human cultures across the globe. Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. Music is the universal language of mankind. We are pleased to announce the Indian Classical Music Festival for all the lovers of music around the World. Six very well-known artist from different parts of India with different history behind it going to perform in six different sessions. “I am sure this will be a knowledgeable exercise for all,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President ICMEI and Marwah Studios.Prabhat Mukherjee distinguished Santoor Player, Yogesh Kumar Shankar recognized Shehnai player and Dr. Sudeep Rai renowned Sitarist were the part of the music festival.Anil Kumar Mishra Sarangi Player, and Sudhanshu Bahuguna well known Vocalist were the performers of the second day. Dr. Sandeep Marwah honoured both the dignities with Marwah Studios International Award for Excellence In Indian Classical Music for their contribution to music. Pandt Prateek Chaudhuri renowned Sitar Maestro was the star of the day. His extra ordinary command on Sitar impressed every one.
The program lasted more than the scheduled timings on the continuous demand of the audience as it was soothing and most enjoyable. Later Dr. Sandeep Marwah honoured Pandit Prateek Chaudhuri with the most prestigious Atal Bihari Vajpayee National Award for the Promotion of Art And Culture in India and Abroad. Two day festival came to an end with the great appreciation for the artists and AAFT School of Performing Arts from various corners of the World. Dr. Sandeep Marwah honored the great musicians with ‘Marwah Studios International Award-Excellence In Indian Classical Music’ at the end of every session. Large audience associated with the program and young musicians of AAFT School of Performing Arts appreciated the well-designed programs.