Complete Schedule of World Music Festival 2019

Incepted in the year 2016, Udaipur World Music Festival is an annual festival featuring exceptional performances while celebrating the cultural diversity of around the world.

With UWMF just round the corner, Udaipur is all set to witness the fourth edition of the most awaited Udaipur World Music Festival 2019. Beginning from 15th Feb 2019, the three-day festival is jam-packed with a range of national and international line up ready to enthrall the audience.

The venue for the morning sessions (8 am to 10 am) would Amber at Amet Haveli, the afternoon session (3 pm to 5 pm) will take place at Fatehsagar Paal and the evening session (7 pm onwards) will be held at Gandhi Ground.

The schedule of the entire festival is as follows:

15th February 2019

Evening session

  • Gulaza from Israel
  • Karsh Kale from India
  • Els Catarres from Spain

 

16th February 2019

Morning session

  • Shashank Subramanyam from India
  • Delgocha Ensemble from Iran

Afternoon session

  • Yyes Theiler Trio Feat. Shree Sundarkumar from Switzerland
  • Chand Afzal from India

Evening session

  • Avora from India
  • Alabaluna from Portugal
  • Rhythm Rebels from Indonesia
  • Hot Water from South Africa

 

17th February 2019

Morning session

  • Rocio Marquez Duet from Spain
  • Manjusha Patil Kulkarni from India

Afternoon session

  • Udopia from Greece
  • Vibha Saraf from India
  • La Dame Blanche from Cuba-France

Evening session

  • Traffic Jam from India
  • Natig Rhythm Group from Azerbaijan
  • The Local Train from India

Are you ready to be a part of the 3-day long melodious affair?

See you there!

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Splendid Ending Day 3: Udaipur World Music Festival 2017

Still amused and lost in the melodious chores, we never wanted this festival to end so early. But, as promised it not only introduced the music of global level to our blessed city but connected the strings that are unbreakable. Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 got to its end on 12th February and people were still excited to enjoy the remaining performances by the different artists. With the beautiful ending music sessions, the concept and production of SEHER were not just welcomed but appreciated so far by the people of Udaipur.

Sponsored by Hindustan Zinc in association with Wonder Cement and Rajasthan Tourism, the final day of the fest was extremely overwhelming with the artists of Cuba, Switzerland, India, Italy, and London.

Beyond Imagination: Yilian Canizares

Yilian Canizares

At Fateh Sagar Pal, around 3:00 P.M. beautiful voice enchanted with the touch of Violin and music playing all around felt like an apple to the eye when Cuban Singer Yilian Canizares all the way from Switzerland enrolled everyone in her magical performance.
And, it was quite an honour to meet her at the backstage and knowing her viewpoint that she found the crowd exceptional and appreciative towards the music.

Rock with the Folk: Advaita

Advaita

Classical songs mixed with the rock and fusion sounds were the most mesmerising part during the second performance of day 3. Band Advaita clogged the gathering in such a way that fulfilled every vibe of Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 with joy.
Backstage meeting with Advaita and feeling happiness in their smile with their statement elaborating the positivity of crowd towards music and artists felt overwhelming to us.

Simplement irrésistible: Officina Zoè

Officina Zoè

All the way from France, Italian musical group Officina Zoè with their fascinating act and vibrant type of rhythm accompanied with traditional dancing captivated everyone to hear and see them more in the Udaipur World Music Festival 2017.

Their warm gesture and feel of performing first time in India especially in Lake City boomed their spirit even more.

Hilarious Blend: Dhruv Voyage

Dhruv Voyage

When it was the turn of Dhruv Ghanekar presenting as Dhruv Voyage that showed the glimpse of some of the interesting musicians around the country raised the noise of people with enthusiasm like it’s just the beginning of event again.

A feeling of frequently visiting Lake City with the destiny calls made Dhruv Ghanekar, and members of his group fell in love with the vibes that he sensed in the UWMF 2017.

End to The New Beginning: London Community Gospel Choir

London Community Gospel Choir

And, lastly, the final day called off with the incredible performance of London Community Gospel Choir that took away the attention of all eyes with their United musical form.

Before the performance, they were quite excited to witness the huge gathering of natives and felt fantastic to be in the Lake City.

Udaipurites! We are really thankful to SEHER events, their entire crew and to the sponsors for organising Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 and introducing an entirely new experience of music for everyone. Different genres, variety of artists, and positive response of people towards the cultural event was something that has left so many memories for our Venice of the East.  

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Photos by: Siddharth Nagar

Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 [Schedule & Details]

“Connecting the World Through Music.” 

What happens when you turn your ears to the rhythm that leaves you spellbound and fills your inner sense with music? Well, this is the question that many would like to answer with Udaipur World Music Festival 2017. As get ready everyone, Udaipur is all set to witness as well host World Music Festival this time also.

Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 [Schedule & Details]

World Music Festival 2017 Udaipur

A cultural event going to held in our Udaipur where artists across the globe will join up to enthrall the stage with their performances. Earlier in 2016, the first edition of Udaipur World’s Music Festival was held on February 13. And, this time it is scheduled from 10th to 12th February 2017.

Sponsored by Hindustan Zinc in association with Wonder Cement and Rajasthan Tourism, the fest is conceptualized and produced by SEHER. The second edition of Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 is going to be more electrifying with 150 artists from over 16 countries.

So, pull up your spirit to rock your veins with the solace of Udaipur World Music Festival 2017 and line up the dates, performances, and timings mentioned below:

Day 1 – 10th February 2017

Evening (7:00 P.M. onwards)

Venue: Gandhi Ground

Band/Artist: Niyaz Featuring Azam Ali

Genre: Electro Sufi World Music

Country: Canada and Iran

 

Band/Artist: Kailash Kher & Kailasa

Genre: Contemporary Sufi Fusion

Country: India

 

Band/Artist: Monoswezi

Genre: Music from Zimbabwe and Mozambique

Country: Mozambique, Norway, Sweden, and Zimbabwe

Day 2 – 11th February 2017

Afternoon (3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.)

Venue: Fateh Sagar Pal

Band/Artist: Ablaye Cissoko & Constantinople

Genre: Poetic encounters from West Africa and Persia (itinerant Gardens)

Country: Senegal and Canada

 

Band/Artist: Kabir Café

Genre: Music celebrating Saint Kabir

Country: India

Evening (7:00 P.M. onwards)

Venue: Gandhi Ground

Band/Artist: Parvaaz

Genre: World Rock Band

Country: India

 

Band/Artist: Hot Water

Genre: South African World Music

Country: South Africa

 

Band/Artist: Swarathma

Genre: Folk Fusion Band

Country: India

Day 3 – 12th February 2017

Afternoon (3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.)

Venue: Fateh Sagar Pal

Band/Artist: Yilian Canizares

Genre: Brazilian Songs, Afro-Cuban Rhythms, and Jazz

Country: Cuba & Switzerland

 

Band/Artist: Advaita

Genre: Indian Classical Fusion Band

Country: India

Evening (7:00 P.M. onwards)

Venue: Gandhi Ground

Band/Artist: Officina Zoe

Genre: Trance therapy music of the “Taranta.”

Country: Italy

 

Band/Artist: Dhruv Voyage

Genre: Folk Roots

Country: India

 

Band/Artist: London Community Gospel Choir

Genre: Fusion of Gospel with Funk, Jazz & Reggae

Country: United Kingdom

Udaipurites! Get ready to lean into the soulful melodies and don’t miss out to attend Udaipur World Music Fest 2017.

“Udaipur World Music Festival” ends with its Euphony in Hearts

Around the purplish blue water lakes, Udaipur is an exquisite are fixed in by the lavish slopes of the Aravali. With an intend to set up a yearly mark occasion in Rajasthan and in the meantime to build up Udaipur as a noteworthy destination for World Music in South Asia, the city woke up with the first of its sort of celebration in India on February 13 and 14, 2016. The celebration which denoted the festivals of 60 years of the conciliatory relations among Spain and India likewise included Ghana, Venezuela, Italy, and France. This expansive, multi-venue, music celebration united more than 100 worldwide maestros and grouped more than 12 nations.

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Udaipur World Music Festival was presented by Hindustan Zinc in coordination with Wonder Cement and Rajasthan Tourism and conceptualized by SEHER occurred. SEHER has presented various Indian victorious celebrations like Bhakti Utsav, South Asian Bands Festival, Ananya and others, while advancing the conventional, Classical Arts and craftsmen from over the differing locales of India and the World.

Tuned in to how certain spirit and music are connected with times of the day, each of the two venues showcased an alternate class of music. Celebration began with sensual treat amid evenings and finished in the nights with high vitality young shows.

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The morning sessions of Udaipur World Music Festival were held at Jagmandir Island Palace powered by Hindustan Zinc.  The venue for afternoon was Fateh Sagar Paal whereas at Railway Training Institute Ground for evenings. Rajasthan Chief Minister  Vasundhara Raje witnessed the event as a Chief Guest. She indicated the importance of such musical festivals indulging tourist aspects to the city.

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On the first day Fado vocalists from Portugal, Carminho performed. Mysterious French author Mathias Duplessy worked together with remarkable Rajasthani vocalist Mukhtiyar Ali from the semi-traveling group called Mirasi of Thar Desert. Flamenco, personified by one of the best Flamenco bunches TAMARA and FERNANDO added sparkle. Spanish Flamenco guitar and dance execution and the interesting African beat music by Dobet Gnahoré a Grammy recompense victor from the Ivory Coast were introduced in night. Combination Rock Bands of India – The Raghu Dixit Project winded the evening up.

The following day started with a combination of Sufi and Gospel including music by Sonam Kalra. Moroccan Saharian Soul-Oum, Afro Beat Venezuelan Cumbia – Family Atlantica from Venezeula and Ghana brought out beats getting highlighted in India for the first time. With Indian Rock Fusion Band; Papon(Angarag Mahanta) and the East Indian Company, the Festival finished on with vigour.

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So to conclude this all, this was like a dream came true for the attendees and enthusiasts who travelled from various continents to make an attendance to the great world music festival. The Udaipur people got to experience amazing vibes in their city.

As per sources it will be held every year. We all wish that next year it’s going to be remarkably bigger and more managed than this time.

Photos by: Siddharth Nagar & Shourya Raj Vansha Acharya

Article by : Nida Khan