Varanasi Sankat Mochan Music Festival 2018 Live Updates : The renowned Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh will begin from 4th April. It is six-day annual classical music Live Streaming and dance fest that held at Sankat Mochan temple at Banaras. The fest will end of April 9. It is expected that Madhuri Dixit will perform on 8th April. Madhuri is busy in shooting for the film ‘Total Dhamaal’.
Varanasi Sankat Mochan Music Festival 2018 Live Updates
Sankat Mochan Music Festival 2018 : Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple celebrates Hanuman Jayanti on the occasion of birth day of Hanuman with great eagerness. Special Pooja and Aarti, and a public procession is organized. Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple also organizes a five day classical music and dance festival titled Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh or Sankat Mochan Music Festival in this period, when iconic artists from all parts of India are invited to perform.
First Sankat Mochan Music Festival was organized in 1923 and since then it attracts numerous enthusiasts of Indian classical music and dance world, including Odissi guru, Kelucharan Mahapatra, who was associated since its early days. In fact he was instrumental in starting women’s participation in the festival with Sanjukta Panigrahi, Swapna Sundari and Kankana Banerjee.
Sankat Mochan Music Festival 2018 Live Streaming :
Sankat Mochan Music Festival is an all night long music festival which goes on for four nights. India Classical Music maestros from all over come to participate to showcase their skills and consider it as an honour.
This Music Festival has attracted numerous maestros of Indian classical music and dance world, including vocalist Pandit Jasraj, Kathak exponent Pandit Birju Maharaj. Programs and plays based on Hanuman Charitra (character) and works of Ram & Saraswati are also organized. The festival provides an opportunity for the tourists to enjoy the rich tradition of Indian Music.
Sankat Mochan Music Festival in Varanasi
Place : Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, a sacred temple of Hindu God Hanuman.
Date : Celebrated on Hanuman Jayanti in the month of March or April.