Nagaur Sufi Music Festival

17 Feb 2011 - 19 Feb 2011
Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan

Poised in the middle of the majestic land of Rajasthan, the little known district town of Nagaur can be best described as a place where many historic eras coexist.

An enchanting amalgam of a splendid royal heritage and the spiritual fervor of the Sufi saints, Nagaur evolved into a city with a very special character, that is the core of its rich tradition. To bring alive and revive this rich tradition Mehrangarh Museum Trust . The festival features the exponents of rare living traditions of Sufi expressions from across India and beyond, at the magical fort of Nagaur Ahichhatragarh.

17 Feb6.00 pm- 8.00pmNagaur FortMukhtiyar Ali: Concert
18 Feb11.30 am- 1.00pmNagaur FortShabnam Virmani: Talk
18 Feb05.30pm- 06.30pmNagaur FortVidya Rao: Concert
18 Feb10pm onwardsNagaur FortMahesha Ram:Concert
19 Feb5.30pm- 6.30pmNagaur FortMahesha Ram: Concert

This year’s Sufi Music Festival in Nagaur, organised by the Mehrangarh Museum Trust and under the auspices of Maharaj Gaj Singh features an eclectic mix of artistes and writers from around the globe including Mir Mukhtiyar Ali, Mahesha Ram, Vidya Rao and Shabnam Virmani.

The Sufi Festival will mark the conclusion of the project, which has been handsomely supported by the Getty Foundation U.S.A., The Helen Hamlyn Trust U.K., and Friends of Nagaur from all corners of the world. Our work has been recognized by the UNESCO Asia-Pacific with awards of Excellence and Distinction for Heritage Conservation at both Ahhichatragarh and the Mehrangarh Fort at Jodhpur.

The Trust is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the unique heritage of this region – its architecture as well as the living and vibrant manifestations of its culture, arts, music, dance and the oral traditions.

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