June 6 (TravelAndy): A major event on the world folk and roots music circuit, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival challenges audiences to expand their understanding and appreciation of what ‘folk’ can mean in a global context.
Bringing attention to exciting young artists who are pushing the boundaries and honouring the elders of the tradition, the Festival is an acknowledged leader in creating new ways of working with artists in developing forums and vehicles for experimentation, improvisation and education.
The Festival features more than 70 hours of music on eight outdoor stages — three evenings of main stage concerts and two full days of performances throughout the park. Continue reading Stage set for Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2018
December 16 (TravelAndy): India’s northeastern state of Arunchal Pradesh is hosting the Dambuk Orange festival that started yesterday and will continue till December 18.
The Orange Festival of Adventure and Music is a popular music and adventure festival.
Several rock bands will perform at the festival. These include Delhi’s Menwhopause and Kolkata’s Ganesh Talkies as well as Shubhangi Joshi Collective from Mumbai. Itanagar-based hard rock band Tani is also included. Continue reading Music, adventure at Arunachal’s Dambuk fest
November 28 (TravelAndy): The Hornbill Festival is scheduled to be held from December 1- 10, 2016 in Kisama village in northeastern India’s Nagaland state.
This festival celebrates the heritage, culture, music and livelihood of the tribes from in and around Nagaland.
Around two lakh domestic and international tourists are expected to attend this festival. Continue reading Hornbill festival from Dec 1
November 10 (TravelAndy): The National Green Tribunal has ordered the Poush Mela festival, celebrated at Shantiniketan in east India’s West Bengal state, to be concluded within three days of its commencement.
This order has been passed to control the growing pollution left by the stall owners and visitors, which harm the environment of the place in a significant way, said The Times of India.
The festival is scheduled to begin on December 23, 2016 and conclude on December 26, 2017. Continue reading Poush Mela to be 3-day affair: Green body
September 19 (TravelAndy): The fourth edition of Ziro Music Festival, which is among India’s most popular outdoor music festivals, is just around the corner.
The festival will take place in the beautiful Ziro valley of Arunachal Pradesh state in India’s north eastern part.
Music bands from across the world take part in the fest that will be held from September 24 to September 27, the concluding day being World Tourism Day. Continue reading Ziro music fest from Sep 24