Under the joint auspices of the Department of Tourism and Culture of Madhya Pradesh, a grand event of the fifth edition of “Hriday Drishyam” music festival is being held from March 12. Principal Secretary for Tourism and Culture Sheo Shekhar Shukla informed that during the four-day festival, which will continue until March 15, famous artists from the country as well as foreign artists will perform musical performances in four major cities. , including Bhopal.
This festival is organized every year to present and collect national and international musical art. Considering the popularity of the function and people’s attitude towards it, presentations will be held in Bhopal and Indore as well as Bateshwar Morena district and Mandu Dhar district.
The grand opening of the music festival will take place on March 12 at Kushabhau Thakre International Auditorium at 4:45 p.m. Along with this, presentations will also be given on the iconic places of historical and artistic significance in Bhopal, Bharat Bhavan, Ravindra Bhavan, Tribal Museum and Drive-in Cinema Complex (Hotel Lakeview).
On the first day of the ceremony, there will be a sarod recital by renowned artist Amaan Ali Bangash at 5:30 p.m. at Kushabhau Thakre International Auditorium, Spanish folk music by Almudena (Spain) at 6:45 p.m. On the same day, Sitar recital by Purbayan Chatterjee at Bharat Bhavan from 6:45 p.m., Kabir Vocal & Sufi Sangeet by Padma Shri Dr. Bharti Bandhu from 8 p.m. at Ravindra Bhavan and Pop-Rock music will be presented by Pop singer Shefali at Drive Au Cinéma at 9 p.m.
During the Hriday Drishyam celebrations, a Zardozi pattern design contest is held on March 12 at Kushabhau Thakre International Auditorium starting at 3 p.m. In this, participants will upload their template design via Google form.
A certificate will be given to each student participating in the competition. The student who makes the best pattern design will be honored at the Tribal Museum on March 13, 2022. Simultaneously, on March 12 and 13, an exhibition of Gond art, jewelry and decorative jute crafts by local artisans will be held at the Ravindra Bhavan premises from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.