Sree Ramanavami Global Music Festival
With the onset of Rama Navami, a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Rama, begins the prestigious, month-long Sree Ramanavami Global Music Festival in Bengaluru. A much-loved event in the Indian classical music circuit, this primarily Carnatic festival has hosted eminent musicians since 1939. Three Presidents and four Vice Presidents of India and all the Governors and Chief Ministers of Karnataka have inaugurated the celebrations. Over 400 artists have performed, while more than five lakh audience members have witnessed and enjoyed their divine sounds.
Among the leading musicians who have performed at the Sree Ramanavami Global Music Festival post Independence: Dandapani Desikar, R. R. Keshavamurthy, Salem Chellam Iyengar, Veena Doreswamy Iyengar, Salem Raghavan, P. Bhuvaneshwariah, Lalgudi G. Jayaraman, M. S. Gopalakrishnan, K.S. Gopalakrishnan, Madurai T. N. Seshagopalan, Sudha Raghunathan, Bombay Jayashree, Sowmya and Nithyasree Mahadevan.
Read about other music festivals in Karnataka here.
How To Get There
How to Reach Bengaluru
1. By Air: You can reach Bengaluru via air at Bengaluru International Airport, which is located at a distance of 40 km from the city.
2. By Rail: Bengaluru Railway Station is located in the heart of the city. Various trains from all over India come to Bengaluru, including the Mysore Express from Chennai, Karnataka Express from Delhi, and Udyan Express from Mumbai, which cover many major cities in between.
3. By Road: The city is connected to various other cities via major national highways. Buses from neighbouring states run on a regular basis to Bengaluru and Bengaluru Bus Stand also runs various buses to major cities in South India.
- Food stalls
- Gendered toilets
- Wheelchair access
Items & Accessories to Carry
1. An umbrella. Bengaluru experiences rains during April and May. It’s advisable to carry rainwear.
2. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations.
3. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate at the things you should keep handy.
About Sree Ramaseva Mandali Ramanavami Celebrations Trust
Sree Ramaseva Mandali Ramanavami Celebrations Trust
The origins of the Bengaluru-based Sree Ramaseva Mandali Ramanavami Celebrations Trust, which was founded…
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