On World Music Day, the first season of Mountain Music Festival is set to take place as a special tribute to the power of music in nature. Created by Sudipta Chanda, this open valley music concert will showcase a wide range of global acoustic sounds. From the melodies of Tagore and Indian classical music to Western pop songs and fusion tracks, as well as instrumental jugalbandis and retro tunes, the festival promises to be a grand musical experience. Notably, local musicians from the hills will also be performing at Agamlok in East Sikkim, adding to the magical ambiance of the event.
For those unable to attend in person, the festival will be live-streamed on The Dreamers Facebook page starting at 9 pm tonight. Renowned musicians such as Sidhu, Riddhi Bandyopadhyay, Pandit Prodyut Mukherjee, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Ashanto Bakly, Odissi dancer Samarpita Chanda, and instrumentalists like Shouvik Mukherjee (Sitar), Sourojyoti Chatterjee (Violin), Sattyaki Pathak (Saxophone & English Flute), Subhra Sankha Sarkar (Percussion), and Flashback (Band) are among the performers.
Organizer Sudipta Chanda emphasizes the connection between travel and music, stating that this event is for those who love to journey with music. He believes that the concert will bring a new dimension to destination-based musical experiences and contribute to the growth of travel and tourism. Additionally, Chanda sees this festival as an opportunity to discover hidden musical talents from various hill regions, individuals who have grown up surrounded by the beauty of nature.