Indian Heritage Society and Maharashtra Tourism Announce Mumbai Sanskriti 2021

Entertainment | April 12, 2021 | News

Indian Heritage Society Maharashtra Tourism Mumbai Sanskriti

The Indian Heritage Society Mumbai (IHS) has announced the 29th edition of the music festival ‘Mumbai Sanskriti’ starting 10 April 2021 at the Convocation Hall, University of Mumbai.

The festival is aimed at increasing awareness of the rich heritage of Mumbai using live music.  It is supported by Maharashtra Tourism and curated by Northern Lights. The theme this year is ‘Use Live Music to Save Heritage'.

This year, ‘Mumbai Sanskriti 2021’ will be presented as four digital concerts streamed free on the YouTube channel of Indian Heritage Society Mumbai.

All the concerts will be streamed online from 7 pm as per the following schedule:

  • April 10: Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma (Santoor)
  • April 17: Radhika Sood Nayak (Sufi)
  • April 24: Fazal Qureshi (Tabla)
  • May 1: Dr. AshwiniBhide Deshpande (Vocal)


Anita Garware, Chairperson, Indian Heritage Society – Mumbai, said, "Our heritage, culture, traditions are parts of a venerable lineage, which should be conserved. The event is an effort towards this cause, so that we can save and celebrate Mumbai's heritage through art, architecture and music."

Dr. Dhananjay Sawalkar, Director of Directorate of Tourism, said, “Maharashtra holds the maximum numbers of UNESCO World Heritage Sites among all States and Union Territories in India which shows the State’s rich cultural diversity and heritage. ’Mumbai Sanskriti’ festival is an excellent initiative to showcase and promote the richness of our culture and we are proud to partner with it.”

The event is jointly sponsored by HSBC and Tata Consultancy Services.

The festival, curated by Northern Lights, will be presented as four digital concerts streamed on the Society’s YouTube channel between 10 April and 1 May.

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