India has assumed the Chair for SAARC this
year, and thus hosted the region’s first ever SAARC
BANDS FESTIVAL. The festival was organized by Indian Council
for Cultural Relations in collaboration with the Ministry
of External Affairs (MEA) and SEHER.
‘SAARC Bands Festival’ (November 30th –
December 2nd), a three-day festival showcased bands presenting
various genres of music ranging from the ethnic to the fusion.
The leading bands from the eight member nations of SAARC,
namely India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives,
Nepal and Sri Lanka came together in this unique cultural
endeavour. This festival was conceived and designed by Sanjeev
The festival in itself was a novelty for the audience of Delhi,
as a music show of this scale had never been organized before
in India and as expected, the show was a grand success and
got a huge response from music lovers in Delhi and across
India. This festival will now travel to other parts of the
country and back to delhi as well.
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