Itanagar: Ziro Festival of Music, one of the most popular music festivals in Northeast India, will celebrate its 10th anniversary from September 28 to October 1, 2023.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu in a tweet appealed to everyone to attend the festival, which he said was a celebration of the state’s rich cultural heritage.
“The much-awaited Ziro Festival of Music kicks off on September 28 and concludes on October 1, completing a decade of dedication with passion, community spirit and sustainability. May they not miss the opportunity to celebrate our wonderful cultural heritage. Ziro valley awaits you! Khandu tweeted.
Ziro Festival of Music is known for its diverse lineup of artists, including both Indian and international acts.Ziro Festival of Music is known for its diverse lineup of artists, both Indian and international. Acting is included.
The festival also showcases the unique culture and traditions of the Apatani tribe, which hails from the Ziro Valley.
Besides music, the festival also offers a variety of other activities, such as food stalls, workshops, and art exhibitions.
The rich culture and heritage of Arunachal Pradesh is something to be experienced at Zero Festival.
This festival is one of the most popular gatherings in the region.
However, this year people have complained about the prices of the passes.
But, many people are still willing to join the festival.
This grand event was founded in 2012 by Bobby Hano and Anup Kutty and hosted by the Apatani tribe.
The festival will feature 47 indie acts from India and around the world and is expected to attract around 10,000 visitors.
This year, the festival will introduce a new stage dedicated to electronic music, called Takvr.
Takvr will have limited capacity and will be located slightly away from the other two stages, Danyi and Pwlo.
While Danyi and Pwlo will operate from 12pm to 10pm, Takvr will run from 7pm to 3am.
The festival will feature 47 acts including Indian headliners and 13 international acts.
Some of the notable international artists include American rock legend Lee Ranaldo, Lithuanian multi-award-winning Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio Dantys (AKD) and The Boo Boo Bama Orchestra from Sweden.
The Danyi Stage will feature a wide range of global sounds, such as Indian jaltaring artist Shashikla Dani and Estonian musicians Ramo Tedder and Marko Veisson performing on traditional bowed lyres called Talharpas, also known as polo-ups. .
The Pwlo stage will have popular headliners like Farhan Akhtar and Mohit Chauhan, who will deliver rousing performances.
The stage will also feature Chennai-based Jatayu’s Carnatic fusion, The Bo Bo Bama Orchestra, and New Delhi-based electronic artist Tarana “Komorebi” Marwah.
Arunachal singer-songwriter Taba Chake, known for hits like “Udd Chala”, will also be present.
The Takvr Stage will dance the night away with ten super music producers, including Annaina, who blends ethnic sounds with electronic music, veteran Prashanth Palimoni, and Kolkata-based Ankur Kedia, who performs Chicago house and Detroit techno.
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