Festival and Events

Classical Heritage Series kick starts in Kochi

With an aim to draw focus on the benefits of tourism and reinforce the principle of “Tourism for all”, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, along with SPIC MACAY, has kick started the Classical Heritage Series programme in Kochi.

The event, which aims at increasing the tourism aspects in Heritage cities, was inaugurated by Mohammed Y Safirulla IAS, Ernakulam District Collector, at the Bastion Bungalow in Fort Kochi.

Various artists from across the nation will lead the events, which are scheduled to be conducted on March 10, 11, 17 and 18.  Ustad Shujaat Khan in Sitar and Vidushi Shubha Mudgal in Hindustani Vocal stormed the stage on the inaugural day.

Aao Naga Choir from Nagaland and Theyyam from Kerala will take the stage today. Kadri Gopalnath in Saxophone, Begum Parween Sultana in Hindustani Vocal, Assam’s Bihu dance  by Ranjit Gogoi and team and Qawwali performance by Warsi Brothers will take place in the coming weekends. Entry is free.