Maharashtra Tourism to host Switzerland’s Landwehr Orchestra in Mumbai
The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) will host Switzerland’s Landwehr Orchestra here on October 22 at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, as part of their efforts to become a desirable destination hosting international events,
Landwehr is the certified concert and marching band of the canton and city of Fribourg, and, since starting in 1804, has performed across the globe including Japan, China, Iran, USA, Argentina, Australia and Canada.
This is the first time Landwehr is performing in India to celebrate 70 years of Indo-Swiss friendship. By hosting the well-known performance, MTDC aims to become an epicentre on the global map for hosting international events.
“We have consistently tried to leverage the immense reach of music in conjunction with the culturally heavy musical forms that we are blessed with,” said Jaykumar Rawal, Maharashtra Tourism Minister.
“I am happy to perceive that Landwehr Orchestra showcases the power of music and we will continue to support the growth of tourism through music. I am certain that this event will make the state an emerging destination for hosting global events,” added the minister.