Indian classical music is known throughout the world for its stirring ragas and smooth notes. Tansen Music Festival one of such music

Tansen Sangeet Samaroh

Tansen Sangeet Samaroh

festivals, which showcases the musical splendor of India. This festival is held every year in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Gwalior is considered to be the oldest gharana in Indian classical music. Gwalior has been able to preserve its musical tradition and is pretty popular among the local community.

Tansen is known as the ‘Father of Indian Music’. He laid the foundation of Gwalior gharana style and is known for his great contribution towards the Indian classical music. Tansen had a remarkable voice and it is believed that when he used to sing Raga Megh Malhar, it would start raining. Similarly when he used to sing Raga Deepak, the lamps would light up.

Tansen Samaroh, India :

Tansen Festival as the name suggests is dedicated to the great music maestro Tansen, who was one of the nine gems in the court of Akbar. Tansen Music Festival is held in the month of December every year. Tansen Tomb (tomb of Tansen) is the venue of this great event. Tansen Music Festival, also known as Tansen Samaroh is supported by the Government of Madhya Pradesh. This is a four day and night festival which is a perfect treat for music lovers. This festival attracts huge crowds from all over the country as well as the world.

Many artists and musicians from all over the nation come and perform their talent to the spectators. In this festival several talented senior artists as well as new comers can be seen performing to the audience. The audience can enjoy several instrumental performances as well as remarkable vocal performances by the artists.

Tansen Music Festival highlights some of the best talents of India in classical music. Music lovers from different parts of India and abroad come to this place to spectacle the rich musical heritage of India. Therefore if you are planning to visit Gwalior make sure that you visit during the time of Tansen Music Festival.

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