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Baul and Vaishnav Music Festival - St Margaret's House

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St. Margaret's House

21 Old Ford Road

London

E2 9PL

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A free entry festival of two powerful genres of world music is returning to London for fifth year.

The festival offers the ecstatic performances of Bengali Baul & Vaishnav music by number of Baul and Vaishnav groups and prominent performers along with the screening of short films, brief discussion on these two major philosophical movement of Indian sub-continent that evolved from Hindu and Muslim (Sufi) faith and had hugely influenced the music, literature, art of the whole region.


The festival happening on 24 May at Kazi Nazrul Centre (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/baul-and-vaishnav-music-festival-nazrul-centre-tickets-54003027509), 25 May at St Margaret’s House (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/baul-and-vaishnav-music-festival-st-margarets-house-tickets-54002095722) and 26 May 2019 at Rich Mix (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/baul-and-viashnav-music-festival-rich-mix-tickets-52288951662) in East London featuring the ecstasy of the heart-arresting melody derived from the soil of Bengal.

The event at St Margaret's House will feature the ecstasy of spiritual performance of Baul and Vaishnav Music by a fusion band called London DC, visual interpretation of Vaishnav music through Bharat natyam and few prominent performers of these genres e.g. a versatile interpreter of Vaishnav music Sanjoy Dey, Juber Akhtar Suhel etc.


The event is supported by London Borough of Tower Hamlets Council.


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