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आकाशवाणी संगीत सम्मेलन

Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan 

 

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 64th year of celebration in the service of Indian Music

 

Well founded on the ideals of Public Service Broadcast, All India Radio has played a stellar role in nurturing India’s Heritage and fortifying its diversified culture. Rendering unfeigned support for the cause of Indian Classical Music through popularization, promotion and preservation has been AIR’s hall mark. 

Started in the year 1954 with a glorious tradition spanning over six decades, Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan has evolved as a strong brand name for All India Radio in the mind space of connoisseurs. It is an annual music event organized all over the country featuring both eminent artistes and upcoming youngsters from the stream of Hindustani and Karnatic Classical Music, besides the genres of light and folk.
This year’s Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan Concerts will be held at 24 venues across the country on 07th October, 2017 (Saturday) featuring 65 main artists with their accompaniments before invited audience.
 

Morning Concerts for Hindustani Classical music will be held at two places viz.

§  Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir Police Auditorium)

§  Guwahati (Rabindra Bhawan Auditorium)

 

Evening concerts for Classical Music will be held at seventeen  places viz.

§  Delhi (Siri  Fort Auditorium)

§  Mumbai (Multi Track Recording Auditorium, Akashvani Bhavan)

§  Kolkata (Rabindra Sadan Auditorium, Herasim Lebedof  Sarani)

§  Chennai (Multi Track Studio AIR Compound)

§  Hyderabad (Ravindra Bharati)

§  Bengaluru (Ravindra Kalakshetra)

§  Gwalior (Rani Laxmi Bai Hall)

§  Dharmsala (Government College Auditorium)

§  Panji (Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir Auditorium)

§  Pune (Balgandharv Rang Mandir)

§  Bubaneswar (Jayadev Bhawan)

§  Kurukshetra (Vidyabharati Samskriti Siksha Samsthan, Salarpur Road)

§  Varanasi (Nagari Natak Mandli, Kabir Chaura)

§  Thiruvananthapuram (Levee Hall, Fort)

§  Guntur (Sri Venkateswara Vignana Mandiram)

§  Mangaluru (Town Hall)

§  Tiruchirappalli (Sowbhagya Hall).

 

Light and folk music concerts will be held at five places in the evening at:

§   Mathura (Amar Nath Vidya Ashram Auditorium)

§   Rajkot (Shree Hemu Gadhvi Hall, Mini Theatre, Tagore Road)

§   Jodhpur (Jai Narayan Vyas Smriti Bhawan)

§   Warangal (University of Arts & Science Auditorium, Subedari, Hanumakonda )

         §   Puducherry (Kamban Kalai Arangam, Lal Bahadur street).

 

The concerts of Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan 2017 will be broadcast on National Hook-up from all Capital and Regional Stations of All India Radio besides on the exclusive Classical Music channel “RAAGAM” on DTH.  The broadcast will commence from 04th November, 2017 (Saturday) and conclude on 15th December, 2017 (Friday). The timings of broadcast are 10 pm to 11 pm on Weekdays and 9.30 pm to 11 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The two morning concerts on Sundays will be broadcast on 19th November and 10th December, 2017 from 10 am to 12 noon.

 

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         Well founded on the ideals of Public Service Broadcast, All India Radio has played a stellar role in nurturing India’s Heritage and fortifying its diversified culture. Rendering unfeigned support for the cause of Indian Classical Music through popularization, promotion and preservation has been AIR’s hall mark. Started way back in the year 1954, Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan has evolved as a strong brand name for All India Radio in the mind space of connoisseurs for over six decades. It is an annual music event organized all over the country featuring both eminent artistes and upcoming youngsters from the stream of Hindustani and Carnatic Classical Music. No artiste of national and international eminence has ever missed out from being featured in the prestigious event, a much sought after by both artistes and connoisseurs.

          To quote a few among them …. MS Subbulakshmi, Pt. DV Paluskar, Ustad Bade Gulam Ali Khan, Ustad Amir Khan, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Pt. Ravi Shankar, Ustad Bhismillah Khan, Pt. Pannalal Ghosh, Pt. Kumar Gandharv, Dagar Bandhu, Dr. Mallikarjun Mansoor, Dr.Basvaraj Rajguru, Dr. Gangubai Hangal, Acharya Brahaspathi, Madhuri Mattoo, Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, VG Jog, S Balachander, Veena Doraiswamy Iyengar,  Dr. Shemangudi  Srinivas Iyer, G.N. Balasubramanyam, DK Pattammal, ML Vasantha Kumar, Emani Shankar Shastri, Dr. Sumati Mutatkar, Voleti Venkateshwarlu, Ustad Halim Jaffar Khan, Ustad Hafiz Ahmed Khan, T.K. Govinda Rao, Dr. R.K. Srikanthan, Lalgudi Jayaraman, MS Gopalakrishnan, Palghat Mani Iyer, Prapancham Sitaram, U Srinivas ….

         Some among the living legends are Pt.Jasraj, Dr.Bala Muralikrishna, Vidushi Kishori Amonkar, Pt.Rajan Mishra & Pt. Sajan Mishra, Pt. Debu Choudhary, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Singh Bandhu, Pt. Bhajan Sopori, TV Sankaranarayanan, TN Seshagopalan, Dr.N.Ramani, Dr.TN Krishnan, Dr.N Rajam, N Ravi Kiran, Gundecha Bandhu, Dr.DK Datar, Pt. Hari Prasad Chaurasia,      Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Kadri Gopalnath…. to mention a few, who have contributed immensely towards achieving the goal of All India Radio in this direction.

The above names are only indicative and not exhaustive.

Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan 2016:

           This year’s Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan Concerts will be held at 24 venues on 24th September, 2016 (Saturday) featuring many eminent and promising artists from across the country. This music mosaic will showcase artistes from the streams of Hindustani, Carnatic, Light, Folk and Western Music.

            The evening concerts for Hindustani and Carnatic music will be held at 16 venues i.e. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Agra, Bhopal, Chandigarh (Jalandhar), Dharwad, Jaipur, Pune, Valasad (Vadodara), Thiruvanathapuram, Kozhikode and Vizianagaram (Visakhapatnam).

            The morning concerts for Hindustani music will be held at 2 venues i.e. Patna and Shimla.

The evening concerts for Light and Folk music will be held at 5 places i.e. Almora, Rampur, Sambalpur, Mysuru and Kalaburagi.

For the first time, Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan features a Western Music concert which will be held at Shillong.

Main Artistes - 59 (Hindustani Music–25, Carnatic Music–17 & Light & Folk Music-14 and Western Music-3) and around 130 accompanists will participate in the event.

These concerts will be broadcast on the National hook-up from all Capital and Regional Stations of AIR, besides on Raagam Channel on DTH, Web streaming and AIR LIVE mobile app. between 22nd Oct. 2016 and 30th Nov. 2016.   

 

 

 

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Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan 2015

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This year’s Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan Concerts will be held at 24 venues on 10th October, 2015 (Saturday) featuring many eminent and promising artists from across the country. This music mosaic will showcase artistes from the streams of Hindustani, Carnatic, Light and Folk Music.

The evening concerts for Hindustani and Carnatic music will be held at 15 venues i.e. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Indore, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jalandhar, Goa, Nagpur, Thiruvanathapuram, Mangaluru and Thrissur.

The morning concerts only for Hindustani music will be held at 3 venues i.e. Agartala, Raipur and Jammu.

The evening concerts for Folk and Light music will be held at 6 places i.e. Dehradun, Ranchi, Rohtak, Jodhpur, Coimbatore and Vijayawada.

Main Artistes - 63 (Hindustani Music–26, Carnatic Music–14 & Light & Folk Music-23) and more than 150 accompanists will participate in the event.

These concerts will be scheduled for broadcast on the National hook-up between 7th Nov. 2015 and 13th Dec. 2015.

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