Mahindra Sanatkada Festival Year 2013
In 2013, the Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival captured the Chahel Qadmi associated with the bazaars of Lucknow. The traditional bazaars of Lucknow which have become one of the finest examples of craft and aesthetic skill were revisited and were introduced by a Dastango. Parvati Baul's mystic songs and Shubha Mudgal's thumri renderings were well received by the audience. The Awadhi home cooked food festival, discussions on Urdu Shayari and history of Awadh were some of the other highlights of the festival. As initiative towards reviving Lucknow's rich tradition of storytelling, a Qissagoi Takht was introduced this year- Naseem apa and Sabiha apa's qissagoi sessions have become a much awaited part of the festival.
Picture Gallery 2013
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