After the grand success of the first and second editions of the Yuva Music Festival, presented by Academy for Musical Excellence (AMEC), the 3rd year was recently celebrated “The Spirit of Music” at Gyan Manch. This will be followed by a series of nine concerts. Visionary music educationist Mr. Surendranath Majumdar has conceptualized this Yuva Music Festival. The event was graced by the august presence of Olaf Iversen, H.E. German Consul, ,Soumitra Ray( Bhoomi) and Riddhi Bandyopadhyay.
Yuva Music Festival is the most diversified musical event in India and probably in the world. The music festival showcases various genres starting from Western Classical, Indian Classical, Folk, English, Bengali and Hindi popular songs, Instrumental Music, Fusion and creative music, Jazz, Blues and more. Yuva Music Festival is for promoting and empowering children and youth, irrespective of their financial abilities.
“The Spirit of Music” concert staged India’s International Pianist Kanishka Saha and Keyboard sensation Susmit De. More than 150 participants from different schools, colleges and upcoming artists presented Hindi, Bengali, English songs, devotional songs, more than 50 AMEC sponsored underprivileged children sang popular songs. There was a special Xylophone performance by a child with autism.
The performance was followed by Ganesh Vandana, Western Classical Piano recital by Kanishka Saha and Vasu Tangri, Keyboard (Western and Bollywood) by Susmit De, Sayor Ghosh, Pritam Das, Yuva Band performing English and Hindi songs.
15 Drummers performed “They don’t really care about us”, AMEC Choir singing What a Wonderful World, Rainbow Dharamtalla girls sang Ebar Tor Mora Gange, Rainbow Elliot Road girls sang Lakri Ki Kathi, besides a special child performed on Xylophone, Lifetime Achievement Award given to Sister Sabrina for her lifelong contribution towards helping the girl children.
The Yuva Music Festival in its third installment has indeed surpassed the first two years!!
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