Third Edition of India International Guitar Festival Held in Kolkata



Arati Mukherjee, Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya, Mallar Ghosh, Ratul Shankar, Derek Gripper ( South African legendary guitarist), Debasish Kumar (MIC) inaugurated India International Guitar Festival 2016 at ICCR. This is the third year of this festival.


A three day celebration of guitar performances was the main draw of this festival. The featured artiste line up consisted of Guitar Maestro Derek Gripper (Capetown, Souith Africa) and Debashish Bhattacharya with Galaxy of maestros – ( Bengal, India, World) – Indian Classical Music. Some of the other artistes who performed at the festival consist of Anandi Bhattacharya – Vocal (India), Chandrima Roy (India), Amano Manish – Chaturangui (India), Charu Hariharan – Mridangam, Kahon (India), Naomi Jean – Vocal (Germany), Monia Rękoś – Vocal (Poland), Carola Ortiz – Singer, clarinetist and composer (Spain), The Bodhisatwa Trio (India), Katy Murphy (Australia), Nishad Pandey – Guitarist and Composer (India) and others.

The India International Guitar Festival was thus high on great performances from artistes all over the world.

Priyanka Dutta

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