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Udaan-The Flight of Hope Concert to Support Footballers for Dana Cup

Video: Press Conference of Udaan

India’s leading website on sports Xtratime.in and Siti Broadband in association with Durbar announced Udaan- The Flight of Hope Concert. A press conference was held to announce this event. Present at the press conference was Sidhu, Mehtab Hossain, Dipendu Biswas and others.


Children of sex workers guided by Durbar Sports Academy will be taking part in the International Youth Football Tournament DANA Cup to be held from 25th July in Denmark. Speaking at the occasion, singer Sidhu said “I along with my colleagues, are happy that we could be part of this initiative. The fact that these young boys will be participating in such an international event is a matter of great pride for us. I wish them all the best for their future and hope they achieve success in Denmark”.


The list of the singers who are lending their support to the cause include Ash King, Rupankar, Anupam Roy, Sidhu, Rupam, Lopamudra, Joy Sarkar, Arindom, Somlata, Manomoy, Imon, Anik, Madhumanti, Prosen, Aditi Munsi, Satadal, Gabbu, Ujjaini, Anindya Bose, Raghab, Usha Uthup, Timir Biswas and Sayani Palit.

The proceeds from the musical event Udaan will be given to the football team participating in the DANA Cup. The event will take place on 8th July, Friday on Nazrul Mancha.

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Sufi Sutra 2014 Mesmerizes Kolkata Music Lovers; International Teams Participate

Music has always been the connecting link between souls and this connect becomes stronger and clearer when the music in the air is Sufiana. The music lovers of Kolkata spent three beautiful evenings from January 31 to February 2 with Sufi singers from Bangladesh, Iran, Portugal, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Rajasthan, Punjab and West Bengal as a part of the Sufi Music festival Sufi Sutra 2014 which was held at Mohar Kunj Kolkata.

This one of a kind festival which is now in its fourth year has mesmerized the music lovers whenever it has come back to the city as from Whirling Dervishes to Flamenco to Mugam Music to Baul, every form of music that flows unhindered right from the heart can be heard in these three days.

Over 30,000 music enthusiasts attended this festival not only to enjoy the soulful music that could be heard all around but also for the festive spirit that the festival brings with its many handicrafts and food stalls. Along with all the festivities that the festival promises, it also acts as a platform for healthy cultural exchange.

The concluding day of the festival was made special with performances by teams from Sweden, Denmark and Rajasthan. While Sweden started the evening, Denmark took it to a high with percussionist Simona Abdallah’s beats to finally end the day and the festival with a grand performance by the team from Rajasthan.

After having mesmerized the audience of Kolkata, the festival will now travel to Patna and Delhi to flood the cities with amazing soulful music.

Photographs By: Sagnik Jaiswal

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