Historic melodies, mystic music and the romance of the river.
Jumma Khan from Alwar district in Rajasthan, is one of the most distinguished folk poets of India. He belongs to a community of storytellers known as Jogis, and has a unique improv nature of communicating with his audiences, weaving folk music with mythological stories, history, and contemporary subjects such as technology to dowry deaths and female foeticide. He has appeared at major festivals including Jaipur Literature Festival and iTunes festival in the UK. He will be accompanied by his band of Mewari musicians playing the dholak, chimta, and bhapang.
Literature Afternoon - 27th November | 12.00 PM
The fourth edition of the Mahindra Kabira Festival, to be held between 16-18th November, will once more inspire an experience of intangible beauty and musical intensity. The idea behind Kabira is to feast one’s senses and spirit on the calm within the chaos of the world’s oldest city and feel that intangible “oneness amongst diversity” preached by Kabir, through the unrivalled power of music, literature and the arts.Play Video