Ranchi : If you are a lover of art, culture & spirituality, then definitely Sirpur would be worth a visit at ‘ Sirpur National Music & Dance Festival, spanned from 4th-6th January 2014 ’.
It is a rare confluence of art and culture aimed at creating international cultural amity and brotherhood at a venue that holds great historical significance.
To promote the Buddhist site of Sirpur, Chhattisgarh Tourism Board organizes the annual ‘Sirpur National Dance and Music Festival’.
Music & dance maestros will enchant you with their soul – stirring performances on the country’s biggest national platform. The aim behind is to bring together artists from across the nation in a cultural celebration. It’s a 3 day event where renowned artists of music and dance genre come together to perform.
For a comfortable stay Chhattisgarh Tourism Board has introduced a nice property ‘Hiuen Tsang Tourist Resort’ at Sirpur. It provides excellent accommodation facilities for the visitors with 19 air conditioned rooms, 2 dormitories, gourmet dining options & a conference hall.
His Holiness, the Dalai Lama visited Sirpur on 7th March 2013. During his visit he said that, “The history of Sirpur is glorious.
I am now carrying the memories of Lord Buddha from here “. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is again visiting Sirpur from 13th to 17th January 2014.
The 2013 lineup had artists ranging from maestros like Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Chhannulal Mishra, Padma Shri Pralhad Singh Tipanya & Padma Shri Madhavi Mudgal.
It had an array of cultural dance performances from the regions of Chhattisgarh and the other states of India.