2nd December 2022: Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company in zinc, lead, and silver business, is bringing the 6th edition of Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival, India’s biggest world music extravaganza, to the beautiful city of lakes. The sixth edition of the festival conceptualized by Seher will witness the presence of over 100 renowned musicians from 16 th to 18 th December in city of lakes – Udaipur. With its sixth edition, the festival will also be celebrating six years of its association with Hindustan Zinc Limited. With a footfall of over 45,000 people every year, the festival is one of the biggest performing arts attractions in the country.
This year the event will witness the performance of Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Sultan & Sanju famed singer Papon who has sung the famous tunes of Moh Moh Ke Dhaage, Bulleya and Baba Bolta Hai Bas Ho Gaya in these blockbuster movies. The festival will also witness the performance of Raghu Dixit, who has lent his voice in movies like Gully Boy, Chef, Codes and is known for creating an amalgamation of Indian ethnic music and styles from different parts of the world at the festival.
Apart from this, Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival will witness performances from Kamakshi Khanna (India), Fado singer Katia Guerreiro (Portugal), ABAKORAO (Colombia, Chile, Panama, Paraguay), SENZA (Portugal), Dhruv Vishwanath (India), Nandini Shankar (India), Albaluna (Portugal) among others.
The underlying theme of Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival 2022 is “Preservation and propagation of the forgotten musical instruments and traditions of Rajasthan” where the festival will focus on showcasing Sarangi, to inspire younger generations to follow its legacy. Sarangi is a protected musical tradition by UNESCO.
As part of the Vedanta Udaipur World Music Festival, Hindustan Zinc introduced the Vedanta Talent Hunt – an endeavour to bring amateur young musicians to the international platform of the festival. The talent hunt sent out open calls for young musicians between the age of 12 to 30 which has received more than 90+ entries from 5 districts of Rajasthan (Udaipur, Ajmer, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand & Bhilwara).