IMFA, JU celebrated Krishan Mahotsava
Sep 13, 2023
JAMMU: Vocal, Sitar, and Violin Departments of Institute of Music and Fine Arts (IMFA), Poonch House, Jammu University, celebrated Krishan Mahotsava in IMFA premises.
The event was held on 12th Sept. 2023 which was based on musical compositions (Bandish) related to lord Krishna.
Dr. Javed Ansari an eminent Poet from Mumbai was chief guest on this occasion, Principal of IMFA, Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik, delivered the welcome address, expressing gratitude to the entire team for initiating such a captivating Programme and also motivated to organize such programs in future also.
He also added that these kind of programs which are purely based on Indian classical music are most beneficial for preservation of our cultural heritage.
The program was started with paper presented by Dr. Jasmeet Kaur on bhakti Sangeet of Lord Krishna.Students of music department presented different items where
Rahul Mangotra, Rakesh Kumar Ram Lal, Arpana Kumari, Simran Sharma of Vocal Department performed Raag Bharav, Raag Bhoopali, and a Bhajan respectively. From Sitar Department Deeraj Kalotra, Naresh Mangotra, Shivangi Verma and Danish Verma presented Raag Bheempalasi & Raag Desh. Sobiya Kousar presented Raag Bihag on Violin and mesmerized the audience.
Dr. Roshi Shaminotra presented a melodious Dadra in raag Desh in based poetry on Lord Krishna and concluded this music program with her splendid performance.
The event witnessed an enthralling Tabla accompaniment by the talented Prabhat Bali, Subham Sharma, Mohit ,Akshay on violin, Andrew on synthesis, Dheeraj and Prince Bhatti on harmonium. Sound system was managed by Keshav from Tabla Department.
The organising team consist of Dr. Sumeet Madan, Dr. Roshi Shaminotra, Dr. Jasmeet Kaur, Dr. Anjul Mittal and Chanderdhari Kesar.
The whole program was anchored by Dr. Jasmeet Singh Kaur.
A formal Vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Priya Datta, HOD music and Prasad was also served to all the attendees.