New Delhi, April 23, 2012: The three day long Kirtan Darbar “Gurbani Sangeet Samagam” today concluded on a high note. Spiritual performances, cast their spell on audience and mesmerized them. They enchanted hymns, soul-stirring vocals, sacred lyrics with India’s most famous devotional music singers.
The event, organized by Punjabi Academy, in association with the Department of Art, Culture, and Languages, Government of Delhi is being held at Surtal Talkatora Gardens, New Delhi.
The atmosphere could not be more pure and serene. It was the last day of the three days long ‘Gurbani Sangeet Samagam’ and performances from acclaimed vocalists took the spiritual essence of the atmosphere to an entirely different level.
Bhai Amrik Singh Zakhmi from Jallandhar; one of the leading living exponents of Gurmat Sangeet in the world today, Bibi Aashupreet Kaur; who has earned unparallel recognition in the ‘gurbani’ singers society for her soulful rendition and Shri Tushar Dutta from Kolkata; one of the most celebrated young vocalists of Kolkata, who has conquered the hearts of millions of music lovers all over the world with his golden voice, performed at the Kirtan Darbar, leaving the audience spell bound and wanting for more.
Mr. Rawail Singh, Secretary, Punjabi Academy said, “We are extremely glad to receive such overwhelming response from Delhi crowd. It has been an absolute pleasure to organize such an event. I want to thank all performers, vocalist, singers who came together left spread across positive vibes.”
The first two days saw performances from Bibi Gurinder Harnam Singh, Bhai Gagandeep Singh, Bhai Mohan Singh and Sukhdev Singh of Bhaini Sahib, “X Factor” fame Neele Khan Qawwal & Party, Bhai Sarabjit Singh – Hazoori Raagi, and Sri Darbar Sahib and Prof. Alankar Singh.
About Punjabi Academy
Delhi after independence emerged as a cosmopolitan city of diverse cultures and languages. It has always been the endeavor of the Delhi Administration to provide all possible facilities for the development and promotion of different languages and projection of the composite culture of Delhi. Thus, the Delhi Administration established the Punjabi Academy in September, 1981 to propagate and promote Punjabi language, literature and culture as an integral part of composite culture of Union Territory of Delhi.
Ever since its inception, the Academy has been playing a catalytic role in the proliferation of Punjabi literary and cultural activities, in the spheres of music, folk dances, seminars, symposia, short story, poetry, novel, literary criticism, drama etc. during the last two decades, the Academy has assumed a significant role and status of premier organization in the field of Punjabi language, literature and culture. Department of Art, Culture and Language (Government of Delhi) is the administrative department of Punjabi Academy.
Please visit www.punjabiacademy.com for more information.