Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article
Home > News > Tsunami Strikes > Report

Classical concert for tsunami victims

Vijay Singh in Mumbai | January 05, 2005 15:00 IST

Classical musicians have come together to help the tsunami-hit people of India.

They have organised a concert, 'Yogdaan', in Mumbai on January 7 to raise money for the Prime Minister's Relief Fund.

Pandit Jasraj, Gaansaraswati Kishori Amonkar, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan, Ustad Rais Khan, Pandit Suresh Talwalkar, Shankar Mahadeven, Satish Vyas, Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande, Pandit Ajay Pohankar, Taufic Qureshi, Ganesh, Kumaresh, Roopak Kulkarni and Ulhas Kashalkar will perform at the concert.

The musicians will also contribute personally.

The concert is organised by Zakir Hussain Promotion Pvt Ltd and Pancham Nishad Creatives. The venue is Raja Shivaji Vidyalaya in Dadar.

Ticket rates are Rs 150, Rs 300 and Rs 500.

"This is the beginning. If it is successful, later we will plan to hold similar programme's in other cities also," Zakir Hussain said.

Tsunami Strikes: The Complete Coverage

More reports from Maharashtra

Share your comments


Copyright 2005 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.