The first ever riverfront music & dance festival also offered hot air ballooning, paramotoring, water sports and camping experiences against the backdrop of Pavitra Sangamam of river Krishna and Godavari
The first Amaravati Global Music & Dance Festival created a thunderous atmosphere with delightful performances by some of the finest artists in the realm of music and dance. Curated By E- Factor Entertainment Pvt Ltd in association with Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department, the four day celebratory extravaganza from Feb 10th – Feb 13th 2017 created a cultural confluence with the best of classical performances against the backdrop of a beautiful sunset on the riverbank, along with popular forms of international music and dance under the starry sky.
The festival inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu kick started with the Sama Veda Chanting and aarti at the Pavitra Sangamam of river Krishna and Godavari followed by the performance of Pandit Birju Maharaj, Kazakh State Philharmonic Orchestra and violin Maestro Padma Bhushan awardee, Dr. L. Subramaniam.
The event witnessed the scintillating rendition of Kavita Krishn a murthy, Talat Aziz, Suresh Wadkar, Bhajan Samrat Anoop Jalota, Purno Das Baul and Langas, Sivamani, Trilok Gurtu and Hema Malini.
The first of its kind river front festival in India also offered a gamut of exciting activities for travel and adventure enthusiasts. From camping in the lap of nature on an island just across the river front, to hot air ballooning, to paramotoring and water sports against the pristine waters of river Krishna, the Amaravati Global Music and Dance Festival left a lasting impact and contributed immensely to putting Amravati on the global tourist destination map.