F Marquee in South Extension Part-II hosted the curtain raiser, and logo unveiling ceremony of Agra Music Festival that is going to be held on February 25, 2017, at Hotel Ramada Plaza, Agra. The event is jointly organized by Round Table India Foundation and Architect Association of Agra. Among the distinguished guests of the event, Mr. D K Singh – Festival Curator, Mr. Yashvir Singh from Architect Association of Agra, Mr. Sunil Tandon – Managing Director F Marquee, Mr. Ashish Gupta – Chairman RTIF (North India), Mr. Vaibhav Chhibber – Director, Projects India MICE, Mr. Naveen RIzvi Regional Director India & India Ocean from Pacific World (Official Travel Partner) were the prominent figures during the Logo unveiling ceremony of Agra Music Festival. After the curtain raiser, the songs and compositions of the popular Indi-Rock Band, Bandish Band, splashed a magical music spell in the highly mellifluous environment. Bandish Band started the curtain raiser ceremony by their new song Naina.
Speaking about Agra Music Festival, D K Singh – Festival Curator said, “The city once famous for legends of World Music like Tansen and Nauhar Banim, lost its musical charm as the time passed. With Agra Music Festival we aim at restoring and promoting the long lost Agra musical heritage around the globe.”
Agra Music Festival is an annual event to promote Agra as Music Destination around the world .Ministry of Tourism is supporting Round Table India Foundation in this novel initiative. More than 2000 people are expected to explore Agra as emerging Music Capital of India in this melodious event that is scheduled on February 25, 2017, at Hotel Ramada Plaza, Agra. On Feb 25, well known Rajasthani folk musicians Kutle Khan, Bollywood singer Aditi Sharma Singh, Bandish Band and DJ Aqeel will give their rocking performance & Kaustav Songman will host 1st season of festival.
Mr. Ashish Gupta, Chairman RTIF (North India) was also very excited for Agra Music Festival, he said, “Along with promoting the musical heritage of the city, the festival also aims at promoting the welfare of underprivileged kids of the city. All the funds raised by the festival will be used to build classrooms for these children.”
Mr. Sunil Tandon Managing – Director F- Marquee said, “We are glad to host the curtain raiser of such big festival at F- Marquee and also wish Mr. DK Singh, Festival Curator and entire team a great future ahead, which aims at promoting educational and cultural values of our country.”
Talking about his vision for Agra Music Festival in coming years, Mr. DK Singh further added, “The Agra Music Festival will be one of the biggest musical events of India in 2018 when more than 30 international bands perform on four grand stages, and the audience will be as large as 3000. The two-day long event will be organized in a musical village spread over approximately 100 acres of land on Taj Express Highway. We are also grateful to announce that Incredible India is also supporting us for this grand musical festival.”