Global Carnival 2018 to bring melange of music to Delhi

ANI | Updated: Feb 08, 2018 16:47 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 8 (ANI): Barely a few days from now, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium shall come alive with some of the biggest international names from the world of arts and entertainment, serenading the national capital with a series of live shows.

A brainchild of Indian arts & entertainment production house 'Navrasa Duende', the Navrasa Duende Global Carnival 2018, scheduled from February 23-25, is all set to deliver a neck to neck line-up of 20 live shows featuring over 200 top international artists from 15 countries, apart from 200 artists from India, spanning 20 different genres of performing arts.

Amongst the most anticipated of performances at the Navrasa Duende Global Carnival 2018, are the London Festival Opera's internationally successful show 'A Night at the Opera', a tribute to some of the world's most famous romantic compositions of the 19th & 20th centuries by the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra with their show 'Romancing the Romantic Era', globally celebrated masters of Jazz & Crossover, namely Peter Cincotti, A J Crore and Loiuz Banks, in an immersive afternoon of curation called 'Jazz +', and 'EDM Night', featuring the global gods of the genre, SIGMA, ALPHA9, AFISHAL and ANISH SOOD.

One can also look forward to the hugely popular Latin American dance theatre group called Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba, to the Berlin-based global sensation called Flying Steps coming in with their own version of Break Dance on classical Bach, to the likes of Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and Ustaad Shujaat Khan coming together with an eclectic confluence of Indian Classical.

In fact, as the highlight of the show 'Maestros' Duende', Pandit Jasraj and Shujaat Khan will get together for an epic Jugalbandi too.

Other star attractions include the celebrated American troupe Rainbow Dance Theatre, world dance champs D'Intensity Breakers, Jinjo Crew and Kryptonite, Ashley Lobo's Navdhara India Dance Theatre, Kuchipudi legends Raja Radha Reddy, and popular Indian artists including Rekha Bhardwaj, Javed Ali, Raghu Dixit Band, Indian Ocean, Sivamani, Hari Sukhmani, Jasleen Royal, Soulmate, Advaita, Nizami Bandhu, Rewben Mashangva, Lou Majaw, and the world famous Gulabo & Team from Rajasthan.

The three-day spectacle also includes colourful Carnival Parades featuring costumed dancers with flaming colours, over 20 offbeat world movie screenings, topped by a 35 acre spread of Carnival Fanfare.

One of the key attractions is the 5-acre Global Food Village being specially created, aimed at dishing out some of the world's most delectable cuisines, along with full service bars and fine dining service. (ANI)