Second edition of MTV India Music Summit announced

05 Oct,2018

By A Correspondent


The second edition of the MTV India Music Summit will happen in Jaipur next week (Oct 12-14), allowing attendees to discover interesting sounds, engage in exchange of ideas and savour music through a series of concerts and conversations.


Said Raj Nayak, COO, Viacom18: “Our association with MTV India Music Summit is reflective of our brand promise to offer differentiated, enriching and relevant content to our audience. In its second edition as well, we intend to identify, experience and bring forth versatile artists and varied sound forms that are deserving of global acclaim. We are happy to have trusted sponsors on board who also believe in the transcending power of music. I urge any and every one with the slightest musical bent to be a part of MTV India Music Summit and have an experience of a lifetime.”


Speaking about the Summit, Prasoon Joshi, who is playing the role of a mentor to the summit: “Right from its inception, Musiconcepts has been working hard to create a platform to bring India’s diverse musical heritage together – a showcase like no other which allows for free-flowing conversations, debates, exchange of views and a joint celebration of our musical heritage. Raymond presents MTV India Music Summit is the culmination of months of thoughtful curation of sessions and performances. A truly immersive musical experience, the summit promises to have everything from Sunrise concerts, to Baikthakis, to Jugalbandis, to riffs and jams, Sundowner alaaps and much more!”


Added Mala Sekhri, co-founder of Musiconcepts: “The richness of the content that we have for Raymond presents MTV India Music Summit is evident from our pick of topics, genres and artists. Each session has been carefully curated to highlight a particular aspect of Indian music. I’m sure the audiences will appreciate our effort as they get to witness the likes of Shujaat Khan, Usha Uthup, Kailash Kher, Dr. L Subramaniam, Shankar Mahadevan, Bhimsen Joshi, Suresh Wadkar… and many more stalwarts of Indian music, performing life and engaging in lively discussion and debate about music.” A spokesperson for the organisers clarified that in the case of Bhimsen Joshi, who passed away in 2011, it will be a tribute.


Said Gautam Hari Singhania, CMD, Raymond Group: “Our long-term partnership with India Music Summit strategically binds in our vision of nurturing, promoting and curating different forms of national art and craft in diverse fields like khadi, sports, music and cinema.”



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