Online registrations and registration via mobile phones opened earlier on Monday, November 7. To register online, one has to log on to the website – www.bengalclassicalmusicfest.com. To register via mobile phone, one has to type 'Bengal' and send it to 6969.
The five day festival will be dedicated to the recently-deceased ambidextrous littérateur Syed Shamsul Haq, who was closely associated with Bengal Foundation since it’s inception. Just like the previous editions, the festival will feature performances of major disciplines from Indian classical music and dance performances carried out by both local and Indian artists.
The featured artists of this edition include Aashish Khan, Girija Devi, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Ajoy Chakrabarty, U Rajesh, Abhijit Banerjee, Jayateerth Mevundi, Ulhas Kashalkar, Dr L Subramaniam, Madhavi Mudgal, Arushi Mudgal, Kushal Das, Munmun Ahmed, Rahul Sharma, Rashid Khan, Ranendranath Majumdar, Satyajit Talwalkar, Sharmila Banerjee, Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Uday Bhawalkar, and many others.
Presented by Square Group, Bengal Foundation will organise the festival with support from Brac Bank Limited.