Kolkata: Music lovers in north Bengal will no more have to travel to Kolkata to be a part of the Bangla Sangeet Mela, as for the first time ever the state government has decided to hold the music fest in north Bengal districts as well.
This year’s Bangla Sangeet Mela in Kolkata will be held from December 14 to 21, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurating the eight-day extravaganza. In north Bengal, the Sangeet Mela will be held on December 16, 17 and 18.
The venues for the fest in North Bengal have also been selected. Artists from all the seven districts in the region will be performing at the events. Besides eminent artists, new talents will also get an opportunity to showcase their art at the Sangeet Mela.