Sufi music, which spreads the message of religious pluralism, has always been an important part of Hyderabadi culture. The Hazraath-e-Yousufain Education and Welfare Trust in association with the South Zone Cultural Centre will be organising the Hazarath Amir Khusro Music Festival on February 17 and 18 at Chanda Bhag, Mah Laqa Bai tomb and Gardens, from 8 pm onwards.
Hazarath Amir Khusro Music Festival aims at promoting secularism in a city like Hyderabad where various religious communities live together. The festival has been conceived and curated by the Prakriti Foundation and will be inaugurated by his the governor of Tamil Nadu, K Rosaiah.
The Hazarath Amir Khusro Music Festival will feature Ustad Aslam Hussain Khan, a descendant of the Hapur Gharana, Meerut U.P, Ustad Manju Khan, an exponent of the Ajrada Gharana from Mumbai. Purbayan Chaterjee, mastermind behind Shastriya Syindicate, one of a kind classical Indian music band and the Warsi Brothers.
Passes are available at Music World outlets at Banjara Hills, Lifestyle Building, Kothapet and Kukatpally) and also at the venue.