Theme of 5th edition is ‘We are the World: Unity in Diversity’
Over 150 global artistes from 13 countries participating
Scheduled from 7-9 February 2020, the festival will cater to music lovers across genres
Udaipur World Music Festival, India’s biggest world music extravaganza, will be held this year from 7th-9th February in the beautiful city of lakes. The fifth edition of the festival will witness the presence of over 150 renowned musicians from over 13 countries including Spain, France, Switzerland, Kurdistan, Iran/ Lebanon, Portugal, India and many more. With a footfall of over 50,000 people every year, the festival is one of the biggest performing arts attractions in the country.
Udaipur World Music Festival features unparalleled live performances and celebrates cultural diversity at its best. The fifth edition is built around the concept ‘We are the World: Unity in Diversity’. Through planned curation, on-ground events and artiste interaction, the festival will be a microcosm of a diverse yet unified world. Spread over three picturesque venues, it offers immense diversity in music that celebrates different moods of the day right from a morning meditative raga to personifying romantic music at its best played beside the lakes in the afternoons. Evenings will bring spirited youthful music that brings together people of all age groups. Besides, the festival also features local Rajasthani talent.
In March 2019, this festival received special coverage in CNN Travel Trends. This coverage was witnessed by over 354 million households in 200 countries, endorsing UWMF as one of the biggest destination music festivals of the world.
UWMF this year will witness performances by artistes such as Ginni Mahi (India), Sudha Raghuraman (India), When Chai Met Toast (India), Mame Khan (India), Thaikkudam Bridge (India), Habib Koite (Mali), No Jazz (France), Oques Grasses (Spain), Schnellertollermeier (Switzerland) among others.