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News |  06 Oct 2017 14:01 |  By RnMTeam

Paddy Fields second edition to bring folk+fusion on a bigger scale

MUMBAI: After a heart-winning show put last year at NESCO once again Paddy Fields comes back to mesmerize Mumbai at the Bombay Exhibition Centre this Weekend. The festival that will happen on 7-8 October is the second edition of India’s only folk and fusion festival.

Paddy Fields believes in bringing new things with every progression. This time it salutes women performers and propels their stories into the limelight.

Speaking about the festival NESCO Ltd CEO Dibakar Chatterjee said, “We are delighted to bring folk and fusion music to an even larger audience this year. Folk and fusion music is growing in popularity and Paddy Fields continues with pioneering efforts in spurring this revolutionary music trend.”

About the second edition VP sales and marketing Anupama Bhalla said, “Women over generations have been strong contributors to the tradition of folk music. They have been instrumental in bringing about social and cultural change and they have also added to the richness of this genre. In addition to this are their powerful voices that have enthralled music aficionados. Paddy Fields salutes these talented women and brings them together on one platform this year. It aims to highlight folk and fusion music from various cultures across the nation while celebrating the diversity of music and captures the spirit of artists hailing from different parts of the country.”

The schedule has Sonam Kalra, Susheela Raman, Sunita Bhuyan and Nooran Sisters performing on 7 October while Shubha Mudgal, Kalpana Patowary, Tipriti Kharbhangar and Sona Mohapatra will be performing on 8 October.