Tansen Samaroh

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Tansen Samaroh
Tansen Samaroha.jpeg
Dates4 days December
Location(s)Gwalior district, Madhya Pradesh
Years active1950s-present

Tansen Samaroh or Tansen Sangeet Samaroh (Hindi: तानसेन समारोह) is celebrated every year in the month of December in Behat village of Gwalior district, Madhya Pradesh.[1] It is a 4-day musical extravaganza . Artist and music lovers from all over the world gather here to pay tribute to the Great Indian Musical Maestro Tansen. The event is organized near the tomb of Tansen by the Academy of the department of culture, Government of Madhya Pradesh.[2] Artists from all over India are invited to deliver vocal and instrumental performances.

National Music festival[edit]

Tansen Samaroh was originally a local festival but it was at the initiative of BV Keskar (1903 – 28 August 1984), who was Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting between 1952 and 1962, that Tansen Samaroh was turned into a popular national music festival.[3]

Tansen Samman[edit]

The prestigious 'National Tansen Samman' is a musical award conferred to the exponents[4] of Hindustani music.


Lokesh Anand performing at Tansen samaroh (Gwalior)


Tansen Samaroh was organized jointly by Alauddin Khan Kala Evam Sangeet Academy and The Academy of the department of culture in Madhya Pradesh from 14–17 December 2012.[10]


It is being organized from 16 to 20 December 2016[11]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Tansen Sangeet Samaroh, Tansen Music Festival, Tansen Sangeet Samaroh 2012". Festivalsofindia.in. 2012-12-03. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  2. ^ is being organised by the Academy of the department of culture in MP
  3. ^ Anant Maral Shastri#Saluting the Legends
  4. ^ Madhya Pradesh Government. "Tansen Award winners" (PDF). Madhya Pradesh Government. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  5. ^ Staff Correspondent (25 Nov 2000). "'Tansen Samman' for sitar maestro". Bhopal. The Hindu. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Rajan and Sajan Mishra to get 'National Tansen Samman'". Business Standard. 2012-12-09. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  7. ^ "Mohan Veena player Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt". SouLSteer. 2015-12-24. Retrieved 2015-12-24.
  8. ^ "Tansen Samaroh 2014: Prabhakar Karekar awarded with National Tansen Samman". SouLSteer. 2014-12-12. Retrieved 2014-12-12.
  9. ^ "Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty". SouLSteer. 2015-12-25. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  10. ^ "The Pioneer". Dailypioneer.com. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  11. ^ http://tansensamaroh.com

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