Mumbai, December 6, 2019 – Hailed as one of India’s most unique festival experiences celebrating music, art, nature & wildlife, the Ranthambhore Music & Wildlife Festival takes centre stage from December 27 – 29, 2019 at the magnificent Nahargarh Palace in Ranthambhore, Rajasthan. The venue has staged spectacular music performances by artists from across France, Germany, Israel, Bangladesh, and India, catering to a select audience of people while also creating an intimate and crafted experience for its guests.
The festival brings together some of India’s most cutting edge music performance acts as well as an exciting mix of genres ranging from folk to rock, jazz, rap and electronic. This year will feature performances by Peter Cat Recording Co., Mame Khan, Naezy, Arko Mukherjea Collective, Lifafa, Rasika Shekar and others. Adding to the exhilarating musical affair, the festival will offer guests a host of experiences like wildlife safaris live music concerts in step-well swimming pools and stone amphitheatres, block printing and pottery workshops, heritage expeditions, star gazing, malt tastings and a delectable feast of local and international cuisine.
Located just a few kilometres from the Ranthambhore National Park – home to the Indian tiger, Sloth Bear, Leopard and numerous other species of animals and birds – the festival actively supports local wildlife conservation projects and NGOs. Through the festival, guests are encouraged to explore Ranthambhore and its surrounding nature and history through safaris, guided tours and bicycle expeditions. And that’s not all – Festival-goers can also spend the day engaged in local handicraft workshops like Block Printing and Pottery. Participate in a workshop on photography by wildlife organization Tiger Watch and shop at the local handicrafts market.
Speaking about the festival, Udit Mediratta, Director Global Brands – South Asia, AB InBev, said, “We are delighted to partner with the Ranthambhore Music and Wildlife Festival that will enable patrons to discover extraordinary music while being surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of the forest. This festival is conceived with a vision to celebrate culture coupled with nature through the unifying power of music and this philosophy is inherent to Corona. We truly believe that outdoors is where the best version of ourselves shines through and is thrilled to deliver such meticulously crafted experiences that will only help strengthen our outdoor narrative further. We aim to develop more such experiences for our consumers.”
Speaking about their association, Rahul Pansare, Head Marketing Communications & PR, FCA India Automobiles Private Limited, said “We are really excited to be a part of the Ranthambhore Music and Wildlife Festival 2019 for the second year in a row. The concept of the festival resonates strongly with our ethos of bringing people together through unforgettable journeys, living the Jeep Life and creating treasured memories. This year the festival also serves as the final stop for our customers driving across India to participate in our Legendary Jeep Trails 2019. The amalgamation of extraordinary music, folk traditions, and majestic wildlife will bind people with music and love for preserving wildlife. I am sure all this against a picturesque backdrop will be an experience of a lifetime.”
Warren de Sylva, Chief Creative Officer, Believe Entertainment added:
“As a company, our goal is to create extraordinary musical experiences that bring people together. The festival offers a fantastic platform to artists from across the globe and we’re constantly looking to explore new artistic collaborations and musical influences. Being surrounded by a forest is a beautiful feeling and we aim to respect that luxury by curating an intimate the experience that is mindful of our environment and the local community. We’re also committed to supporting Ranthambhore’s wildlife conservation projects and have engaged with local forest authorities to help build awareness through the festival.”
Being a tourist destination, Ranthambhore offers guests several accommodation choices ranging from budget to luxury. Guests wishing to stay at other properties are free to do so and may simply access the festival with a Festival Access ticket available on the website and insider.in.