PUNE: The Sawai Gandharv Bhimsen Mahotsav organized by the Arya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal shall take place between February 2nd and 6th, 2022. This would be the 68th edition of this iconic festival of Indian Classical Music which is often regarded as the biggest in the country. Just like the last 2 editions, the festival shall be organized at the Kataria High School grounds at Mukund Nagar. The earlier edition of the festival was held in December 2019.
Shrinivas Joshi, Executive President of the Arya Sangeet Prasarak Mandal said, “The dates of the festival have been chosen in such a way that the birth centenary year of Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi ends with the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav. All the rules and regulations of the State Government applicable at the time of the festival shall be followed.”