Stockholm Sangeet Festival 2018

The organizers would like to thank you all, -artists, audience, volunteers, partners and collaborators for an incredible Stockholm Sangeet Festival 2018. Each and everyone of you is invaluable for this festival to continue to live on in the way it does. We had three days full of concerts, workshops, childrens activities and finished with the popular Open Stage. Please get in touch with any ideas of how to improve the festival for 2019. Leave a message through facebook, instagram or email and we will try our best to create the festival you want.

Thank you all for Stockholm Sangeet Festival 2018 and we hope to see you all again next year!

Stockholm Sangeet Festival 2018 was organized by Stockholm Sangeet in collaboration with Södra Teatern, Länsmusiken i Stockholm/Musikaliska, Farhang Förening, Odissi Dansproduktion, Scenkonst Västernorrland, Movement in Exile, Stallet Världens musik, Kulturskolan Stockholm and SearchIndie with support from Kulturrådet, Stockholms Stads Kulturförvaltning, Stockholms Läns Landsting, Statens Musikverk,Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Indian Embassy of Sweden and Latvia

Program Schedule

Program Schedule SSC 2018

11:00 - Odissi Workshop with Nandini Ghosal

A three hour workshop for anyone who likes to try Odissi dance at Danscentrum, Jungfrugatan 7B. Register with Ulrika Larsen: 070-4853008, Cost 150 SEK

- Young Sangeet Festival

The festival for kids and youngsters at Stallet, Stallgatan 7

12:00 - Family Theatre

Family theatre “Draupadis Eld” with Maria Magdolna Beky Winnerstam, dancing and miming inspired by Indian classical dance and Hip Hop. Stian Grimstad -sitar, Moa Danielson -santoor and percussion. There will also be a workshop on Indian dance for children. Suitable for 4 year olds and up. Entrance for children 60 SEK, adults 100 SEK. Tickets: All in one hour.

14:30 - Students Performances

The Indian music and dance of tomorrow with students from Kulturskolan Stockholm, Saraswathy Kalakendra Institution of Fine Arts, Indisk Dansakademi and Suranjana Ghosh. Free entrance. 1,5 hours.

14:00 - Doors open

The festivals main concert day at Södra Teatern, Mosebacke Torg.

14:30 - Södra Bar opens

Mingle with other lovers of Indian classical music and enjoy the Indian dances by students of Saraswathy Kalakendra Institution of Fine Arts, directed by Usha Balasundaram, before heading to the main stage.

15:30 - Inauguration at the main stage

Inauguration of the festival with conferencier Kalle Lotta Mossige-Norheim.

15:45 - Odissi Dance

Odissi dance performance by Nandini Ghosal, accompanied by Kishore Ghosh (pakhawaj), Dinesh Paul (vocal), Stian Grimstad (sitar), Moa Danielson (santoor), Ulrika Larsen (Odissi dance).

16:45 - Paus

17:15 - Sitar Recital

Hindusthani sitar recital by Rabindra Narayan Goswami accompanied by his student K.G. Westman (sitar), Suranjana Ghosh (tabla) and Katarina Dahlbeck (tanpuri).

18:15 - Paus

18:45 - Dhrupad Vocal

Dhrupad vocal recital by Dr. Madhu Bhatt Tailang accompanied by Praveen Kumar Arya (pakhawaj), Ravi Shanker Bhatt Tailang (violin), Neetu Sharma (tanpura), and Laxmi Sharma (tanpura).

20:00 - After concert mingle

Södra Bar is open

16:00 - Dhrupad Workshop

Dr Madhu Bhatt Tailang, renowned dhrupad exponent from Rajasthan will in this one hour workshop, provide anyone interested an insight into this ancient musical style of India. Free entrance! Stallet, Stallgatan 7.

18:00 - Open Stage

Open Stage at Stallet has an Indian theme during Stockholm Sangeet Festival. Food and drinks are available from 18:00, Performances start 19:00. This is the place to be for a fun an spontaneous finish of this year´s festival! Conferencier is Hugo Widén.

Highlights from Stockholm Sangeet 2017

Some highlights from Stockholm Sangeet Conference 2017

Photos from Stockholm Sangeet 2019

Pictures by Max Dahlstrand, more at


Rabindra Narayan Goswami
Nandini Ghosal
Suranjana Ghosh
Kishore Kumar Ghosh
Dinesh Paul
Dr. Madhu Bhatt Tailang
K.G. Westman
Stian Grimstad
Moa Danielson
Ulrika Larsen
Ravi Shanker Bhatt Tailang
Praveen Kumar Arya
Laxmi Sharma
Katarina Dahlbeck