Why do we celebrate Tansen Music Festival?
The Tansen Music Festival is celebrated to pay honor to great musician of Akbar’s court known as Tansen. He was one of the nine gems in Akbar’s court. The festival was commenced in 1930. The four day event is held each year in the month of December at Tansen tomb at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh in India.
The Government of Madhya Pradesh organizes this festival in collaboration with the Academy of department of the culture of Madhya Pradesh. Various well known artists come to perform and pay homage to Tansen. On this event the junior artists and senior celebrities are honored by the academy by including them in the occasion by their music performance.Category: December, India