TIME : Friday 4th 3:pm – 11PM
Saturday 5th 3pm-11pm
Sultana Kamal Mohila Krira Complex. Dhanmondi
The first-ever Dhaka World Music Fest’ – February 4 – 5, 2011, brings the eclectic grooves and hypnotic rhythms of Cuban-funk, Afro-beat, Baul, Reggae, Pala and Bangla-Latin fusion to your ears like never before.
The 2-day musical extravaganza features a plethora of world-class musicians from home and abroad. The month of February is eternal in the heart of each and every Bengali people and celebrating this auspicious month through the Universal language of music goes far beyond our geographic periphery since 21st February is celebrated as ‘International Mother Language Day’ across the world.
The Dhaka World Music Fest promises to be Dhaka’s official yearly international music hotspot, ushering in its new era as World Music hub. This will be the ultimate international musicfest experience to captivate all music-lovers.
Dele Sosimi Band – legendary Afro beat band from one of the originators of the Nigerian genre
Shahjahan Munshi – Master musician who brings the blues to baul
Motimba – fiery Cuban funk
Lalon band – Bangla folk rock fusion at its best
Rob Fakir – hypnotic contemporary BaulShow