Dover Lane Music Festival

Venue: Nazrul Mancha Auditorium in South Avenue, Kolkata
Time: December - January
Duration: Six days
Highlights: Performances by maestros in the field of music

Dover Lane Music Festival is organized in the capital city of Kolkata, between the months of December and January. It is being held on an annual basis since the past 50 or more years and stretches on for six days. One of the most popular as well as significant cultural festivals of Kolkata, Dover Lane Music Festival is graced by maestros in the field of music every year. One can find almost all the eminent musicians and singers performing at this festival and mesmerizing the audience.

The exact venue of the festival is the Nazrul Mancha Auditorium in the South Avenue of Kolkata. People from all over the country come to Kolkata to attend Dover Lane Music Festival. The festival initially started as a modest get together of a few music lovers, in the by lanes of Kolkata. However, with time, the gathering expanded and today, the humble festival has become the pride of the people of Kolkata, who regard it as a heritage event.

One of the main reasons behind the initiation of the Dover Lane Music Festival was to create interest of the younger generations towards various art forms. With time, the festival has assumed the task of promoting various arts and providing all the necessary support to the upcoming artists. It now serves as a platform for the young artists, where they can display their talent in front of a large audience and earn appreciation.

How to Reach

By Air: The city of Kolkata has its own airport, with regular flights to all the major cities in India.

By Rail:Kolkata has two railway stations, Howrah and Sealdah.

By Road: A good network of national highways links Kolkata with the neighboring cities.