Peace Festival (Saanjh Festival)

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Country and Region IndiaPunjab
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Amritsar, Punjab, India
Festival Description

Started in 2004, the annual Saanjh Festival takes place in two phases, the first in Lahore, Pakistan and the second one in Amritsar, India. It showcases a diverse range of Punjabi performing arts including Sufi, folk and classical music. Indian artists will present theatre plays and dances whereas Pakistani artists will present classical and folk music. Sufi singers and folk dancers from both the Punjabs perform together, apart from the screening of award-winning classical movies and documentaries from both sides of the border. Please visit the profile page for the Saanjh Festival that takes place in Pakistan

Festival Dates October 10 - 24, 2009
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  • Bomb blasts in Pakistan overshadow ongoing Peace Festival 2009 (One India, October 15, 2009)


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