Kala ghoda Art Festival 2013


Changing Keys

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent”- Victor Hugo

 They say music binds, heals, unshackles, enlivens and elevates aspects of self that one hasn’t discovered yet. Many artists, philosophers and religious leaders believe that music will propel the awaited changes in the world.

This year at KalaGhoda Arts Festival enjoy the melodies of artists across classical and experimental genres. The performances would be held at Cross Maidan and Asiatic Steps.

Our thematic for the 2013 festival is 'CHANGING  KEYS'. Be part of our world and look out for the upcoming programs in this exciting section by joining our facebook community.

We sincerely thank British Council, Australian Consulate-General, Laiq Qureshi, Padmashree PS and Janhavi Apte-Kothari for their support and collaboration.

All programs listed on this website were correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Akriti Kakkar

6:30 pm at Asiatic Library Steps


Starting off from Delhi, all of 5 as child prodigy touring the world with Little Stars of Kalyanji Anandji eventually making a mark in the Bollywood Playback scene with chart busters like Johnny Gaddar, Marjaani, Dil Khol Ke let's rock, Khuda Ya Khair, Abhi Abhi from Jism 2 and many more. Alongside pursuing her original independent music space with her self titled album having bagged the GIMA for best non film album.. Akriti Kakar is currently one of the youngest, brightest and most diverse voices of the country be it movies or live performances.



Salim Sulaiman

7:30 pm at Asiatic Library Steps

Salim and Sulaiman have been composing music for over a decade having scored for movies such as Neal 'n' Nikki, Chak De! India, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and Fashion. The duo had also composed for many Indi-pop performers including Viva, Aasmaan, Shweta Shetty, Jasmine and Style Bhai among others, composed and produced several TV commercials and collaborated with artistes such as Ustad Zakir Hussain and Ustad Sultan Khan. They got their first break when Karan Johar asked them to compose the music for his movie Kaal