The first World Mouth Harp Festival of India was held on 7-8 February, 2013
Two days of workshops, performances, and music at the Lost Monk Beach Shack in Arambol, Goa.
Over 35 artists performed on stage.
Click on the photo below to check out the 1st festival album!
Some of the artists who participated in the 1st World Mouth Harp Festival were:
LAKSHMI NARAYAN, from BANGALORE, INDIA – Traditional Carnatic Mouth Harpist
CHIDANANDA ANANDA, from BANGALORE, INDIA – Traditional Carnatic Mouth Harpist
AMRUT KUMAR, from BANGALORE, INDIA – Traditional Carnatic Mouth Harpist
KARTHIK VYDHATRI, from BANGALORE, INDIA – Traditional Carnatic Mouth Harpist
RAJESH KOTTI, from BANGALORE, INDIA – Mouth Harpist
KUNAL NAIK, from MUMBAI, INDIA – Mouth Harpist
SANKET NAIK, from MUMBAI, INDIA – Percussionist, Member of Kailasa
NEPTUNE CHAPOTIN, from USA/FRANCE/INDIA – Mouth Harpist
RAM PRASAD KADDEL, from KATHMANDU, NEPAL – Researcher of Nepali Musical Instruments
SIMON LARRALDE, from FRANCE – Mouth Harpist
RAPHAEL COZ, from FRANCE – Mouth Harpist & Harmonica Virtuoso
THEO POIZAT, from FRANCE – Mouth Harpist and Chromatic Hang player
KOICHI TAKEHARA, from JAPAN – Carnatic Mouth Harpist
HIDENORI ISHII, from JAPAN – Carnatic Kanjira Player
TATYANA KALMYKOVA, from RUSSIA – Vocalist and Group
LENA ANAHATA, from RUSSIA – Ethno Psychedelic Vocalist & Mouth Harpist, and Group
COWBOYS IN INDIA, from RUSSIA and others – Bhajan Group
ANNA ANANDINI, from RUSSIA – Bhajan Soloist
KALIBRI OM, from RUSSIA – Dancer
SPB TRIO, from RUSSIA – Fusion Group
CLOUD JAM, from UKRAINE – Ukrainian Folk Fusion Band
TOPORKESTRA, from UKRAINE – Balkan Music Marching Band
BINDOO BABA & PITAMBAR, from UK – Latin Gypsy Reggae
JEROME O’CONNELL, from UK – Electric Cello Fusion
And a great thank you to everyone who helped make the festival happen!!