<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The city’s jazz lovers can get set for a melodious weekend as the 7th Delhi Jazz International Festival returns to the Capital from September 23 to 25. Over 20 bands and artistes — coming from countries such as France, Israel, Korea, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, South Africa and India — will enthrall music lovers at this three-day event which will be held at Nehru Park, Pancharipuri. The event is being organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).Speaking on the occasion, Riva Ganguly Das, Director General ICCR said, “The event will feature performances of seven international and three Indian Jazz groups. Along with the famous bands, there is an opportunity to hear the popular band groups from India as well. Being organised since 2011 by Indian Council for Cultural Relations, this Festival is a treat for Jazz lovers in India.” ICCR officials also revealed that the artistes and groups that are part of the festival, will also be performing in Goa, Guwahati, Aizawl, Shillong, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Varanasi and Jaipur as well.”ICCR believes that music can play a key role in engaging in creative dialogue with other nations. Festivals like these help us in understanding cultures of other countries and also gives the opportunity to our own people to interact with world class performers” Das added.

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Jazz festival all set to serenade the Capital