Sur Jahan, earlier known as Sufi Sutra, is a world peace music festival celebrating cultural plurality and, in 7 years, the festival has evolved as the Headliner Music Festival in the city of Kolkata. The festival creates a platform for cultural exchange and dialogue, to create awareness and understanding of culture and its diversity. The festival is conceptualized, designed, curated and presented by banglanatak dot com, a 17-year-old Kolkata-based UN recognized social enterprise specializing in Culture & Development. Since its inception in 2011, the festival has had participation from 26 countries and 12 Indian states. The festival also provides a platform for rural traditional handicraft and folk performing artists for showcasing their art forms and has created opportunities of collaboration, enriching the connect and leading to a wider, more vibrant assimilation of their art. It is a non-commercial, non-ticketed festival with a motto of 'Music for All and Music for Peace'.
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