Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma to get lifetime achievement award

Posted on:18 Aug 2016 09:21:41
Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma to get lifetime achievement award
18 August 2016 Current Affairs: Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma will be conferred upon with the annual Sangeet Martand Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement Award this year, Sursagar Society of Dilli Gharana has announced. 

The 23rd edition of the festival that celebrates Indian classical art is scheduled to be held on September 13 and September 14 .

Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma  : A Padma Vibhushan recipient, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma was born in Jammu in 1938, and is believed to be the first musician to have played Indian classical music on the santoor, a folk instrument from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. 

The society has been felicitating stalwarts of Indian classical music and dance with the award since 1986 to recognise their contribution towards enriching the art forms. 

The society has been holding music festivals across Delhi, Kolkata and Ranchi for over 70 years now, honouring artists who seek to develop interest in Indian Classical Music.

 

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