Hi Vishnu,

Excellent news! Much more in this direction needs to be done, glad that you
are working in getting content and that too of a different nature.

Best Regards,
Dhaval

On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 12:46 AM, Vishnu <visdav...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Wikimedians,
>
> We are glad to invite you to join us for an event in Mumbai on October 7th
> where Pandita. Neela Bhagwat [1] will donate her comprehensive textual
> compilation of  Gwalior Gharana [2] bandishes.
>
> Timing: 5.30 to 7 pm
> Venue: Shivaji Park Nagarik Sangh, (hall next to Shivaji statue at Shivaji
> Park, Dadar)
>
> As some of you may know that Gwalior Gharana is one of the old traditions
> of Hindustani gayaki and like other gayaki's the tradition has been passed
> on orally in the guru-shishya parampara. Pt. Neela Bhagwat has over a
> period of 30 years (of learning and teaching music) meticulously compiled
> most of the Gwalior Gharana bandishes with notations and notes. Upon the
> request of CIS-A2K, she has agreed to donate this comprehensive collection
> which will be scanned and hosted on Wikisource. We hope that this will be
> of interest to music aficionados and those interested in the study of
> Hindustani Music.
>
> CIS-A2K is thankful to the event hosts, Khayal Trust. The event will
> attract a community of Hindustani music lovers and we hope to orient them
> to consider improving the quality of content on Hindustani music and
> musicians on Wikipedia during the event. We welcome the community members
> in Mumbai to join us in this effort. Please help spread the word.
>
> Best,
> Vishnu
>
> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neela_Bhagwat
> [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gwalior_gharana  (needs wiki love)
>
>
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