A three-day festival celebrating the Thumri musical form kicked off at the Kamani Auditorium here on Friday with performances by celebrated classical musicians like Shubha Mudgal and duo Rajan Sajan Misra scheduled.
Mudgal, who was awarded a Padma Shri in 2000, performed the "Bol Banau Thumri" and "Bandish ki Thumri", among others.
Currently in its 8th edition, the Thumri Festival has been organised by Sahitya Kala Parishad of the Delhi government's Department of Art, Culture and Languages. It was inaugurated by Delhi's Minister for Social Welfare Rajendra Pal Gautam.
It will conclude on Sunday.
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