Do you have pending annual day leaves and don’t know what to do with them ? Are you one of those who has leaves but can’t exhaust them all at once ? Are you looking on dividing your leaves in the most soulful way? Whatever be the case, if you can’t decide what to do with your work leaves and if you’re a huge music fanatic, this might help.
Here is not 1 but 8 reasons on what you could be doing with your pending leaves.
1. Elijah Wood, Mumbai – September
Book your tickets to Mumbai for the maiden India Tour of the Hollywood actor turned DJ Elijah Wood. Be ready to groove to electronic house music and go on a musical trip not just in Mumbai but in Delhi and Hyderabad as well. This will be between September 3-9.
2. Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Shillong – October
Take a long break and book your tickets to Shillong. Apart from the bliss of nature, you will be holidaying amidst the musical gods who will descend for NH7 Weekender. Pune, Kolkata, New Delhi and Bangalore are the other destinations for this years NH7 Weekender.
3. Ragasthan, Jaisalmer – February
Visit the golden sand dunes of Rajasthan to visit the authentic culture music festival called Ragasthan! Taking the country by storm, another culturally diverse musical festival pulling in hordes of people every year in November to the golden sand dunes of Rajasthan is the music festival of Ragasthan.
4. Hornbill Festival, Kohima – December
One of the biggest cultural tourism festivals in the country, the Hornbill Music Festival has been luring a plenitude of tourists over the years. This 7-day cultural fiesta is held amidst the scenic environs of Kohima in December where you can get to witness the biggest rock contest in the country as well as learn about the rich cultural heritage of the place all under one roof.
5. Ziro Festival, Arunachal Pradesh – September
Have you ever pictured yourself in the presence of verdant pastures grooving to some electric music with a cool breeze brushing against your shoulders? Well, this dream might just come true if you head to the picturesque environs of Ziro Valley and drown in the sounds of over thirty artists.
6. Enchanted Valley, Aamby Valley City , Lonavala – September
This glamorous music festival is a three-day carnival which is held at the breathtaking Ambay Valley City near the popular hill station of Lonavala. This one-of-a-kind music festival pays ode to the cutting-edge music genres like House, Techno, Trance, Drum and Bass and the likes.
7. Gulmarg Winter Fest, Gulmarg, Kashmir – March
Hosting various interactive activities over the March weekend every year, the Gumlarg Winter Fest is a celebration of winter sports, great music, wonderful people, vibrant cultures and sumptuous food, all with the picturesque backdrop of the snowy Himalayas!
8. Dumru Pune – December
Dumru is India’s first Festival of Percussion. World renowned percussionists perform for thousands of fans and music lovers over these two days of good food and company. Making it unique, Dumru is the first music festival in India which has pledged to donate all ticket sales towards Eradication of Malnutrition in India!
What better than to have a trip with music accompanying that! For travellers and music lovers alike, this eclectic mix of the most awesome-sauce music festivals whether on the beach, in the hills, under a banyan tree or inside a fort are worth travelling for.