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India’s pioneer innovative music and dance organisation, driven towards nurturing and supporting artists. Our primary focus is on expanding the reach of Hindustani classical music, Carnatic music, semi-classical music like ghazals, sufi, and abhangas, as well as performing arts like Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odissi, and other dance forms. We curate Music Festivals and Baithaks. The raison d’etre of Rithwik Foundation for Performing Arts is to organise and curate music festivals and baithaks across the country, as well as internationally. We aim to implement such initiatives through a digital medium and channel content in a way that attracts youth to the music and dance culture.

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Latest Happenings In Our World of Performing Arts

What's New?

e-Swaranubhuti September 2021

We are happy to announce the launch of yet another 'phygital' program, produced and curated with the utmost hygienic care at our center in Pune.

e-Swaranubhuti September 2021 has launched, featuring none other than Shreemati Arati Ankalikar Tilekar. An eminent Hindustani classical vocalist, Arati ji is bound to deliver a mesmerizing performance.

Event is still open to all viewers, free of cost.

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Supporting Artists

Yuva Swaranubhuti August 2021

RFPA is proud to launch the biggest digital and physical platform for emerging artists: Yuva Swaranubhuti.

We are launching this platform with Yuva Swaranubhuti August 2021, a weekend extravaganza of classical music, dance, and instruments by hidden gems of our country.

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Online Workshops

Introducing our online workshops! An unmissable opportunity to learn classical music and dance online. Learn from the masters of the craft, from the safety of your own homes.

Rithwik Foundation for Performing Arts is proud to host a panel of high-caliber artists who will teach classical music, violin, and classical dance to learners of all expertise levels.

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Our Flagship Events

We curate five flagship events that feature mesmerizing performances from the Maestros of the music & dance industry. RFPA is keen to to provide a platform to promote the upcoming talented performers and organize events that ignite a spark of interest among youth, towards our heritage and culture.

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Swara Prabhat

Make your morning melodiously magical. If you love classical music, there is no better way to start off your day.

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Melange

A festival conceptualized to showcase the best emerging talent in the field of Indian classical music and dance.

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Swaranubhuti

Allow vocals and tunes to carry you off to the heavens.

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Bal Gandharva to Anand Gandharva

Relive a glorious past by travelling back in time on the vehicle of notes and vocals.

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Yuva Swaranubhuti

Watch young performers put on a tantalising show, as they hone their craft.

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Our Partnership Events

Currently, we are partnered up with various other music and dance organisations to bring to you nine special events to cherish the variety of our performing arts.

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Swarateerth

Teerth, the Sanskrit word for divine offering. This powerful performance will feel no less.

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Pratah Swar

A monthly regalia of traditional music and dance, hosted in partnership with Pancham Nishad.

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Pandit C R Vyas Jayanti Samarambh

A celebration of the Hindu classical performing arts through stellar group performances.

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Dinarang Smriti

A musical ode to Hindustani Raag Sangeet.

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Hridayesh Festival

An ensemble performance, delivered straight from the artists’ hearts to yours.

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Aamad Pratishthan

An exciting mix of group and solo concerts filled with the tantalizing magic of classical instruments.

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Surmandal

True to its name, this event is a gathering of music afficionados. Come and get transported into a world of musical notes and taal.

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Smriti Utsav

A medley performed in remembrance to two veterans of the  classical performing arts: Ustad Nizamuddin Khan and Pt Krishnarao Pandit.

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Arpit

Taken from the base word Arpan, which means to devote, this event is uplifted by artists who are determined to devote themselves for your appreciation.

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Events Supported by RFPA

RFPA provides support for special events organized to promote Indian traditions through music and dance festivals. This year, we planned and assisted two such performing arts festivals, which were appreciated by hundreds of people.

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8 Prahar

A concept-based event which has artists exploring specific concepts and styles. Our most recent 8 Prahar event was focused on the singing style of Durga Jasraj, daughter of esteemed Pt. Jasraj.

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Bhairav Bhavtarak

A dance performance held in tribute to Shiv Ji. Our latest Bhairav Bhavtarak event was organized on the spiritual occasion of Maha Shivratri, and was much appreciated.

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Guru in Residence Series

Online Classes By RFPA

Art stays relevant only when it becomes easily accessible and enjoyable. But for some, the performing arts are not just a tool for entertainment, but a viable career option. Being a music and dance organisation, RFPA does not want to give a stage to just expert performing artists, but also students!

Being a country of the youth, there are countless budding minds looking to take the first step towards becoming artists. We believe shiksha should not become a hurdle for these rough-cut diamonds, but rather a sacred pathway to reaching their dreams.

In that vein, RFPA has established its Guru in Residence Series (online classes for music and dance). It is a focused initiative started with the intention of training and shaping young students who have a passion for getting into the performing arts.

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Online Classes for Classical Music, Dance, and Instruments
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Key Associations of RFPA

Key Associations of RFPA

Performing Arts organisations are facing a challenge to keep people’s interest in Indian classical arts, especially for the faction of youth in our country.

Towards that goal, we have joined hands with other like-minded people and organisations, so we can curate and produce quality classical music and dance events, support emerging artists, and maintain the enthusiasm around our artistic heritage.

Some of our key associations partner up with us for physical and online events, some of them assist emerging artists through our digital platform, while still  others have jointly hosted global talent hunts to scout for uncut gems.

RFPA puts artists on the forefront, and our key associations help us take steps towards achieving out objectives.

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Join Our Community

Interested in Rithwik Foundation for Performing Arts? Become a part of our team! Currently we are open to collaborations from artists and volunteers, each collaboration packaged with lots of exciting opportunities. We also offer four types of special memberships, each with its own plethora of benefits.

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