SPIC MACAY program on Sarod Wadan was held on 19th Jan, at 12.00 pm by Pandit Partho Sarothy, Sarod Exponent, Ashis Paul , Tabla Maestro, & SPIC MACAY Team in the Choturam Seminar Hall. All the HODs and faculty Members along with the III year students attended the musical concert.
The programme started with the lamp lightening and paying obeisance to the almighty for His blessings. Dy. Director RIET Dr Pawan Whig welcomed the guests with bouquet, he welcomed the students and faculty members and addressed the gathering with his welcome speech and briefed about Spic Macay and their cultural functions and other activities.
The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is a voluntary youth movement which promotes intangible aspects of Indian cultural heritage by promoting Indian classical music, classical dance, folk music, yoga, meditation, crafts and other aspects of Indian culture; it is a movement with chapters in over 300 towns all over the world. SPIC MACAY was established by Dr. Kiran Seth in 1977 at IIT Delhi.
It seeks to foster the traditional Indian values and to generate awareness of the cultural traditions and heritage of India. In order to achieve its goals, SPIC MACAY organizes concerts, lectures, demonstrations, workshops, informal discussions, and talks by eminent scholars and thinkers. These programs are hosted in schools and colleges with support of the local chapters of the organization.
The recital was extremely beautiful and the audience was enthralled by it. Both the instrumentalists Pandit Partho Sarothy and Ashis Paul presented a wonderful programme on the occasion.
The vote of thanks was given by Ms Vedika Sharma, Event coordinator.