SUR VASUDHA (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 - IR)

News-CRUX-10     28th August 2023        
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Context: The Prime Minister has praised ‘Sur Vasudha’, a musical marvel, performed in honour of the delegates of the G20 Culture Ministers' Meeting in Varanasi.

  • The Culture Working Group’s first meeting was held in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, followed by two more in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar and Hampi in Karnataka

Key Points

  • A performance by the G20 Global Orchestra, titled ‘Sur Vasudha’, celebrating the musical heritage of the member nations of the bloc and invitee countries will be presented in the temple town on Saturday evening.
  • The orchestra consisted of musicians from 29 G20 member and invitee countries. 
  • It has celebrated the musical traditions with diverse instruments and vocalists singing in their native languages. 
  • The orchestra's enchanting tunes embodied the spirit of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" - the world is one family.
  • The Varanasi Culture meetings have created an opportunity to discuss multi-dimensional global relations related to the cultural sector.