11th edition of Baul Fakiri mela will be held at Bannabagram Baul Ashram near Gushkara in Purba Bardhaman. Soulful voices of the Bauls and Fakirs, the tunes of Dotara, earthy touch of the Ashram make Baul Fakiri Utsav an ideal setting for music lovers. Around 250 Bauls & Fakirs from Bardhaman, Birbhum, Bankura, Murshidabad and Nadia will be at the festival. International, National and local folk musicians and audience join the festival. Visitors can enjoy Baul discourse and music at the multiple small gatherings and also enjoy the concert. The mela is free and open to all.
Nov 27 – Inauguration at 4 pm, music till 8 pm.
Nov 28 – Prabhati in the morning, music & discourse at 10 am to 1 pm, and concert at 4 pm to 8 pm.
Nov 29 – Prabhati in the morning, music & discourse at 10 am to 12 noon, followed by 60 minutes of closing musical programme (Milan).