Respect Festival

The 26th edition of the annual Respect Festival, held in the captivating city of Prague, Czech Republic on June 17-18, 2023, was graced by the mesmerising melodies of Rangamatir Baul. This renowned musical group enthralled the audience with their soulful performance. Set against the scenic backdrop of Rohansky Ostrov, located by the picturesque Vltava River, the venue’s lush greenery provided a serene atmosphere that enhanced the overall experience for festival-goers.

Impressed by Rina’s captivating display at In WOMEX 2022 in Portugal, the festival organisers wasted no time in securing Rangamatir Baul through the booking services of banglanatak dot com. Their performance was one of the highlights of this grand event. Alongside talented musicians from Bosnia, Romania, Brazil, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, Netherlands, and Ethiopia, Rangamatir Baul added their unique touch to the global music celebration, enriching the festival with diverse cultural experiences. On the first day of the festival, Rangamatir Baul, featuring the talented artists Rina Das Baul, Dibakar Das Baul, Purnendu Das, Khokan Das, and Arpan Thakur Chakraborty, took the stage and delivered a soul-stirring performance. Their heartfelt Baul music and folk instrumentals resonated with the audience, creating an unforgettable evening. Approximately 700 people were fortunate to witness this captivating concert and be transported by the enchanting melodies.

The Respect Festival offered much more than just captivating musical performances. Attendees were treated to a delightful circus workshop, a vibrant games zone for kids, tantalising culinary delights, refreshing beverages, and an array of exquisite handicrafts. The festival created an immersive and engaging environment for all.