The renowned music director of Kannada cinema ‘Accident’, Global Humanitarian Artist award winner, 3500 commercials, Pride of Karnataka, Youth Icon, performer at United Nations General Assembly of ‘Shanthi Samsara’, Ricky Kej the Grammy award winner is getting new distinction by hosting India’s largest environment and sustainability festival sponsored by Round Glass under ‘Samsara Festival 2017’.
The Ricky Kej a conservationist ‘Roundglass Samsara Festival 2017’ is held in Bengaluru from October 2 to October 11, It is environmental, art exhibitions, film festivals, music concert and summit – all with the theme of environment and conservation.
On the occasion of 60th year of Vidhana Soudha - The biggest to come and for the first time in India is a summit at Legislative Council of Karnataka and in front of the majestic building Vidhana Soudha there will be international standard music, it is on the steps in his childhood Ricky Kej was eating pea nuts from Class 4 to 8 standards on his visits with his father.
The nine days festival will be bringing in legislators, scientists, film makers, artists, environmentalist, innovators, musicians, world leaders, industry leaders, media and other important change makers in the society.
The Roundglass Samsara Festival will be held at National institute of Advanced studies, IISC, Suchitra Cinema and cultural academy, National gallery of Modern Art, UB City and inside and outside of Vidhana Soudha – the seat of power.
Among all the first of its kind in Indian history is a summit in Legislative Council with 200 plus seating capacity is taking place on 7th of October from 9 am to 2 pm.
For the state, national and international music concert the big names like B Jayasri, Dr Suma Sudheendra, MD Pallavi, BS Arun Kumar, Rocky Dawuni of Ghaana, Varijasri, Sumarani, Venugopal, Charanraj, Manoj George, Chaitra HG, Raghavendra Hegde, Monks of Sherabling, Tibet, The raveolution string section, Green wood High international School children will be participating in one hour and fifteen minutes musical extravaganza – the music concert on the steps of Vidhana Soudha is also for the first time.
At the presentation on the festival Ricky Kej addressed the media and the special song on river Cauvery will be one of the highlights he says. Dr HSV has written this song, the song Baa Maleye Baa…penned by Dr BR Lakshman Rao is also a nature song according to Ricky Kej which he composed for ‘Accident’ Kannada cinema. This song will be delivered by music director Charanraj.
The National Geography is also associated with this massive program envisaged by Ricky Kej.
Mr Baldev Singh and Karthik of Smarter Dharma also addressed the media on the concept of Ricky Kej. This will be a landmark and benchmark is the opinion expressed by two speakers.