The famous Tansen Sangeet Samaroh is celebrated every year at the Tansen Tomb in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Tansen Samaroh is a platform where artists from all over India, gather and participate to deliver vocal and instrumental performances. The complete environment during the festival turns mystical with melodious music echoing. Music lovers from far and wide make it a point to be a part of this.

The Tansen Sangeet Samaroh is organized by the government of MP, in association with the Academy of the department of culture in MP.

During the festival, music lovers and artists from all over the world gather here to offer their bit of tribute to the all time music maestro Tansen.

Till date this festival has the honor of being the first and only musical sow that goes for days and nights.
The academy offers honors to senior celebrities and junior artists by including them in the Samaroh through their musical performances.

The passage of time has only glorified the status of this annual historic event. At present renowned artists from all over the country come here to perform and exhibit their excellence in turn mesmerizing the audience. The venue Gwalior, so chosen has retained Indian traditions and the wealth of music intact over the years. The famous Gwalior Gharana of music is inspired by the Tansen style of Music.

The event which is a musical extravaganza called Tansen Samaroh is an audio as well as visual treat, seeing the exemplary and renowned music expertise in artists all over India dedicating their bit of honor to the greatest ever musical mentor Tansen.


Tansen, a legendary exponent of the Hindustani classical music s dhrupad style, and member of emperor Akbar s Mughal court, was counted amongst one of the nine jewels of the royal court.

The magic of his honeyed voice was so intense that it made clouds rain with joy. His ragas (melodies) would light up lamps and held birds and animals spellbound. In remembrance of this exemplary artist there is a tomb constructed in Gwalior called the Tansen tomb. This is where the Tansen Music Festival or the Tansen Samaroh is organized every year. This annual music festival started way back in 1930s.

Time of Celebration

The Tansen Music festival or Tansen Samaroh is held every year in December. The experience of melodious music with chilling weather of autumn makes it an ecstatic one.

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