Every year Rajarani Music Festival is organised by the Department of Tourism in association with
Organizations like Odisha Sangeet Natak Academi, Bhubaneswar Music Circle, NALCO and the Union Ministry of Tourism. The festival is celebrated in the Rajarani Temple complex in Bhubaneshwar. Various famous vocalists and instrumentalists from across the country came to perform at the Rajarani Music Festival. Along with music ancient complex provides a dramatic atmosphere with its beautiful sculptures. The evenings of concerts arranged for the occasion are relaxing, entertaining and model evating. The musical evenings dazzle with awesome performances by the great maestros of Indian classical music creating an allegory of “darbari gayans” (musical performances in an Indian king’s court) of age old histories.
Rajarani Music Festival is a very well known festivity of Orissa. The credit for organizing it goes to the Department of Tourism, Orissa; in collaboration with other organizations like Bhubaneswar Music Circle, Orissa Sangeet Natak Academy, NALCO and the Union Ministry of Tourism. The Raja Rani temple complex of Bhubaneswar, which dates back to the eleventh century, serves as the venue of this musical concert. The aim of the festival is to showcase the glorious tradition of Indian classical music.
Rajarani Music Festival is characterized by awesome performances by the connoisseurs of Indian classical music. The musical performances that are held here resemble the settings resemble the Darbari Gayans (musical performances in the court of a king). Eminent personalities, consisting of instrumentalists and vocalists, participate enthusiastically in this festival and every year, they give fantastic performances. The festival has been attracting not just the locals, but the tourists also.
Bhubaneswar is well connected by air, rail and road to the rest of India. The modern Biju Patnaik airport is being extended to receive wide bodied aircraft, and one may well see international charters landing here soon.