'Elephanta Festival': Indian classical meets western Jazz

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation organised the cultural 'Elephanta Festival' at the historical site of the Elephanta Caves near Mumbai where audiences are being treated to an exotic blend of Indian classical music performances to dance fusions with western jazz. The two day festival kicked off on Saturday was inaugurated by State's Minister of Public Works and Special Assistance Department, Chhagan Bhujbal. The participation by international artists like saxophone player George Brooks and jazz musician Elie Afif in Indian art forms left the audience spellbound.