Culture, Literature, and the Creative Process all Meet at Kutchi Mijaaj
Kutchi Mijaaj is the biggest and largest Kutchi Literature & Music Festival devoted to the Kutchi people, showcasing their cultural and literary accomplishments. This vibrant event celebrates language, literature, art, and ideas, and is presented by Krup Music, Give Vacha, and Krup Publishing. The festival has become a creative hub, thanks to the tireless efforts of its dynamic directors, Dr. Krupesh Thacker and Dr. Pooja Thacker, who have successfully brought together renowned writers, poets, researchers, artists, and musicians from the Kutchi diaspora and beyond. It is also known as ‘Kutchi Sahitya Sangeet Parv’.
A Rich Tapestry of Literature and Music
‘Kutchi Mijaaj’ is a meeting place for artists and thinkers to share their work and engage in deep conversation. The festival includes a broad assortment of programs, ranging from book releases and author readings to panel discussions and poetry recitals as well as the presentation of Kutchi literature with modern music. It’s a hub for bookworms and music lovers, encouraging open dialogue and stimulating curiosity with its welcoming atmosphere.
Promoting Kutchi Culture
One of the main goals of Kutchi Mijaaj is to preserve and disseminate the rich cultural heritage of the Kutchi people. With a variety of cultural events, musical performances, and traditional activities, the festival captures the spirit of Kutchi culture. The lavish culture and heritage that have been passed down through the years will be visible to the attendees.
Empowering Emerging Voices
In addition to being a gathering for renowned poets, writers, and musicians, the Kutchi Mijaaj festival provides a platform for upcoming artists to exhibit their work. In order to provide support to aspiring writers and artists as they strive to establish a successful career in their chosen profession, the festival organizes mentoring programs, workshops, and open mics.
Festival Quote: “Panjo Mijaaj, Kutchi Mijaaj.” written by Dr. Krupesh Nayna Shashikant.
A Global Perspective
Despite its fundamentals in Kutchi customs and heritage, Kutchi Mijaaj adopts a universal perspective. It promotes intercultural comprehension through the inclusion of international experts and performers who deliver their perspectives. The festival enhances the intellectual ambiance and broadens the perspectives of participants through an examination of the interdependence among multiple cultures.
Krup Music, Give Vacha, and Krup Publishing
The remarkable achievements of Kutchi Mijaaj can be ascribed to the diligent efforts of Krup Music, Give Vacha, and Krup Publishing. Krup Music, a well-known name in the music industry, provides musical performances and other creative expressions to enhance the event. A literary advocacy group recognized as Give Vacha helps to arrange thought-provoking talks and panel discussions. The festival’s standing as a focus of literary innovation is mostly upheld by Krup Publishing, which serves as a hub for writers and book releases.
Kutchi Mijaaj is more than a celebration; it’s an exciting fusion of many elements of language, music, art, and culture. The festival has flourished because of Dr. Krupesh and Dr. Pooja Thacker’s foresight, making its imprint on the international literary scene and serving as a model for future generations.
Season 1 – December 2023
Advisory Board: Dr. Shashikant Thacker
Festival Director: Dr. Krupesh Thacker, Dr. Pooja Thacker
Program Creator: Krup Productions, Krup Music, Krup Films
Label Partner: Krup Music
Branding Partner: GLCC
NGO Partner: Give Vacha Foundation
Digital Partner: Esy ID