Festival of Bharat, a four-day festival to be held in Rajasthan from March 1-4 next year will celebrate the essence of the country.

Backed by Ministry of Tourism’s Incredible India campaign and supported by The Art of Living, the first edition of the gala will take place at the Tijara Fort-Palace . It will consist of a live music festival, literary fest talks and debates, yoga retreat, organic Holi party and organic food fest.

Among some of the performers will be renowned Indian classical flautist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and Grammy-winning Hindustani classical music instrumentalist Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.

There will also be performances by crossover artistes Prem Joshua and Band, Aditya Prakash Ensemble — known for its jazz and Indian classical music fusion, Sanskrit music band Dhruvaa Sanskrit Band, Chennai-based violinist and vocalist Karthick Iyer and his band and sitarist and a virtuoso cellist and composer Shubendra Rao and Saskia Rao De Haas respectively.

Jasu Khan from Barmer, Rajasthan, will also perform, apart from Mumbai-based Indian pop rock band Sanam.