Participants

Shri Arun Budhiraja - Founder Krishna Prerna introduces ace flutist Pt Ronu Majumdar ji as an accomplished singer to the surprise of the audience at the 3rd Raasrang World Flute Festival - 2012
Gopis from Vrindavan welcomed every guest to the festival tradionally with mongra ittar.mathura ke pedas, kadam ke phool and a decorated flute especially made with blessing of Mother's of Vrindavan
Distingushed audience - L-R - Shri Praveen Goyal ji , Grammy Nominee Nawang Khechog, Srilanka High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam,Festival Director Arun Budhiraja, Minister for Culture Ms Shielja Kumari, Vice Chancellor SVYASA University Dr H R Nagendra ji ,Dr Manjunath ji & Acharya Rabindra ji.
' Guruji' Vice Chancellor Svyasa University conducting ' Bansiyog ' an inspired initiative by Krishna Prerna combining Yoga & Flute.
Grammy Nominee Nawang Khechog held the audience enthralled with his specialty - The Meditative Flute.
ROOTS : A special 6 member team from North East led by Dipak Sarma presented folk music of North East of India.
Dipak Sarma and Team introducing the languishing heritage wind instruments of North East of India. A special feature of the festival
Our young announcers. They hold the stage with their infectious enthusiasm.
Water man ' Rajinder Singh & Water enthusiast ace photographer Rahul Gajjar - discuss an end to our water woes thru Rahul's stunning photo exhibition ' Champaner' inaugurated at the 3rd Raasrang World Flute Festival.
Nature's child Steev Kindwald captures the sounds of the wild as he plays a variety of wind instruments.
Young prodigy Riaz Khan carrying forward the full throated voice of his Guru & father Shri Anwar Khan
BLOW - A spirited & elective performance combining the sounds & melodies from different parts of the world. Young artists ensemble under talented Suhail Yusuf Khan.
Aysa from Russia, Nathalie from Mexico and Ritesh Prasanna from India. Different flutes with one harmonious melody.
Pt Praveen Godhkindhi on ' God's Bansi ' India's only contraband Baas Flute. Raasrang World Flute Festival was privileged to host it's unveiling.
Jai Ho Naveen Kumar ! ' The audience loved his Bollywood tunes & danced enthusiastically to his vibrant performance.
Tagaram Bheel held the audience captive literally with one breadth! That's all he takes to play complicated Algauza or double flute.
Serene monks recreated the pristine environs of Sikkim by blowing the long horns.
Audience as performers. The expat and other communities participated in a special performance designed by Sharon Lowen, titled Raasleela
Festival Director Arun Budhiraja explains the different languishing wind instruments displayed to H E Burak Akçapar, Ambassador of Turkey to India
No boundaries between the rural and the urban. This jugal bandhi had the audience on their feet.
Burcu Karadag from Turkey on the Ney mesmerized the gathering with poignant Turkish melodies
Times of India Executive President Shri Rahul Kansal expresses his pride and joy at being associated with Raasrang World Flute Festival from the very inception.
Founder Krishna Prerna Shri Arun Budhiraja greets Chief Minister of Delhi at the Grand Finale of the festival held at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan.
Shri Arun Budhiraja welcoming the President of India H E Pranab Mukherjee at the finale of 3rd edition of Raasrang World Flute Festival held at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan.
Dr Suresh Goel, DG ICCR addresses the audience. The support & encouragement of ICCR is deeply appreciated.
Unveiling ' Flute on World' - specially designed art work by award winning sculptor, Professor Biman Das at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan.
Special ensemble performed at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan - Pt.Praveen Godhkindhi, Naveen Kumar, Burcu Karadag and children from Sandipanai School Vrindavan singing Ma Tuje Salaam
President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee and Pt Ronu Majumdar & Festival Director - Arun Budhiraja with performers who made this magical evening possible.
Founder Krishna Prerna Foundation - Shri Arun Budhiraja welcomes H E Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam & Dr A S Pillai to the special preview of 3rd Raasrang World Flute Festival
H E Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam set the note with encouraging words and his presence at a special preview at BrahMos
Krishna Prerna is indeed honoured to have performed at BrahMos
Kannan & team from Tanjore at the inauguration with temple music setting the tone of festivity.
Dr Karan Singh admiring ' Flute on World ' at the inauguration of 3rd Raasrang World Flute Festival.
Understanding & appreciating the melody of languishing wind instruments of India. A special endeavor to collect and display over 40 such wind instruments of India.
Guest of Honor Princess of Bikaner Siddhi Kumari ji addressing the gathering on the finale of the 3rd Raasrang World Flute Festival, Lotus Temple, New Delhi.
Briefing session of Volunteers and seeking blessings in Vrindavan before the start of the festival in New Delhi
Young Flautist Rajat Prasanna at the innaugral of the 3rd Raasrang World Flute Festival
ROOTS - A special feature of the festival encourages music enthusiast to interact and learn finer nuances from the participating artists.
Shri Abhay Phagre from Bhopal has extended his support and participated in Raasrang World Flute Festival from it's inception. We applaud his spirit.
Dr Geeta producer of the festival proposes a vote of thanks on the final day of the 6 day festival held in Vrindavan, New Delhi, Kolkatta and Trivandrum and had over 11,000 guests enjoying the performance of 52 participants.

Krishna Prerna presents 3rd edition of Raasrang World Flute Festival under the patronage of Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia and celebrates the theme - Love Peace Water. Our endeavor in this festival is to interpret one universal language through the other. The Flute, an instrument of divine seduction, will draw you to your center. Come lose and find yourself with us at Raasrang World Flute Festival. - Arun Budhiraja, Founder – Krishna Prerna Charitable Trust
Our Inspirations
Pedro Eustache from Venezuela
Pedro Eustache from Venezuela
Pandit Raghunath Seth
Pandit Raghunath Seth
Naveen Kumar
Naveen Kumar
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia
Pt. Pannalal Ghosh
Pt. Pannalal Ghosh
Sir James Galway
Sir James Galway
Pandit Ronu Majumdar
Pandit Ronu Majumdar
Ian Anderson
Ian Anderson
Pandit Raghunath Prasanna
Pandit Raghunath Prasanna
Andrea Griminelli
Andrea Griminelli
David Philpson
David Philpson
Pandit Vijayraghav Rao
Pandit Vijayraghav Rao
Shashank Subramanium
Shashank Subramanium
A R Rahman
A R Rahman
A R Rahman
A R Rahman
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