The idea of this festival is to get together the sounds of Sufi, Soul, Folk, Roots, Folk -influenced Rock, Fusion Contemporary, Ethnic, besides other innovations, traditions and reinterpretations of the world music scene; to create an unforgettable occasion of this global ocean of music.

The First International Music Festival, first of its kind, was considered an important festival in south East Asia with its venue set in the historic city of Lahore. Lahore has always served as a good meeting point for both Eastern and Western artists.

The Festival required 200 participants from at least 15 countries from around the world while participation from Pakistan will consist of more than 150 represented representing from all over the country.

FOREIGN GROUPS
Barre En Bloc
Wakeelzada
Farida Parveen
Oriental Mood
Danseteatret Tersichore
Buf Grol
Rena Meyer-Wiel
Leonardo D’ Amico
Franco Dell’ Amore
Trisutji Kamal Ensemble
Naze & Oriental Mood
Knut Reiersrud, Iver Kleive
Roots of Communication
Dario Cortese
Dr. Pandit W.D. Amaradeva
Galata Mevlevi Music & Sema Ensemble Group
Defunkt Jass
Uzbek Music Delegation
Stella Chiweshe

Austria
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Denmark
Denmark
France
Germany
Italy
Italy
Indonesia
Denmark
Norway
Switzerland
Slovenia
Sri Lanka
Turkey
USA
Uzbekistan
Zimbabwe
LOCAL GROUPS
Abida Parveen
Shah Ja Rag’s Faqirs
Anwar vistro
Sarwar Ghafoor
Iqrar Waheed Ali
Khan Master Nadeem Hussain
Akbar Khameso Khan
Ustad Sher Miandan Khan
Pathanay Khan
Krishan Lal Bhail
Mansoor Malangi
Allah Dita Lonay Wala
Zarsanga

Khan Taseer Khan
Rytham Waves Archastr Group
Abbas Jutt - Fazal Jutt
Bakshi Jawaid Salamaq Qawarl Group
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Ustad Hussaib Buksh Gullo
Ustad Muabrik Ali Khan
Ustad Ghulam Hussain Shagan
Ustad Salamat Ali Khan
Ustad Fateh Ali Khan (Hyderabadi)
Hamid Ali Bail
Ustad Hamid Ali Khan
Shahida Parveen
Jahangir Band