This 90-member group came into existence in 2016 and has experts from various fields, including 40 girls


Bio

Swastik Dhol Tasha Pathak is a professional instrumental group based out of the finance capital of India, Mumbai.

This 90-member group came into existence in 2016 and has experts from various fields, including 40 girls. A nine-year-old school student is their youngest member while the oldest is 40-year-old Nana sir, who has taught the group the nuances of dhol tasha performances.

The group's professional highlights include a performance before Tirupati Balaji and another before Kolhapur's goddess, Mahalaxmi, last year. They also donated a part of their earnings to orphans.

Armed with 60 dhols and 30 tashe, dhwaj and tol gadi, the Pathak has included the idli dosa taal and Madrasi taal to their traditional beats. The group has been practising at marketyard for last one and a half month.

Most recently, they introduced the bhajani theka and have also planned a surprise act on the last day.

Performances:

  • Guruji Talim Mandal
  • Gajanan Mitra Mandal
  • Mahesh Society
  • Bibvewadi
  • Parvati
  • Mukundnagar