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Desh Raag is an original music competition conceptualized by the Rakshak Foundation, a  NGO to promote responsible citizenry. It aims at bringing forth original compositions which will evoke patriotic sentiments and sensitivity towards social issues which concern us all in the audience. Thus, the intention of the program is to support the music community and create music for a cause.

With the path-breaking success of Desh Raag 1.0, the bigger and better second edition, Desh Raag 2.0 is here!

Incentives for participation:

  • Prizes worth INR 4 lakhs, for the top 3 finalists. Because, we know your talent deserves its true worth.
  • If you see yourself in the league of those who performed live at Mood Indigo, Asia’s largest cultural festival in Desh Raag season 1 in front of 5000+ audience, here’s your chance toARR perform at bigger and better platforms!.
  • Opportunity to perform in front of musical maestros. Shankar Mahadevan, Indian Ocean Band, Prasoon Joshi, Pt.Vishwa Mohan Bhatt were the judges last year. Any chance to exhibit your talent in front of the bigwigs of the industry can not get bigger than this!
  • Publicity through print, radio and television for the winners!

The competition is being executed in two phases, the first phase being an online phase wherein participants will register their profile at the Desh Raag site. They will upload self-recorded compositions on the profile pages they make on the website and will be subsequently judged by experts.

The second phase will be an event in a live setting. We have attractive prizes for 3 finalists. Prizes will be in both cash and kind [vouchers, software, opportunities etc.


Listen to DR’s Season 1.0 songs here

Desh Raag 2.0 Teaser


Here’s your chance to participate in one of the biggest music revolutions in India. Don’t miss it!

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