[About Nivaan Festival]
A 3-day Festival To Experience Handpan And World Music With A Blend Of Indian Classical Music
About Nivaan

“Music alone can take you to the highest” these were the words of the great Swami Vivekananda, seeding this thought in our minds Nivaan is Crafted With the generous support Handpan India – Community Of Indian Handpan Players.

Nivaan, India’s premiere Handpan and World Music Celebration.

Nivaan, or “holy” is an adjective used to describe something that is deemed sacred or divine, such is the stature of music in one’s life. The purity of belief in music is what this festival is about. Purity of hearts of artists and people who are organizing this festival. You can expect mesmerizing music and incredible Aura but also a fragment of our great land, India, the home of spiritual awakening, soul cleansing and abundant cultural heritage. 

A truly unprecedented experience which would include performances from globally renowned Handpan and Indian classical artists, numerous workshops and wellness sessions, spanning over a period of 3 days.

We would like to invite our extended family of Handpan enthusiasts and connoisseurs of music from all over the globe to come and experience our rich Indian culture and a unique blend of Handpan, Indian Classical Music & folk tunes.

Come and celebrate @ Nivaan – Handpan and World Music Celebration.

An Event By You, For You

Nivaan Festival is being organized under the “By you, for you” policy, there’s no chunk of profit , just pure music and a peaceful vibe to carry home. It’s pure “Keeda” (lit. Worm) a word metaphorically used to describe sheer passion, a passion for music that flows through the handpan revolutionaries Dipak Thakker and Gaurav Gupta and the PanIndia community.

So all that you spend comes straight back to you in the form of Happiness ,Spirituality and knowledge.

The Backbone

Dipak Thakkar

Dipak Thakkar, is a very passionate Handpan artist. He has an enviable collection of Handpans from the best makers around the world. He is an integral part of the Indian Handpan community and has generously been supporting local musicians and Handpan artists. Even though he is a Diamond Merchant & an entrepreneur in Surveillance Industry he has been in the music scene for a long time, organizing musical events with top level artists. He has been supporting and helping organize Indian Handpan Gatherings for the past 3 years. All his musical activities are not for profit events.


Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav Gupta, is a successful Entrepreneur in Fashion industry & huge Handpan enthusiast with his own growing collection of beautiful Handpans. Although he has never learnt music, but music flows in his veins. His Handpan playing style is very meditative and soothing. He is a very prominent member of the Handpan India community.

The Core

Vaibhav Chaturvedi

Vaibhav is a finance professional on sheets and a passionate musician. A successful Musicpreneur & Sound explorer one of the India’s youngest rhythm facilitator, A corporate trainer, rare instrument artist and a Tedx speaker.


Vikram Shastri

Vikram is a music composer and a handpan maker from Mumbai. He has composed music various for films, TV, Ad jingles over the past 15 years. He is one of the very few handpan makers from India. His instruments are called Mantra Handpans.