One of the most prominent cultural festivals of Kolkata, the Dover Lane Music Festival of Indian classical music was started in year 1952 at Dover Lane of Ballygunge area. Over the years the venue has been moved to Nazrul Mancha and a voluntry and non-profit organization The Dover Lane Music Conference organizes the festival each year in the third week of January. For four consecutive nights the audience enjoys the performance of the famous maestros as well as the upcoming talent of Indian Classical Music.