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HAPPY & BLESSED DIWALI to all our fans of Indian Classical Music !

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on November 11, 2015

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We wish all our fans & music lovers of Indian Classical music, their families + friends
a HAPPY & BLESSED DIWALI 2015 ! – May we look beautiful new music ahead 🙂 

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HAPPY & BLESSED DIWALI to all our fans of Indian Classical Music !

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on November 1, 2013

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We wish all our fans & music lovers of Indian Classical music, their families + friends
a HAPPY & BLESSED DIWALI 2013 ! – May we look beautiful new music ahead 🙂 

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Hamburg: DIWALI Programm 2013 (09.11.)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on October 31, 2013

! Terminvorankündigung für das Hamburger Diwali-Fest 2013: 09.11.2013 – 19:00 Uhr !

Das Diwali-Fest ist eine gemeinsame Veranstaltung von Indian Festival Committee Hamburg e.V. und Hanseatic India Forum e.V. (@Facebook) in Kooperation mit dem Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg.

(Infos siehe PDF-Flyer)

Diwali – Das Indische Lichterfest | Feierlichkeit & Tanzabend

Diwali-India-1-200-smallDiwali, das Lichterfest, ist eines der bedeutendsten Feste der Hindus. Auf dem indischen Subkontinent wird das Fest sehr unterschiedlich, oft über mehrere Tage hinweg, gefeiert. Diwali verheißt den Sieg des Lichts über Dunkelheit und verweist auf das Erkennen eigener innerer Stärken.

Wir begehen Diwali in diesem Jahr mit einem Ritual, klassischem indischen Tanz von Deodatt Persaud (Kathak) und Yamina Padmanabhan (Bharatanatyam) sowie einer modernen Bollywood-Performance von Pari Productions (Tatjana Wegner).

In der Pause können Sie sich mit indischen Snacks stärken!

Kosten: € 22 | € 18 erm. (Speisen ohne Getränke inkl.)
Kinder von 6-12 Jahren | € 10
VVK ab dem 1. November im Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg
Keine Vorreservierung möglich!

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Indian Festival Committee Hamburg eV
Altwiedenthaler Hoehe 31B
21149 Hamburg
+49-40-861183
Email: ifchamburgev@gmail.com

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India Music Week (N.Y.): LADIES SPINNING (the turn tables)… Women in Indian Electronic Music (Essay)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on October 12, 2013

One of six essays by Indian sound enthusiast and radio host ElJay Arem, exploring Indian/Eruopean electronic musical crossfertilizations… _________________________________________________________________________________

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LADIES SPINNING (the turn tables)… Women in Indian Electronic Music (IEM)

Author: ElJay Arem (emusic [at] imcradio.net)

Asian Underground… 

In the chronological process with reference to the beginning of Indian electronic music in 1996-1997 let us first pay reference to the lady without whom one could hardly imagine the beginning of the “Asian Underground”…

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Ethno Techno…

Beside Sweety Kapoor a dazzling figure is Natasha Atlas. This artist with Moroccan origin and a distinctive individual profile was born in 1964 in Belgium. Natasha identifies herself with the Sufism, a mystic spiritual form of the Islam…

Trance Electronica…

The Iranian musician and singer Azam Aliafgerad, simply Azam Ali grew up in the Indian Federal State Maharashtra after birth in Teheran and emigration to India at the age of four…

Asian fusion…

Before we turn to the recent generation of musicians let’s present the last Grand lady of Indian descent. Sheila Chandra was born in April 1965 in London. With the initial members Steve Coe on the piano and Martin Smith on guitar Sheila had setup the formation Monsoon in spring 1981…

(North) Indian Classics…

Following the minimalistic sound of Sheila Chandra we turn to the generation of the 80th. Here a very well-known name crosses our path: the Sitar player Anoushka Shankar. She was born in June 1981 in London as the daughter of the probably most famous Sitar maestro of North Indian Classics – Ravi Shankar…

Banghra…

In the Hip Hop and R’n’B scene of London Veronica Metha is simply known as Veronica or “Miss V” as expressed by the title of the recent CD project…

Fully length of article read as following PDF. – Let’s Vibe !

(Source: 10/2013 – IMW – India Music Week | Essays)

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Hamburg: Durga Puja Programm 2013 (10.10.-19.10.)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on October 10, 2013

Durga Puja

Das Indian Festival Committee Hamburg e.V. lädt alle Indien-Interessierten und Indienfreunde mit ihren Familien ein zum 10-tägigen DURGA PUJA- FEST (Verehrung der Göttin Durga).

Durga Puja Programm 2013 (10.-19.10.2013)

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10.10.13: Eröffnung 18.00 Uhr Abendandacht

(Kurze Vorstellung zu Ehren der renommierten Poeten aus West Bengal – Rabindranath Tagore und Kazi Nazrul Islam)

Freitag – MAHA SAPTAMI
11.10.13: Morgenandacht 12.00 Uhr | Abendandacht 19.00 Uhr

(Nach der Verteilung von Puja und Prasad: Programm von Kindern.)

Samstag – MAHA ASHTAMI
12.10.13: Morgenandacht 12.00 Uhr | Shandhi Puja 19.00 Uhr | Abendandacht 19.30 Uhr

(Nach dem Abendessen: Kathak Tanzvorstellung Chaitali Ray (Kolkata).)

Sonntag – MAHA NABAMI
13.10.13: Morgenandacht 12.00 Uhr | Abendandacht 19.00 Uhr

(Nach der Verteilung von Puja und Prasad: Tanz- und Gesangsvorstellungen einer indischen Frauen-Ensembles.)

Montag – VIJAYA DASHAMI
14.10.13: Morgenandacht 12.00 Uhr | Abendandacht 18.00 Uhr

(Nach 18:00 Uhr: Sindoor Utsav und Durga Protima Baran, Dhak, Musik und Tanz.)

Samstag – LAXMI PUJA
19.10.13: Abendandacht 17.30 Uhr

Nach den Abendandachten wird indisches Essen gereicht. Zur Deckung der Kosten wird um eine Spende gebeten.

Kontakt:

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Indian Festival Committee Hamburg eV
Altwiedenthaler Hoehe 31B
21149 Hamburg
+49-40-861183
Email: ifchamburgev@gmail.com

! Terminvorankündigung für das Diwali-Fest 2013: 09.11.2013 – 19:00 Uhr (Infos siehe PDF-Flyer) !

Das Diwali-Fest ist eine gemeinsame Veranstaltung von Indian Festival Committee Hamburg e.V. und Hanseatic India Forum e.V. (@Facebook) in Kooperation mit dem Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg.

Download the Flyer as PDF…

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WORLD’S LARGEST BHANGRA DANCE / Launch on 6th Oct of the India Music Week (N.Y.)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on October 5, 2013

WORLD’S LARGEST BHANGRA DANCE

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TELL EVERYONE! Start PRACTICING

Join DJ Rekha as she sets the Guinness World Record for The Largest Bhangra Dance Sunday afternoon, Oct 6, at 5pm! It all takes place at the South Street Seaport – walk to the end of John or Fulton Streets, the stage is next to the big black sailing ship, ‘Peking.’ The hot dance set starts at 5 with music, dancing and a practice session in preparation for setting the record. Bring a crew and join 10,000 others for this fun and family friendly event. Don’t forget to post, chat, tweet, blog, ms, crowd, face all your friends…

The World’s Largest Bhangra Dance is part of India Music Week, Oct 6-13, organized by The ARChive of Contemporary Music. (www.arcmusic.org) – a full week of concerts, radio shows and academic events occurring around the world to celebrate the importance and beauty of Indian music.

 DETAILED INDIVIDUAL DANCE MOVES

BHANGRA DANCE moves WITH MUSIC

DJ RekhaDJ Rekha is a producer, curator and educator based in New York City. She is the founder of “Basement Bhangra™, Bollywood Disco and co-founder of Mutiny Club nights. She was named “Ambassador of Bhangra” by the New York Times. Rekha was the sound designer for the TONY award-winning Broadway Show, “Bridge and Tunnel” and the associate producer for the NPR Radio Documentary, “A Feet in Two Worlds.” Her debut album, DJ Rekha presents Basement Bhangra was released in 2007. In 2009, DJ Rekha was inducted into the New York City’s Peoples’ Hall of Fame. Her record label Beat Bazaar Music issued its debut single release, Pyar Baile worldwide in Nov. 2011. She hasplayed for President Obama and has shared the stage with M.I.A., John Legend, Francios K, Sasha, Outkast, and many more. She has curated events for Celebrate Brooklyn, Central Park Summerstage and has performed internationally. You can see her perform live the first Thursdays at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City and hear her weekly podcast Bhangra and Beyond onwww.breakthruradio.com You can see some DJ Rekha videos here

 It takes a great many great people to swing an event like this – Dave Sharma’s foundation as a master percussionist is only one feather in his expansive musical cap. Having performed globally with a wide array of artists, including Escort, Moby, Cheap Trick, Kailash Kher have made him one of NYC’s most in-demand performers and producers. DJ Rekha and Dave Sharma are frequent collaborators and musical comrades. They recently joined forces to create a genre-defyingdance floor banger with a remix of “Exotic,” Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra’s single,featuring Pitbull.

Achinta S. McDaniel is a pioneer of contemporary Indian dance in the United States, working as a leading choreographer on both screen and stage for more than a decade. Her work appears in feature films, commercials, music videos, and live theatrical dance productions from Los Angeles to Mumbai. She has worked with Bollywood stars and choreographed for popular TV shows, like “The Amazing Race.” In 1999, McDaniel founded Blue13 Dance Company, the country’s first contemporary Bollywood dance ensemble, developing her signature Bollywood-Tech™ style. Blue13 has performed to sold-out audiences from Las Vegas to Paris.

The Association of Indians in America (AIA) is the oldest national association of Asian Indians in America. The New York chapter was founded in 1968, and for more than 25 years the group has been organizing an annual Diwali festival. The organization showcases India’s rich cultural traditions and supports charitable work.

Molecule Communications, based in Mumbai and New York City, is a respected resource within the entertainment industry bridging East and West, fostering international dialogue and facilitating collaborations among artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and industry professionals. Molecule Communications produces special events and conferences such as Ticket to Bollywood to educate aspiring artists, filmmakers and musicians and provide networking opportunities on an international scale. We aim to connect people to global opportunities related to India’s history and connect the global community through Bollywood film, extending from India to the entire Subcontinent (Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan) and Afghanistan, Canada, the United States and South America. Thanks to Ajay Shrivastav for all his help.

RECORDS ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN

(Source: 10/2013 – India Music Week (IMW))

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