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Songs of Struggle: Music in the service of people's movements in India
Date Saturday September 23
Time 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
India Community Center, Peacock Room
555 Los Coches Street
Milpitas, California
Event Type Speaker
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A talk and multi-media presentation by Dr. Subhendu Ghosh. Ghosh will speak about how music and drama have served to promote communal harmony and strengthen grassroots people's movements in India. He will discuss his own experience in founding and directing the Pratidhwani song group for the past 25 years, now with branches in several cities and towns in India.

Ghosh is also a Professor of biophysics at University of Hyderabad, India, a Hindustani classical vocalist under Padmashri Ustad Hafeez Ahmed Khan, and cultural and social activist.

Sponsored by: South Asians for Collective Action, Friends of South Asia, India Relief and Education Fund, Punjabi People’s Cultural Association
Added to the calendar on Saturday Sep 16th, 2006 2:42 PM
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