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Ravi Shankar Centre Festival

New Delhi, India–Dedicated to the late George Harrison on his 67th birthday, the Ravi Shankar Centre holds its annual festival, featuring artists working in the Indian classical music and dance tradition. Including performances by Tanmoy Bose, Prasun Chatterjee, Vino Lele, Paromita Mukherjee, Rupak Kumar Parida, Ramachandra Behera, Jubabar Mishra, Agoimitra Behera, Arun Menon, Eswar Ramakrishman, Ramesh Babu, Mangal Prasad, Lakesh Anand, Vikash Babu, Pramod Prasanna, Romen Deka, Utpal Ghoshal, Swapnamoy Bannerjee, Rajendra Prasanna, Jazmin (Seth Blumberg, Armando Cepeda, Jesse Charnow, Leo Dombecki, Bodisattva Ghosh, Kenji Ota), Divya Shiva Sundar, Kushal Das, Shalini Patnaik, Sarathi Chatterjee, Parimal Sadaphal, Sanjeev Shankar, Saswati Sen. Supported by the Material World…

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The Ravi Shankar Foundation Launches Independent Recording Label

New York, NY–The Ravi Shankar Foundation proudly announces the launch of East Meets West Music (EMWMusic). With the creation of EMWMusic, Ravi Shankar bridges any divide between his recorded music and his audience. With unique access to an astonishing archive featuring thousands of hours of live performance audio, film footage, interviews, and studio masters, the legendary sitarist and composer hopes to provide a glimpse into what has most inspired and shaped him in his 70-plus years on stage. And, in keeping with Ravi’s dedication to looking forward and not back, EMWMusic provides a vibrant platform for new artists, projects, and collaborations. “There is something beautiful about…

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Ravi Shankar Receives First-Ever George Harrison Humanitarian Award

After his October performance at Carnegie Hall with Anoushka, Ravi was honored with the first-ever George Harrison Humanitarian Award. The award was presented by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF. Ravi was recognized for his unprecedented efforts in saving the lives of children, and his involvement with the Concert for Bangladesh. Organized by George Harrison and inspired by Ravi Shankar, the Concert marked the ground-breaking collaboration by rock musicians for a common humanitarian cause. READ MORE >>

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