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Manjiri Kelkar

Manjiri Kelkar

The young and golden-voiced Manjiri is the first winner of India's most highly regarded Bismillah Khan Award. In a short time, she has been invited – to the envy of older masters – to all 5 major Indian music festivals. She has a rare melodious voice and a fine sense of intonation and she moves, like the late Kesarbai Kerkar, with graceful ease from the purely sacred classical to the semi-classical romantic forms like Thumri and Tappa. "The spellbinding Manjiri stole the show with her melodious voice." The Hindu Manjiri is accompanied on the tabla by Milind Hingane and by Suyog Kundalkar on the harmonium.

Performances will also include:
  • Leaps Of Faith
  • Taize Chants sung in the Gurnia Kurnai Indigenous Language Senior Choir Lavalla Catholic College Traralgon
  • LDS Samoan Choir
  • Simone
  • Believer Slam
  • Sanctuary Ensemble
  • Closeness to God
  • Debu - All Together
  • Invocation for World Peace for Solo Cello - Michael Fitzpatrick
  • Bollywood Dancing bring the soul, mind and body in tune
  • Hindu Spirituality in Dance – Odissi Performance by Chandrabanu & 16 artists from 'Jambudvipa Ensemble' in Shaiva, Vaishnava and Shakta themes
  • Come into the Presence of God! A celebration of the Divine in Words, Music & Silence
  • Om Shanti Om
  • On The Way Of Love – Ruby performs music inspired by Rumi
  • Vivekanand
  • Le Carnaval Spirituel – Spiritual entertainment by members of the Hare Krishna Movement.
  • Wings of the Spirit in Concert

 

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