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A brief encounter with Indian Prime Minister Modi

My one on one interaction with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can be stated as an epic moment. On the 27th of June 2017 he visited The Hague for just halve a day. A brand new sports campus was chosen by the Embassy of India to organize PM’s welcome. In total 3000...

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Pandit Chaurasia meets Ambassador Venu Rajamony

Ambassador Venu Rajamony welcomed by Padma Vibhushan Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia in the Netherlands. Panditji informed the ambassador about the art and music culture in the Netherlands and his 27 year long association with World Music Department WMDC (Codarts) in...

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COLOR MY BAG work + shelter session

WORK+SHELTER is a cut & sew factory, and a safe space for women in Delhi, India. The women receive training and earn a fair wage   In collaboration with WORK + SHELTER and as part of the concert program 'Hindi Cinema Classics with Navin Kundra', there is the...

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India is the future

DesiYUP attended a couple of events in the past few weeks. One of these was a seminar organized by the Metropool Regio Amsterdam, India Connected and Amsterdam Trade in Pakhuis De Zwijger. The main question of this gathering was ‘how should we look at India’. Experts with different work backgrounds shared their personal stories about working in India and understanding the complex way of life in India. It was an evening of discussing ideas such as working, living and doing business in India. From 13 till 18 of November Amsterdam will organize a India Business Journey to Bombay and Pune.

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Behind the scenes drama: A Musical Journey to the Top

This Musical Journey to the Top was all about believing, giving and learning. Believing that an idea can manifest with the help and guidance of trusted well-wishers. Giving local musicians a respected stage to bring out the best of them is a great way to increase awareness in general. Teaching students that you can learn from experience and not just through theory.

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Five days till Musical Journey to the Top

The rehearsals and preparations of the upcoming concert: A Musical Journey to the Top, are well on their way. It’s been a long road for the four rising talents, Priyanka, Geeta, Kishen and Akhlesh and they are eager to entertain you and have you as part of their journey.

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