Navratri campaign: Honour the woman
next to you
First Lady Mellisa Santokhi-Seenacherry
A documentary on skin color discrimination
I bow down again and again to the Goddess who is manifest in all creatures as strength and powerThis year, nine women will reflect on Navratri in a different way. We will do this by drawing attention to the Forgotten People, the Yezidis. We will worship Goddess Durga...
DesiYUP did an exclusive interview with the First Lady of Republic Suriname, Mellisa Santokhi-Seenacherry. The film (12 mins) is made during her recent visit to The Netherlands. And introduces the viewer to the First Lady, how she will support her husband, the newly-elected President Chandrikapersad Santokhi, during his presidential term of 5 years. The First Lady requests the Surinamese Diaspora community to join hands and help rebuild their country.
Sharing Meaningful Music expresses the search for inner peace and attaining happiness. Music fuels us with new energy to keep us going and conquer the daily challenges that the metropole lifestyle gifts us. In this artwork the bridges integrate two concepts.
DesiYUP is featured on the Open Rotterdam online platform called Festival TV. Because many concerts have been canceled. due to the Corona Virus outbreak, many people have gone digital to experience culture and art. This is DesiYUP's contribution to the online...
In the Dutch National Newspaper one of DesiYUP’s loyal visitor’s Aruna Jagesar (aka Rotterdam’s culture vulture) was featured for her experience at the DesiYUP concert: The Many Faces of Love.
The International Film Festival Rotterdam hosted the screening of the film Shut Up Sona by Deepti Gupta. The film follows singer and composer Sona Mohapatra in her quest for equality and her journey through India to find her message of empowerment in the mystics of...
“Playing music with others or enjoying live music stimulates the cuddle hormone oxytocin.” Everybody knows what stress is, but most of us find it difficult to prevent stress or lower down our stress levels. Stress is a general activation reaction to a stimulus...
MInDZ (“Muziek in de Zorg”) is a project of Dino and Teun, two Erasmus MC medical students. The purpose of this project is to develop music-based understanding by organizing lectures and attending concerts.
MAM (Music as Medicine) Foundation is doing research on music as an innovative method for medical treatments in and outside the medical health care system their research is ‘evidence based’.