The ultimate cause of disease is stress

The ultimate cause of disease is stress

“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...
Rattan Chadha’s ‘Trouble in Paradise’ art exhibition

Rattan Chadha’s ‘Trouble in Paradise’ art exhibition

If there are great ideas being born I want to be part that”, Chadha    The Kunsthal Rotterdam collaborates for the first time with art collector Rattan Chadha. Last week, 7th of February 2019, the art exhibition centre organized an official opening to present...
Learn Leadership Skills like a Conductor

Learn Leadership Skills like a Conductor

“You need to have a deep understanding of music to be a conductor”     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...
Interview with Eclipse Nirvana’s Aks and Lakshmi

Interview with Eclipse Nirvana’s Aks and Lakshmi

Aks & Lakshmi are a composer and vocalist duo who specialize in Electronic Bhakti Music. They are pioneers in blending Raga influences with electronic and pop genres to create powerful spiritual experiences.

Dr L Subramaniam & Kavita Krishnamurthy

Dr L Subramaniam & Kavita Krishnamurthy

Violinist L Subramaniam & Vocalist Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam gave an inspiring workshop about South-Indian music last year which was hosted by Codarts Rotterdam, organized by tabla player Heiko Dijker & India in Netherlands (Embassy of India, The Hague)....
The Mozart-effect in Hospitals

The Mozart-effect in Hospitals

Erasmus MC professors and PhD students founded the foundation Muziek als Medicijn 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...
This was Mahesvari’s 2018

This was Mahesvari’s 2018

Thank you for watching ‘This was my 2018 DesiYUP Vlog’. Special Christmas Offer: Soul to Soul DVD for 22 euro’s, if you order before the 22nd of December. https://desiyup.com/product/limited-e… Concerts that we have hosted this year: Manish Vyas...
Why musicians should attend concerts

Why musicians should attend concerts

This blog is especially for Dutch musicians and music students living in The Netherlands. I will give you four reasons why it’s important to make time to attend concerts.

There are two ways to enjoy a live music concert these days. One is through personal experience and the second one is through social media. If it comes to social media, we are mostly part of someone else’s experience, you can easily say it’s a second-hand experience not leaving a long lasting imprint on your soul.

#5 reasons DesiYUP is LIVE on FaceBook

#5 reasons DesiYUP is LIVE on FaceBook

In this blog I will tell you why and when I go Live on FaceBook. Recently DesiYUP received some questions or rather feedback about the events that we cover Live. I cherry-pick the events where we go Live and here you read what motivates me to cover an event with my iPhone.

How Nada Yoga helps me to find peace and solitude in the city

How Nada Yoga helps me to find peace and solitude in the city

Today it’s a special day for me. 21st of June is marked by the United Nations as the International Day of Yoga. And today it’s also World Music Day! On this special occasion I like to share with you my personal experience with Nada Yoga. Which means Yoga of sacred sounds. The most common word to describe sacred sounds is Mantra. A mantra can be a word, a phrase, a syllable or even sounds associated with nature. It’s this form of Yoga that helps me to find peace and solitude in the city.

DesiYUP looks back on a successful trade mission to India

DesiYUP looks back on a successful trade mission to India

The Netherlands Trade Mission to India organized by RVO and leaded by VNO-NCW chairman Hoes de Boer was a successful event for us. DesiYUP got the opportunity to expand our artist network and we connected with Dutch and Indian SME’s, ministers and policymakers.

Netherlands Trade Mission to India Kick off with Minister Cora Van Nieuwenhuizen

Netherlands Trade Mission to India Kick off with Minister Cora Van Nieuwenhuizen

Mumbai: Minister of Infrastructure & Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen gave a kick-off speech and inaugurated the Indo-Dutch Forum on Smart & Sustainable Port-led Development Wednesday 23rd of May in Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai. Dutch businesses are keen to increase their relationship with the Indian industry, in particularly with the port sector in India. Consul General Mumbai Guido Tielman emphasized that this trade mission is the largest Indo-Dutch trade mission so far in his opening speech.