Hindoes in de Media

Hindoes in de Media

‘Hindus in the Media’ was a special kind of event. It was for the first time that Hindus living in the Netherlands spoke with Dutch journalists about their representation in the media. This event highlighted dialogue sessions discussing various topics such as faith,...
Advertorial: Princess Christina Jazz Concours

Advertorial: Princess Christina Jazz Concours

Inschrijving Prinses Christina Jazz Concours van start  Op vrijdag 1 september 2023 start de inschrijving van het enige Jazz Concours in Nederland voor jongeren van 12 t/m 21 jaar. Het concours wordt georganiseerd door het bekende Prinses Christina...
Paper by associate professor Roshni Sengupta

Paper by associate professor Roshni Sengupta

Associate professor Roshni Sengupta recently published a research article titled: Negotiating Minority Identities in Europe Through Cultural Preservation: Music as Heritage among the Dutch Hindustani Diaspora in the Netherlands  Twice-migrant and descended from...
Dr Shantala researches the healing abilities of Raga music

Dr Shantala researches the healing abilities of Raga music

The synergy of music and science is an interesting topic to know more about. It’s been a good few years that DesiYUP connected with clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Shantala Hegde from India. She is a clinical and public health intermediate fellow of the India Alliance...
LaLaLand brings an ode to India!

LaLaLand brings an ode to India!

From the beaches of Goa, LaLaLand is coming to Ruigoord Amsterdam on Saturday,July 8 & Sunday, July 9. Get to know amazing India without flying! The first edition of the two-day event LaLaLand will take place at Ruigoord Amsterdam. For a whole weekend (8 & 9...
The story of Peace Silk: making the right choice

The story of Peace Silk: making the right choice

Silk was once only the prerogative of royalty and aristocrats, the epitome of elegance and exuberance. But did you know how  silk is made?  Conventionally cocoons are  boiled with the live silkworm still alive , this simply to maintain the length and...
Five reasons to commemorate 150 years of immigration – Apravasi

Five reasons to commemorate 150 years of immigration – Apravasi

Today, many Sarnami Hindustani’s are commemorating 150 years of Hindustani migration, an important chapter in Indian, Surinamese and Dutch history.  First ship Lalla Rookh, the ship that arrived from India on 5 June 1873, marked the beginning of migration to...
150 jaar Hindoestaanse immigratie | Trouw

150 jaar Hindoestaanse immigratie | Trouw

DesiYUP was Featured in the Dutch national newspaper ‘Trouw’ on 25 April 2023. This was covering the concert celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Sarnami Hindustani diaspora. Read the article...
Jasdeep Singh Degun Indian Classical Musician to Win the Royal Philharmonic Society Instrumentalist Award

Interview with Jasdeep Singh Degun

Sitar virtuoso Jasdeep Singh Degun paves the path for other Indian classical musicians ‘I am very passionate about helping other musicians and propagating Indian classical music’ We connected with Jasdeep online when he had just returned from a 2 month intensive...