EDITION: US | UK | Canada
Thecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video NewsThecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video News
Sign In|Sign Up
 
 
Bridging The Gap
Indian Pop Princess Nishi Sings for Lend-a-Hand India at Diwali
  Wednesday 19 October, 2011
Indian Pop Princess Nishi Sings for Lend-a-Hand India at Diwali

On Sunday, October 16, 2011, hundreds of celebrants gathered to hear local New York City Indian-American pop and dance sensation Nishi at a Diwali Music Festival and charity event to benefit Indian non-profit Lend-a-Hand India. Nishi opened the night with a seven song performance followed by performances by fellow Indian bands and performers Falu Shah, My Pet Dragon and Deadbeat Darling.

The musical event, held at the NYCEast Village hot spot Drom, was organized by Network of Indian Professionals of New York (NetIP-NY) and was the first of its kind by the organization. The festival celebrated the Indian holiday of Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, symbolizing the triumph of good over evil. Recognizing the talents and contributions of Indians from various professional levels, the artists and guests who performed and attended that night helped raise thousands of dollars for Lend-a-Hand India, a charity which seeks to educate children in India and help the unemployed.

Nishi, originally born in New Delhi, India and from the South-Indian state of Kerala, is a New York City-based singer/songwriter, actress and lawyer. Nishi released her first EP of original songs ranging from pop, rock to Indian dance in 2005. In May, the artist released her newest dance single, 'Release Me', which immediately began achieving national and international radio and television airplay.

The artist, who is also a lawyer who started her own human rights non-profit in 2008, strongly supports charitable initiatives and is an advocate of education, human rights and children's rights. When asked by NetIP-NY to perform to benefit Lend-a-Hand India, Nishi immediately partnered with NetIP-NY to raise awareness for the cause.

Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) is a 20+ year old non-profit organization dedicated to the overall achievement and advancement of South Asian professionals in North America. Lend-a-Hand is a non-profit venture launched in 2003 by young professionals, based in New York City and focuses on issues related to youth. Its programs provide vocational training, career development, employment, and entrepreneurial opportunities to young boys and girls in rural and urban communities.

Nishi's music is best described as Indian-American pop, rock and dance-fusion and her voice and style have been compared to Dido, Madonna and Jewel. She is also a professional actress that has starred on film and stage and is next slated to star in the Off-Broadway original musical Angels Giants Monsters November 25 - 27, 2011. One of her recent feature films, Sid's Paralysis, in which she co-stars as protagonist Kareena, will screen and be released in late-2011. Nishi's new dance EP 'Master of My Fate' will be released in late-2011 and her new dance single 'Release Me' is available now on iTunes, Amazon.com, CdBaby, Emusic, Rhapsody and all online music platforms.

Nishi will next appear on television program 'India Talks LIVE' airing Tuesday, October 25, 2011 on Time Warner Cable / Verizon Fios QPTV. Nishi will perform a lice on-air acoustic set and viewers will see clips and trailers from her upcoming films as well as learn about her upcoming theater and tv projects. Fans of Nishi can also hear her original love ballad 'Story' as the featured track in the new Sailor Moon movie directed and produced by Elana Mugden and premiering in November at Webster Hall.


For more information and a schedule of Nishi's upcoming performances and appearances, visit http://www.nishimusic.com

Bookmark and Share
 
Post Your Comments:
Name :
*
City / State:
*
Email address:
*
Type your comments:
*
Enter Security Code:   


 Your Comments

Respected. I have the perfect song for you. The song tells about New York and is called the " I llike NewYork "; The song into a dance pop arrangement and can be a great hit.If vou give signal will send the song to your mail. Greetings by Velibor{author}

 Velibor Obradovic,Belgrade, Europe  Date:Sunday 23 August, 2015

2bnAlw _a href="http://ygezyauzrvti.com/"_ygezyauzrvti_/a_

 qztlnaak,UEMavclhVTWlMJVMTqg  Date:Sunday 04 December, 2011

Yup, that sohuld defo do the trick!

 Butch,uWmsxUlBwcwphq  Date:Saturday 03 December, 2011

how to get a ticket for this show? sounds like a fun

 Frank,NJ  Date:Saturday 22 October, 2011

 Latest News »
 
  Trump praises Sen. Luther Stra...
  Trump says he's made a decisio...
  President Trump pays tribute t...
  Trump to spend weekend at Camp...
  Trump: Hurricane Harvey recove...
  Hurricane Irma forms in Atlant...
  Texas has 53,488 bridges. Here...
  Here are the worst hurricanes ...
  Cautioning against 'hasty' pul...
  Trump's alienation of Congress...
  President Trump defends Charlo...
  President Trump plans to decla...
  Trump agenda still in limbo as...
  Denying 'chaos' at the White H...
  Trump says GOP senators 'look ...
  Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif disqu...
  Trump attacks Attorney General...
  Trump isn't changing, and that...
  Trump calls Donald Trump Jr's ...
  Here's the Putin-connected Rus...
 

Current Conditions:
Mostly Sunny

<
Current Conditions:
Mostly Sunny

Forecast:
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 88Low: 66
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 87Low: 69
Tue - Mostly Cloudy. High: 81Low: 69
Wed - Partly Cloudy. High: 84Low: 72
Thu - Partly Cloudy. High: 82Low: 69

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather



Washington, DC

  2010 The Capital Post. All rights reserved.