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Holi Sandhya – A Celestial Journey

February 22 @ 7:00 pm

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After a very successful and applauding response to our 2019 show, we’ll be bringing you another magical experience in Feb 2020!

YATRA presents as part of the BrisAsia 2020 Festivals – HOLI SANDHYA – A CELESTIAL JOURNEY!

Featuring close to 40 artists (multicultural instrumentalists, dancers and two Strings ensembles), this event is

a celebration of “Art with a Purpose”!

Featuring some of Brisbane’s best instrumentalists , contemporary dancers from District Studios and supported by my very own YATRA Sitar ensemble and Jindalee Senior Strings Ensemble ,Yatra will take you through a ‘Celestial Journey ’ of contemporary music and dance, depicting the belief in Hindu mythology that NavaGrahas (9 celestial bodies) cast their influence on the energy of human beings on Earth.

Come and celebrate with us… Rang (colour), Raag (tune) and Ras (emotions) at twilight on – Saturday 22.02.2020

At QUT Garden Theatre, X Block Queensland University of Technology, 2 George St, Brisbane City Time: 6.30 pm for a 7.00pm start

Get your tickets from the link below and join us in this beautiful journey with your friends and family-


Please note :

Children below 3 years do not require a ticket if they don’t need a separate seat.
Tickets are to be purchased online on the above link. Seat numbers can be selected at the time of purchase.

These are non-refundable tickets.About Sudha Manian

As a solo artist in Australia Sudha has performed traditional Indian classical music on a number of platforms and has collaborated with other diverse artists to compose, create and perform fusion / world music.

Considered one of the finest sitar players in all of Queensland, in 2018 she was the featured artist at theCommonwealth Games 2018 hosted at Gold Coast. She performed the Sitar along with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra for “Parade of Nations” at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018. She has showcased the sitar and participated in interactive music performances at the Woman of the World 2018 (WOW). She was also the “wild card” artist for the Bliss Concert performing with Camerata (Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra) at the QPAC concert hall and Toowoomba.


Recently in Jul2019 she was awarded “The Global Women Achiever’s Award” in Music in Mumbai
In 2016 she was a featured musician on BEMAC’s Culture Train and has performed at numerous festivals throughout the country, including the Brisbane International Jazz Festival , Festuri Festival, Shepperton Music Festival in Melbourne among others.

Most recently, Sudha has formed a prodigious group called “Yatra” whose roots are steeped in Indian classical music. Meaning a journey, “Yatra” is a neoclassical band comprising sitars, didgeridoo, percussion, tabla, and vocals. Together “Yatra” creates a perfectly orchestrated sound evoking a cocktail of emotions and an orchard of stories. Yatra has performed on many platforms Queensland Diwali Festival in 2017 , Chariot Festival to name a few.

Contact details:
Facebook -Sudha Manian Sitar
Email : smanian@ctechsolutions.com.au
Mobile : 0424 091 247


February 22
7:00 pm
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