2019 Festival Highlights

Sri Chinmoy Poetry Festival – Friday, August 23, 2019, 7:30 PM
Aspiration-Ground Meditation Garden, New York

Musical Prelude – Dohai, Shamita and Bhoiravi Achenbach of Vienna performing their string arrangements of Sri Chinmoy’s music



Introduction: Ranjana K. Ghose – “The Garden of Love-Light”, with music of Sri Chinmoy played by Dundubhi Dikel on violin and Agnikana Senkyrova on harmonium




Ambassador Toshiya Hoshino of Japan – “Japan’s Bell of Peace at the United Nations, Resonating Sri Chinmoy’s Inspiration for Inner Peace”





Paree’s International Group with visiting members of Sri Chinmoy Centres in Japan  – “Japan/Nihon”





Prof. Janaka Alan Spence, The Edinburgh Makar/Poet Laureate of the City of Edinburgh – “The Beauty of Simplicity”




Nayana Tara Hein and Prof. Harashita Sunaoshi – “In the Heart of the Sky”






Musical Interlude – Dundhubi Dikel performing Sri Chinmoy’s songs on the erhu (Chinese violin).






Mallikarjun Rakala – “The Mission of an Artist”





Daw Aye Aye Thant –  “A Heart of Peace”





Video – “Bay Dar Lan”

Recording of Sri Chinmoy reciting poetry