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Songs for our times by Kamaan
Tue Feb 6, 7:30 PM
*Songs for our times* by Kamaan

Building solidarity during times of divisiveness and hate

I’d like to share a selection of my songs through which I have tried to understand and respond to the many crises that we face today. Included in this selection is ‘American War Paar Da’, that has become a part of the anti-war toolkit since the American bombing of Afghanistan post 9/11.

I am hoping that my presentation will be a starting point to discuss ways of supporting grassroots cultural groups. Relaa is a collective of several such groups from various parts of India. I have been part of Relaa since 2016 and have had the opportunity to relate with several inspirational singers and musicians that are part of this collective.

I would like it to be a 2-hour long session, after which if some members want to stay on and discuss it would be good to have the option. I will take an hour to present my songs, which can be followed by sharing and discussion with the audience. Since I am keen to build a network of support for Relaa, I would prefer it to be for an audience of not more than 12. An indoor drawing room kind of space would be ideal for our purposes.