The Consulate General of India, New York hosted the DHUN Musical Group for an India Independence Day special musical concert on Saturday, August 12, 2023.
The DHUN Musical Group, founded by Rajeev Singh, focuses on identifying and encouraging local tri-state talent and giving it a platform. It has been performing at various events and for numerous organizations, fundraising events as well as hosting musical events of its own.
India’s Vice Consul Pragya Singh spoke at the event, thanking DHUN for presenting this special concert and recalling its August 13, 2021 performance for India 75th Independence Day.
In his message Dr Gupta appreciated and thanked India’s Consul General Randhir Jaiswal, diplomats and staff of the consulate for their exceptional work in bringing the Indian American community closer to the Indian government. He also appreciated and thanked Rajeev Singh for promoting Indian musical arts in America and providing a platform to new talent.
Several other community leaders and dignitaries attended, including chief trustee of the Shree Siddhivinayak temple Dr. Geeta Gupta who is also a physician and social worker, and Bihar Foundation’s vice chairman Ranjeet Kumar.
The talented singers of the team DHUN included Sandeep Singh, Amrisha Singh who was also the host of the event, Rajib Sarkar, Bhavisha Patel, Vasanti Anand and Rajeev Singh.
Several community organizations helped to make the event a success, including FIA -NY/NJ/CT; Shree Siddhivinayak Temple USA, BJANA (Bihar Jharkhand Association of North America), BITSAANA (BIT Sindri Alumni Association of North America), IFM (India-US Forum of Monroe Township NJ) , Bihar Foundation, and Lions International Club.
Media covering the event included ITV Gold, Parikh Worldwide Media, TV Asia and Mana TV. (Desi Talk)