“An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.”
— James McNeill Whistler
In current times to the COVID-19 pandemic, artists across in our country the arts spectrum are suffering from difficulties arising due to loss of livelihood and no means of sustenance.
#SavetheArtist, is an initiative, which is conducting a series of online interactions with the eminent artists of Indian Classical Music, Dance, Folk dance, tribe Arts and Craft, Media, Culture, Theater and Literature on the challenges they are facing during this COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainties that surround their art forms. It is founded by eminent Educationist and cultural evangelist, Suman Doonga, who has inspired thousands of students over the years through her result oriented inspiring work also as Media Director of SPIC MACAY, a global volunteer movement promoting Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth.
In these trying times for artists, #SaveTheArtist has started its latest initiative, The ‘Meet & Greet Series’ for supporting the artists across the country. This initiative has received wide support by eminent persons from across the arts and media industry.
globalbihari.com is proud to get associated with the cause and serialise the efforts to save the artists.
Also see: Save The Artist Campaign-6
Meet & Greet Series – Nandesh Umap
Nandesh Umap is the son of the legendary singer Late Loksahir Vithal Umap. Growing up, he watched his father’s sacrifice and dedication towards the rich Indian cultural and folk music and mightily to provide the best for his children. He encouraged Nandesh and his siblings to develop their musical gifts from singing to playing music. At an age of 8 years Nandesh began to perform with his father and has done various stage and international shows till today. Nandesh began writing his own songs, concepts and plays, some of his conceived concepts are like Mee Marathi and Sangeet Ka Mela.
– globalbihari bureau