This article was published on: 03/26/18 3:51 PM
EARTH DAY NETWORK INDIA’S AMBASSADOR AND RENOWNED INDIAN MUSICIAN
BOMBAY JAYASHRI RAMNATH ON A TOUR OF THE US
Earth Day Network India (EDN India), a part of the Earth Day Network Worldwide headquartered in Washington D.C, USA, is honored and delighted to announce internationally renowned Carnatic singer and composer Bombay Jayashri Ramnath as its Ambassador.
Award winning Bombay Jayashri is one of the senior most Carnatic singers today, enjoying a unique popularity, transcending genres, languages and nations. She has also authored books on music, composed music for several shows that are still playing to packed houses, in India and the US, and heads a trust devoted to healing through music. Her collaborations with musicians across the world, including the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, have been hugely acclaimed.
Bombay Jayashri was nominated for Best Original Song at the Oscars for Pi’s Lullaby from the film “Life of Pi”. She lends her voice to songs for films and sings in multiple languages. Bombay Jayashri has performed at various festivals and venues all across India and in over twenty different countries. She will shortly be beginning her latest tour of the US (March 24th – April 15th) and can be heard in Denver, Dallas, Boston, Austin, Washington, DC, Seattle, Portland, and San Jose.
Karuna Singh, Regional Director South Asia, Earth Day Network said “It is an honor for Earth Day Network India to have Bombay Jayashri as our Ambassador. Not only is she a singer par excellence, but also a staunch environmentalist with a deep love for nature, in particular, trees. Knowing of her tremendous following across the globe, we know that Bombay Jayashri’s concern for nature will be conveyed via her music to thousands of listeners thus inspiring them also to be stewards for the environment.”
Bombay Jayashri on becoming Ambassador for Earth Day Network India, said “As a musician, I find nature moves me at a most primordial level and I find it hugely inspirational in my creativity. I regard myself as a medium through which music flows, my concern with protecting our environment is as vital to my very being as my music is.”
The global theme for Earth Day 2018 is ‘End Plastic Pollution’. Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 50,000 partners in more than 190 countries to build environmental democracy. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. For more information about Earth Day Network go to www.earthday.org or contact us [email protected] or 202-518-0044.