Chandrika Joshi and Cath Little tell and sing the first part of the Okha Haran trilogy in English, Gujerati and Welsh. The story of Okha, cursed daughter of the Goddess Parvati, is a jewel from Hindu mythology and has been passed down through Chandrika’s family for generations.
A special event from one of India’s most well-respected poets.
Tithi’s father, Rajendra Dani, is a renowned Hindi author and Assistant Editor of the prestigious and internationally acclaimed Indian literary magazine Pahal.
Tithi’s manuscript of the Hindi poetry collection Prarthnarat Battakhein was selected and honoured by the Indian High Commission in London in 2017. She also received the prestigious Vagishwari Award of Madhya Pradesh for this collection, and her poems and stories are widely published around the world.
Joining John this week are Tithi Dani, poet, writer and broadcaster in Hindi and English; singer/songwriter Samia Malik; storyteller Deeptha Vivekanand and Amajit Singh, who will holding a Bangra dance workshop.
A fantastic line-up which promises to be a powerful and fun-filled evening. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!