Chennai Soft Power 30

Chennai Soft Power 30

Being located in Chennai, which is undoubtedly one of India’s foremost cultural capitals, The Center for Soft Power has undertaken a project to document those performing artists from Chennai who have acted as India’s Soft Power Assets globally. This project will take the form of interviews with 30 of Chennai’s most internationally recognized performing artists, and will look at their journeys and how they have spread Indian culture through their art, at the global level.

Smt. Bombay Jayashri Ramnath
Jayashri Ji’s cross-cultural collaborations have been with esteemed musicians like Egyptian singer Hisham Abbas, Senegalese singer Thione Seck. For an Indo-Finnish venture 'Red Earth and Pouring Rain, she sang poems from ancient Sangam literature set to music by Eero Hämeenniemi.
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