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A Journey From Dash to Diganta

A Journey from Dash to Diganta is a haunting depiction of the plight and progress of South Asian women in the UK through discussion, live music and poetry.

About the event

This event features intellectual talks on the 2018 International Women’s Day theme of #PressforProgress, along with the plight and progress of South Asian Women in the UK.

There will be live music performed by well-known South Asian female singers, and poetry readings discussing women and culture from highly acclaimed poets.

The event has been organised by Nari Chetona in partnership with Poplar Union and Humane First Movement. Nari Chetona is a women’s right platform working in East London since 1995.

Performers and Speakers

Music from:

Nandita Mukherjee
Laboni Barua
Nabarupa Mukherjee
Anuja Pradhan
Ustad Yousuf Ali Khan
Sunil Jadhav

Dance from:

Sayoni Batabyal

Speakers include:

Dr Anwara Ali MBE
Shamshia Ali
Shanjida Roman
Piya Mayenin
Ajanta Deb Roy
Sejuti Mansur

Poetry performed by:

Marcia Martins Da Rosa
Giulia Vitiello
Afasana Salam
Tanjina Nur-I Siddique


International Women's Day 2018, Women in Focus Festival, Poplar Union, East London, Women in the arts, Culture, equality, women of the world