Mr. Lou Majaw talked about the spirit of survival and how he applied that in reality. He discussed about the see-saw behavior of life, and how he cruised out of all this.
Lou Majaw is a Khasi guitarist popularly known as the ‘One of the Biggest Fans of Bob Dylan in the North-East’. He was introduced to the music of Bill Haley and Elvis Presley at an early age, and himself learnt guitar in school. Majaw then moved on to Kolkata (Calcutta) where he played for various groups such as the Dynamite Boys, Vanguards, Supersound Factory, and Blood and Thunder.
In 1966, Lou was introduced to Bob Dylan’s work. Inspired by his music, he later organized a ‘Dylan’s Birthday concert’ in Shillong on 24th May 1972. Since then he has organized the concert each year to pay obeisance to Dylan, with the shows eventually gaining national and international fame.
A passionate talk where Krushnaa Patil begins with how mountains can be a dangerous place to be and yet she feels safest there. She talks about how a mountaineer needs to be in constant confluence with the conflicting forces of nature. She connects her talk to the current world scenario and states that conflict is […]
Anamika Khanna talks about the constant conflict present between personal style and expensive fashion. She also shares certain incidents from Fashion weeks where innovation turned disasters into huge hits. Her talk revolves around the perceptions of fashion and how a confluence between Western and Indian fashion can be achieved One of the leading fashion designers […]
Ritumoni Das takes us through the history of woman sex workers and about their bewildering current scenario. She talks about how these women are always in a state of conflict, not only with the world around but also with themselves. She gives various ideas through which they can be brought to a state of confluence […]