Vandana Vishwas

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Vandana Vishwas
Vandana Vishwas Performing
Vandana Vishwas Performing at Small World Music Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
Background information
Born Lucknow, India
Occupation(s) Singer, Composer, Arranger and Producer
Website www.vandanavishwas.com

Indo-Canadian architect-musician Vandana Vishwas is an exponent of south Asian genre of World Music in North America. She was an All India Radio artist before she left India, and specializes in composing, arranging and singing North Indian classical music based expressive song forms such as Ghazals, Bhajans, Geet and Thumri.

Vandana released her debut music album 'Meera – The Lover...' in 2009, which is a musical story of the sixteenth century Indian poet Meera Bai. Her sophomore music album 'Monologues', released in January 2013 is a collection of contemporary Ghazals, Nazms and light Thumris. Vandana released her single 'Samarsiddha' in July 2014, which is the theme track for identically titled Hindi novel authored by UK based novelist Sandeep Nayyar, published by Penguin India.

Discography[edit]

Title Release Record label Awards
Meera – The Lover... 2009 Self Produced See below
Monologues 2013 Self Produced
Samarsiddha 2014 Self Produced

Awards[edit]

Honourable Mentions[edit]

  • 17th International Billboard Song Contest 2010
  • Esongwriter.com song Contest
  • 2010 Marty Award for Established Performing Arts by Mississauga Arts council, Ontario, Canada

Nominations[edit]

  • 5th TIMA Toronto Independent Music Awards 2010 – Best World Music
  • World Artist of the Year at The Indies, the Independent Music Awards 2010
  • K.M. Hunter artist Award for Music 2010 by Ontario Arts Council, Canada
  • 2010 & 2011 Marty Award for Established Performing Arts by Mississauga Arts council, Ontario, Canada
  • 7th TIMA Toronto Independent Music Awards 2014 – Best World Music

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