American Music Fest Over Brunch
21st October, 2012, at the Hard Rock Cafe, Worli, Mumbai.: Atul Nishar, President of Namaste America, Indo-American Association for Art & Culture & Kailash Surendranath, Program Chair hosted an American music fest over brunch. This event gave the guests an excellent opportunity to indulge and unwind with live American Pop and Jazz music. Peter Haas, US Consul General, Mumbai was the Chief Guest and Deanna Abdeen, Consular Section Chief, US Consulate, Mumbai was the Guest of Honour for the event. The afternoon began with an electrifying performance by Ace jazz artiste-vocalist and India’s leading singer, Joe Alvares with his band of highly accomplished American musicians – Dee wood on Guitar, Tala Faral on Saxophone, and Keira Intrator, the assisting vocalist. This was followed by a Salsa & Tango performance by renowned choreographer, Rahul Saxena.

The afternoon was attended by dignitaries across the city from Industrialists, Corporate CEO’s, Celebrities, US Consulate Staff to numerous other Socialites and Media Personalities.

Seen exchanging pleasantries were Amy Haas, Niraj Bajaj, Sunita Menon, Dr. Alka Nishar, Dr. Indu Shahani, Pankaj Udhas, Chhaya Momaya , Habil Khorakiwala, Nayan Patel, Tabu & Richard Rothman , Angela Gemza, Sunita Menon, Chhaya Momaya, Divya Palat and Aditya Hitkari, and Rashmi Uday Singh.