Saturday, December 15, 2012

2012 December updates

17-19 December 2012: C4 Annual Summit   DETAILS HERE

11 December 2012: Saurangi Ensemble. Classical musical team from India Played in IRRI. I was part of the organizer. A life time performance, for them and for me.

10 December 2012: Outgoing members were invited to my house for year end gathering.

7 December 2012: AFSTRI General Assembly. The outgoing Executive committee members presented their achievements and i introduced the incoming executives. The rogram ended with a social hour- dining and chatting.

Friday, December 14, 2012


Saurangi Ensemble (Indian music)
1800-2000 H, Tuesday, 11 December 2012, Havener Auditorium, IRRI
AFSTRI, in collaboration with Embassy of India and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, presents Saurangi Ensemble, Indian Classical Ragas in Contemporary Style, by Ustad Ghulam Sabir Khan and Group. Program: 
18:30 Welcome remarks (Govinda Rizal, AFSTRI president)
18:35 Introduction (R.K. Singh)
18:45 Saurangi Ensemble (The Sarangi Group)
20:00 Words and token of appreciation (V. Bruce J. Tolentino, IRRI DDG-CP)
20:10 Thanks and closing (Govinda Rizal)
The Sarangi group members are Ustad Gulam Sabir Khan, Murad Ali, Mohd. Nasir Khan, Ghulam Mohamed, Karem Waris, Akram Hussain, Amir Khan, Amaan Ali, Salman Khan, Rehmat Khan. For inquiries, email

Monday, December 10, 2012