Monday 23 March 2015


Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad is pleased to present an evening of poetry and music on the occasion of WOMEN’S MARCH 2015 featuring the German musician Hannah Winzentsen!


6:30 pm, Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad, Entry : free

The evening’s programme will feature a Mushaira of Hyderabadi women poets recited by the young girls of Shaheen, directed by Jameela Nishat, followed by a musical performance by Hannah Winzentsen (Mohanveena) and Anant Pingle (Tabla).

​About the recitation:
Under the direction of Jameela Nishat, founder of Shaheen Resource Centre for Women, the poetry of Hyderabadi women poets who created history by forming the women's organization Bazm-e-Khwateen-e-Deccan in the 1940s.

About the musicians:

Hannah Louise Winzents
​​en, born in Hamburg/Germany, found her spiritual home in the ancient classical Raaga music of India, where the creative inventive mind meets a deep meditative state of silent awareness. She has lived in Varanasi since about 8 years studying the Indian slide guitar or mohanveena with Dr. Sanjay Verma. Since one and a half years she is a student at the Dhrupad Institute, Bhopal, to study the Vichitra Veena with Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha(Padmabhusan.

​​Anant Pingle, a CCRT scholarship holder, started training at the age of five in Tabla initially with Shri Girish Pande of Nashik, he moved on to his current guru Shri Sujit Kale six years ago. He already has several performances both in India and Germany to his credit.

About Women’s March 2015:

Women’s March is celebrated annually by Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad to mark the month of the International Women’s Day. Every year we present a programme that highlights women’s issues in an innovative and thought-provoking manner.

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