Voices of Shakti with ‘That Girl’



Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
What's On

Community Music Victoria, Sarah Mandie and Dr. Priya Srinivasan (ADI Deakin) present:

Voices of Shakti with That Girl - a day of song, dance and dialogue for the Prevention of Violence Against Women, drawing on Indian cultural themes of the Goddess.

Workshops sessions:

  • Learn a song about the Goddess with Uthra Vijay and rhythmical chants with Jay Dabgar
  • Learn Sarah Mandie's 'That Girl' song and Bollywood dance with choreographer Marshie Perera and Sarah
  • Mobilise grassroots movements with Nayana Bhandari and the Oorja Foundation

Performance and discussion:

  • Goddess performance: This classical Indian music and dance performance will contrast ancient Indian Goddess mythology with contemporary women's stories in India and Australia. Featuring Jay Dabgar, Hari Sivanesan, Uthra Vijay and Priya Srinivasan.
  • Group song and flashmob dance

Registrations from 10am. Start time 10.30am. Please make sure you book online before April 24 for guarantee of lunch.


  • Dr Priya Srinivasan
  • Keerthana Music School
  • Hrudaya Veena Music School
  • Indian Music School of Tabla in Victoria
  • Jhoom Bollywood
  • Deakin University
  • Indian Care
  • Ananda Bhavan