Vivanta by Taj President Mumbai presents ‘On the Fly’ at Wink

Vivanta by Taj President Mumbai

presents ‘On the Fly’ at Wink

~ Jon Qui and Pramod to fuse traditional and electronic music~

Mumbai, October 2013: Vivanta by Taj President Mumbai is pleased to announce On the Fly at Wink on Friday, October 25, 2013 from 9.30pm onwards. The event is a novel offering for music lovers to experience a unique electro fusion. Artists Jon Qui and Pramod will put forth an exclusive rendition of traditional music instruments fused with electronic music.

Mr. Pankaj Sampat, GM, Vivanta By Taj President Mumbai, said, “We are ecstatic to be associated with unique events such as this. The event reiterates the USP of Vivanta by Taj of supporting dynamism and innovation and it is a pleasure to be able to provide a platform for emerging talents like Jon Qui and Pramod. We would like to invite all music enthusiasts to experience On the Fly and experience an exclusive electro-traditional fusion.”

On the Fly is one of the many initiatives undertaken by Vivanta by Taj President Mumbai that will portray its core values of creativity, radiance and vibrancy and keep up with the Taj philosophy of giving back to the community. The name ‘Vivanta’ draws inspiration from the term ‘bon vivant’, signifying sophistication and appreciation for the good things in life and also from the attributes of vividness and vivacity.

Jon Qui, a multi percussionist, is a graduate in Tabla & has trained with Ustad Allarakha. He is a member of CMA (Cine Musicians’ Association, Mumbai) and is known as one of the best CLUB percussionist in India. He was born in Assam is based in Mumbai, India. He has performed across the globe, including at Basel World, Switzerland, Dusseldorf festival in Germany, Singapore art festival and World Social Forum in Kenya.

Pramod Sippy, aka DJ Pramz, is one of the youngest DJs to be named as Mumbai’s “Most Influential DJs of all Times” and also the most talented electronic dance music practitioners. His eclectic tastes in techno, house, minimal and progressive have bagged him residencies at some of the most cutting-edge venues in Mumbai. He has gigged throughout venues in Europe and was also specially featured at the Cologne Pop festival 2010, as one of the DJs to watch out for from India. Shalom Peace Festival, New Delhi, Lucknow Mahotsav, Qutub Festival, New Delhi, Kala Ghoda festival, Mumbai etc. Pramod was performing with Kailash Kher’s band Kailasa for 3 years, but he is independent since last few years. Played with more than 200 leading djs across the Globe.

Discover Vivanta

Work hard and play hard. Relax and energize. Ideate and confer. Evolve and transform. Revel in a spirit that presents the normal with an unexpected twist. Stylish and sophisticated, Vivanta by Taj delivers premium hotel experiences with imagination, energy and efficiency. Currently comprised of 26 hotels and resorts in India and the Indian Ocean region, Vivanta by Taj is represented across key metropolitan capitals as well as popular holiday destinations like Goa, Kerala, Rajasthan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Vivanta by Taj offers an imaginative, vivacious and stylish take on ‘cool luxury’. With innovative cuisine, energetic spaces, unique motifs, the smart use of technology and experiences that seek to constantly engage, invigorate and relax, it appeals to the cosmopolitan world-traveler immersed in a sensory lifestyle.

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia’s largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 100 hotels in 58 locations across India with an additional 17 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India’s premier business house.

For further details please contact –

Saroja Shankaran, Senior Account Manager, Rediffusion/ Edelman

At: saroja.shankaran@edelman.com / +91 98200 79804

Takshila Chheda, Senior Account Executive, Rediffusion/Edelman

At: takshila.chheda@edelman.com /+91 99200 95721

Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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