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13th June 2016 Baluji Shrivastav receives an OBE in the Queen\\\'s 90th Birthday Honours List

13th June 2016 Baluji Shrivastav receives an OBE in the Queens 90th Birthday Honours List

Indian Music Maestro, Baluji Shrivastav, has received an OBE for his Services to the Music Industry in the Queen's 90th Birthday Honours List. 

The honour comes in recognition of his work as a musician, instrumentalist and founder of Inner Vision Orchestra - the UK's only blind orchestra.

Baluji said 'This OBE is very thrilling for me and the whole community of differently abled people.'

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Baluji on Maa Ashapura News

Baluji on Maa Ashapura News

Baluji appeared on Maa Ashapura News in Kutch, talking about the Re:Imagine India project. Watch the interview here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDhFP_2lrAY

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Baluji in Usmanpur

Baluji in Usmanpur

Balu was received like a star in his home village Usmanpur on his birthday! He was shown around the village by the son of the woman who tried to treat his eye infection unsuccessfully. They showed us the place where he was born in a mud brick house.

Baluji's biography was featured in the press, as well as information on the Re: Imagine India project.

To view the press clipping, click here!

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Being a Man at the Southbank Centre

Being a Man at the Southbank Centre

Come and be mentored by Baluji at the Speed Mentoring sessions at the Being a Man festival at the Southbank Centre.


The sessions will next place on Friday 27th November 2015 10.30am-12noon.

Being A Man addresses the challenges and pressures of masculine identity in the 21st century.

This major new festival now in its second year is taking over Southbank Centre for three days in November 2015. Join us for conversations and the sharing of stories serious, challenging and light-hearted plus the mandate to discuss anything and everything about being a man today.

For more details, visit the website here: http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/festivals-series/being-a-man

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Richard Cloudesley School Kids at the Award Night

Richard Cloudesley School Guest of Honour

On behalf of the Baluji Music Foundation, Baluji Shrivastav has been invited as Guest of Honour to perform at Richard Cloudesley School's Annual Awards Night, recognising the achievement of the pupils at this special needs school.

The theme this year is Bollywood and Baluji will take the stage in style, performing a set of Bollywood classics.

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