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Sunday, 21 June 2015 07:35

God-given gift

“The man who has no music in himself, nor is he moved by the concords of sweet sound, is fit for, stratagem, trick and spoil”, wrote William Shakespeare. Confucius (551-478 BC) had another wise saying : “If you wish to know whether a country’s government is well-regulated and its customs are pure, listen to its music”. Music, whether classical or contemporary, is always universal and eventually brings coolness and serenity to all music lovers. In the world of students, music is a unifying art. Music is also the universal language. In fact, there is no more noble expression than music.
Published in Point de Vue
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00

Youth and music : Let’s groove with music

With their head sets and ear phones sticking to their ears or their radios loud on, today’s youth cannot live a day without listening to their favourite tunes. Knowing all the latest releases, following their favourite singers, almost all youngsters are big fans of the music industry. And during this festive period, all youngsters are waiting impatiently to know which of their favourite songs will be voted ‘Song of the year 2014’. 
Published in Society
Friday, 21 June 2013 05:00

Music in inheritance

Jeewan Bhageerutty is a household name for many. He has entertained with his powerful voice and is encrusted in the memories of his many fans. We were to think that with his unfortunate demise in July last year, a treasure has been lost. Wrong. Jeewan Bhageerutty is alive in his son, Atish Bhageerutty.
Published in Magazine
Friday, 21 December 2012 11:36

Urvin Seeburuth Musical passion

Though he looks unassuming enough, he exudes a certain air that screams passion. Perhaps it is his whimsical facial expressions that he wears, but there is another, subtler passion that is written on his face, shining through most intensely.
Published in People
À la fin de l’année 2007, Yannick Gérie quittait le groupe Evoloziq pour se consacrer à sa carrière solo. Cinq ans plus tard, il souhaite sortir un premier album l’année prochaine. Si l’occasion se présente, il se dit même prêt à reprendre l’aventure d’Evoloziq là où il l’a laissée…
Published in Magazine
“A melody is like a woman in a bar that you are instantly attracted to – the part that hooks you. The lyrics are what make you fall in love with that person.”
Published in People
Friday, 06 April 2012 19:37

Education News

Entrepreneurship to be introduced at SC and HSC
The Government wants Mauritius to become an entrepreneurship nation. To this effect, the Education Minister announced on Monday, the introduction of courses in Entrepreneurship at SC and HSC level (Lower 6) in the months to come. “We want students to have knowledge of entrepreneurship when they leave school. If the student wishes so, he can sit for the exams and obtain a certificate,” he said, adding that creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship are the key words of education.
Published in Education
Playing music to patients while they go under the knife reduces their anxiety and may even aid healing, surgeons say. Easy listening tracks and chart hits can have a calming effect on patients who are awake for surgery under local anaesthetic, a team at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford found. Listening to the radio also helps.
Published in Health
Thursday, 22 March 2012 14:28

Krsvee-shain Soomary

The one with the magical hands! As bragging rights, he plays over fifteen musical instruments and has released five tracks already. The passion he has for his music has driven him to outshine in his field. "The one with the magical hands", he is commonly referred to. NoS speaks to Krsvee-shain Soomary (better known as Krish) who is gradually winning a mass of fans and followers quite fascinated with his works.
Published in People
He gave up a stable and conventional career to live his passion. Today, he cannot even imagine life beyond doing what he does. News on Sunday meets Vishal Mungroo, former economics teacher, a maestro par excellence, a singer and now a music teacher, in a candid banter.
Published in People