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Folk Music for Healing

  • 18 Saturday
  • 14:15 - 14:45
  • FREE

Workshop Details

An intimate, musical journey through your own emotional landscape. This 30-minute intimate, acoustic performance will take you on a journey through your own emotional landscape as Aayushi offers songs of inner child healing, empowerment and gratitude. Guided by captivating vocals and gentle acoustic guitar, you are invited to reflect on whatever feelings arise in the moment. You are encouraged to close your eyes, meditate, lie down, journal, doodle, or do any silent activity that might aid your own personal process of reflection.

Presenter Bio

“Nothing could prepare me for when she sang… beautifully hypnotic”
Dee Manning, Creative Producer, Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

Festival Site British-Indian folk singer-songwriter Aayushi writes strikingly tender songs, delivering them with an intimacy that has often been described as the sonic equivalent of a warm hug. Her soothing music explores themes of childhood, loneliness, self-acceptance, gratitude and healing, inviting you to listen with a soft heart and a quiet mind. Her songs have received global online attention, gracing platforms such as Spotify's 'Most Beautiful Songs in the World' playlist and accumulating over 7 million Spotify streams to date. Based in Birmingham, some of Aayushi's most successful performances have been at poetry events, meditation centres and spiritual retreats. She most recently performed at Soul Medicine Festival and Happy Place Festival in 2023.

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