Ben Parag is a vocalist and multilingual singer who is an American Indian artist with Guyanese decent. He was born in New York City and started singing at the age of six! His mother has been his main influence who is from Guyana, South America. This super talented young artist began his formal training in Hindustani classical musical at the age of nine under Shri Kinaar & Payal and has grown up to breaking barriers standing out on international platforms not only because of his heart warming voice but also because his heart is into what he does and for the humble being he is. He is such a kind and humble being who keeps his feet grounded regardless of the milestones he’s achieved.
In 2017, Ben auditioned for the reality
show Dil Hai Hindustani which can be seen on StarPlus and many international channels where he made it to the Top 5! The judges were esteemed Bollywood personalities to include music director- Shekhar Ravjiani, playback artists- Shalmali Kholgade, actor and the Badshah of Bollywood – Sharukh Khan also the most known and stand out film director Karan Johar.
Karan Johar was so intrigued by his voice and said ” you sang this song better than the original singer” coming from Karan Johar is a big deal. It’s like getting a compliment from Simon Cowell as it really doesn’t come easily.
Actor Shahrukh Khan was so impressed with Ben and lift him up on stage as a gesture of appreciating his art and true personality as an artist.
Ben has collaborated with playback singer like Shalmali Kholgade and Coke Studios singer Ali Sethi. He was invited in March 2019, as an international guest to perform on Rising Star, season 3 (Aapka Colors international channel). The judges were playback artists such as Shankar Mahadevan, Neeti Mohan, and Diljit Dosanjh.
Ben had set performances at the MTV Music Café in Mumbai and now he performs internationally! He doesn’t hold back and is all about expressing his talent being a multilingual artist. He performed in India, Canada, Guyana, Trinidad, and the USA.
Ben will melt your hearts at the Colours of Love International Concert with his voice and persona so do come out to check out this rising star who has been breaking cultural barriers!
Ben resides in Mumbai, India where he plans on furthering his music career. He believes that “wherever there is music, there is love and wherever there is love there is God.”
On that note – there’s no surprise as to why he’s a chosen artist to perform at the Colours of Love International Concert this year.
Check out Ben Parag – a humble and multilingual artist that will perform in Hindi, Punjabi, Classical and English mix on October 20, 2019 at the Brampton Rose Theatre!
Born to parents of Italian descent, Roberta is a dynamic young singer from Toronto. Known professionally as Roberta B, she combines her love for music and people with her own charitable initiative; she designs bracelets and gives 100% of her sales to the Hospital for Sick Children. In Roberta’s own words on why she sings, “I just want to make people smile. I love making people happy.”
ELISE is a Polish pop-dance project formed in 2014 by singer-songwriter-composer, Eliza Wietrzyńska. She is not only a multi-hyphenated and award-winning artist; she is also very vocal about her battle with weight issues. Eliza wants to show others that a “big” girl with a great voice can make her dreams come true. She believes that, “It’s not about the size, religion or skin color. It’s about the soul and music.”
Colours Of Love International Concert 2018
Mission, Vision, Values
The Colours of Love International Concert is a mission of spreading love and celebrating diversity through performing arts. The universal language of music and dance builds us all together as a global society. We experience the beauty and diversity of all nationalities. The are the deepest and most profound forms of self-expression. They transcend time, borders and beliefs. Our productions provide an environment where everyone can experience artists from around the world and embrace the many Colours of Love.
Owner of Fotografia Boutique, a premier portrait studio in Oakville. Maggie is an artist, a creative genius, a passionate cultural arts event producer and a successful entrepreneur.
“I believe in pure, innocent, unconditional love. Regardless of age, gender, nationality, religion or beliefs, social status, or anything in between. We are amazing human beings with unique talents and gifts that should only bring out the best in each other. Love, love, love one another.”
MAGGIE HABIEDA, FOUNDER
Colours of Love International Concert