Katrina Ji is the Artistic Director of Culture Shakti and Organizer of Rajasthani Caravan. She performs Rajasthani Folk, Bollywood, ATS Belly Dance, Bhangra... She has performed in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India, Canada, USA. Nominated as best instructor King 5 Evening Magazine, Best of Washington. She performs regularly for Boeing and Microsoft in addition to producing theatrical productions. Owner of Culture Shakti Dance Studio in Seattle since 2007, teaching both children and adults. She now specializes in Rajasthani Folk Dance. Kalbelia, Tera Tali, Chari Pot, Ghoomer, Ghorband
Belongs to Royal families of musicians called “Alamkhana Gharana” a titular head of hereditary caste Manganiyar and Langa are professional singers and musicians who traditionally perform to their Jajman (Patrons) Rajput families. He play Khartal or Castanet which are four pieces of wood and is played by hand. He is part of Artistic Management of “Ustad Arba Music Group”. He has been working with many Indian as well as international researchers, students, Anthropologists, Authors and Musicologists for their projects of Study and Research in the field of folk music, art, culture, traditions and professional performers. He is also honoured by Vice President of Croatia. For best performance in the 42nd International Folklore Festival in Croatia, Italy Austria and Teharn
Taga Ram Bheel
Born 17 April 1960 at household of Topan Ram Bheel, village Moolsagar near Jaisalmer region. He is an approved high grade artist of All India Radio. He learned folk and classical ragas from Akbar Khan a court musician who is founder of Ustad Arba Music Institute. Taga Ram Bheel is very talented and prominent player of Algoza (double vertical flutes), Morchang, and internationally known as Jew-sharp and also he play Ghara (an ordinary water pitcher). He has performed in France , UK , Spain , Germany , Italy , Sweden , Switzerland , Norway Denmark Croatia and Turkey.
Firoze Khan Manganiyar
Firoze Khan Manganiyar was born 10th February 1974 at the household of Sakar Khan, village Hamira Jaisalmer . He is an approved Dholak Player in France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, USA, Italy, Japan, UK and he has accompanied the International musicians orchestra and dancers.
Jalal Khan Manganiyar Was born on 13th October 1965 at the household of Sadak Khan, Kanoi village of Jaisalmer. He is a prominent and an approval singer of All India Radio as ‘B’ high Grade. He sings with a powerful and moving voice while playing Harmonium .He has performed in USA ,UK, Paris (France), Italy, Germany, Sweden, Morocco, Denmark, Norway, Australia for International Festivals of Music .
Junaid Younus is famous Pakistani singer, actor and tv presenter. Started his showbiz career as singer. Junaid Younus sings many Sufi songs in his career like "Chap Tilik" written by Hazrat AMEER KHUSRO "Vairay Avar" written by Hzarat Shah Hussain "DAMA DAM MAST KALANDER" and many more and RAJATHANI FOLK song "KHARI NEEM " which he performed on famous TV Show Coke Studio.
In Pakistan, Cholistan is the same desert which is called RAJASTAN in India. They were separated after the partition of India .. but people speak same language on both side. Junaid is singing in the same language as the Rajasthani Folk musicians. This unique collaboration of India & Pakistan presenting Rajasthani, Sufi & Hindustani Music can be related to and enjoyed by many as Pakistan was formerly part of India.
He is formerly the lead singer for a band called " Siegetheband " in which has composed and sang a lot of his famous songs like "Armaan Dil Key " "Police" "Vairey Avar" "Aisi Ke Taisi" "Jaasimili" "Khari Neem" and many more .. Junaid Younus is famous for his ability to sing in different regional languages of Pakistan and India like his song Jasimmili he sang it in very rare language called BRUSHUSKI which is from north of Pakistan and for his song which he sang for COKE STUDIO called KHARI NEEM is in RAJISTANI and a lot of his songs are in Punjabi too ...
He sang as playback singer for famous Pakistani feature films like "ACTOR IN LAW" and "LAHORE SAY AGAY"
He sang for famous music shows in Pakistan like PEPSI SMASH and COKE STUDIO PAKISTAN
He is probably one of very few PAKISTANIs who has sang in almost all genre of music which are famous in this part of the world like FOLK ,eastern CLASSICAL , POP , ROCK , HIP-HOP etc
For music he has won THE MUSIK AWARD for in category of BEST POP SONG IN 2008 for his song "Armaan Dil Key " and been nominated for LUX STYLE AWARDS AND MTV Pakistan several times
As a tv presenter Junaid Younus has hosted a lot of live TV programs to morning shows in Pakistan on leading tv channels of Pakistan like PTV , Atv , A PLUS etc .... and hosted a lot international events as presenter all over the world and Junaid Younus is the only Asian to host NOBEL PEACE PRIZE in 2014 ..
As actor Junaid Younus has done one drama called FAMILY BAND for leading channel ARy digital and A lot of acting projects are in like like which includes feature films and drama serials
He has toured the USA, Europe and most of the world!