Ravi Shankar: Award Ceremony and Film Screening

Ravi Shankar: Award Ceremony and Film Screening

Ravi Shankar and George Harrison in Raga: A Film Journey into the Soul of India.

Introduced by Philip Glass. Asia Society presents Ravi Shankar with a Cultural Legacy Award followed by a special screening of the re-release and DVD premiere of the 1971 film Raga: A Film Journey into the Soul of India. DVDs of Raga will be on sale.

UPDATE, 10/29:
Ravi Shankar deeply regrets that he cannot attend the award ceremony due to illness. His daughter Anoushka Shankar will accept the award on his behalf.

6:30-7:00 pm: Award ceremony
7:00-8:30 pm: Raga screening

Related link:
Ravi Shankar: A Life in Music (AsiaSociety.org slideshow)

Watch a trailer for Raga:

Event Details

1 November 2010
2:30pm - 5:00pm

725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

$10 Asia Society members; $12 students with ID and seniors; $15 nonmembers.