Sunday, July 14, 2024

Pakistani Folk Singer Mai Dhai Makes it from Tharparkar to Times Square!

Mai Dhai, a famous folk singer from Tharparkar in Pakistan, has been featured on the iconic Times Square billboard in New York. Known for her distinctive style and powerful voice, Mai Dhai first gained international attention after performing at the Lahooti Live Sessions in 2013.

In 2015, she furthered her international presence by participating in the SXSW Music Festival in the United States. During that trip, she also performed at the City University Graduate Center in New York, showcasing her talent to a broader audience.

Mai Dhai’s national popularity skyrocketed with her performances on Coke Studio Season 8. Her songs “Aankhaṛli Phaṛookai” and “Kadi Ao Ni” received widespread praise and critical acclaim, solidifying her status as a prominent figure in Pakistan’s music scene.

Her journey from the remote Tharparkar region to the global stage is a testament to her extraordinary talent and dedication to folk music. This latest recognition in Times Square highlights her significant contributions to preserving and promoting the rich cultural heritage of Pakistan through her music.

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