Awards

    • GlobalMusicAwardsBronzeMedalwebpngOne of the songs on the recently released album, “Jalaranjani ~ The Moods of Water,” received a bronze medal in the World Music category from The Global Music Awards. The selection that was chosen is “Jiyaa Ki Pyaas In Raag Sindhi Bhairavi” from the Jalaranjani album. See Global Music Award Winners.
    • 118-WEBRita Sahai was among 10 Indian American achievers to be honored by the National Federation of Indian American Associations, (NFIA) at its 18th biennial convention, which was held March 6-8 in Cerritos, CA.
    • First Place in All India Music Competition, Prayag Sangeet Samiti
    • Awarded title of “ Jewel of Music” by the legendary sarod virtuoso Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Ali Akbar College of Music
    • Significant Cultural Contribution Award, Smithsonian Institute
    • California Arts Council Awards
    • HallofFame-3Inductee for Culture and Art, Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame
    • Woman of Achievement Award, City of Berkeley
    • Isadora Duncan Award for Musical Excellence
    • Cultural Ambassador Award for Vocal Classical Music, Federation of Indo American Associations
    • Honoree, International Yuvati Convention, Cultural Festival of India
    • Indian Literacy Project Awards
    • Recognition Award for Promotion of Hindustani Classical Music, India Forum of Utah
    • Outstanding Contribution to the Arts and Humanities Award, Indo American Chamber of Commerce