US Singer Mary Millben Performs at I-Day Event
NEW DELHI, (IANS) – Mary Millben, a well-known singer, and media personality in the US became the first American artist to perform as an invited cultural ambassador at the Indiaspora Global Forum event commemorating India’s 75th anniversary on August 15.
Millben expressed her excitement at celebrating India’s independence and highlighting the crucial democratic partnership between the United States and India.
In addition to three consecutive performances for US Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump, Millben, a devout follower of God, has previously performed for Queen Noor of Jordan and Princess Basmah bint Saud Al Saud.
Millben, wrote on Instagram, “India has welcomed me with such warmth and hospitality. Let me just say, wow! So beautifully welcomed. And truly grateful. India is truly a place of great warmth, kindness, and spiritual energy. I am most grateful to the Government of India.”
On Independence Day in 2020, Millben made headlines with a virtual rendition of the Indian national anthem. An emotional rendition of “Om Jai Jagdish Hare” for the 2020 Diwali followed the performance.