Maneswita Jaiswal and Chelei Solo, among world’s best street buskers will be busking in Sydney


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Toyota recently announced the winners of the ‘Feeling the Streets’  competition ”“ unearthing six of the world’s greatest unknown street performers and bringing them together to form a Global Band.

Indian finalists, Maneswita Jaiswal, Drummer, 19, from Lucknow, India and Chelei Solo, Vocal (Guitar), India  are amongst the world’s best street buskers and between Oct 7 ”“ 15, will be busking in Sydney CBD, performing at a Jam Session with the band (13th Oct) and undertaking a road trip through the Hunter Valley and Blue Mountains.

Every single day, all over the world, street musicians make the roads, alleyways and street corners a better place to be. Toyota recently announced the winners of the ”˜Feeling the Streets’ competition ”“ a global initiative designed to unearth the world’s greatest unknown talent –   which will see six of the best street performers join together for a once-in-a-lifetime trip, down under.

From the 7th ”“ 16th October, the band, made up of a mix of traditional musicians and unique stand out entertainers, will embark on a road trip across New South Wales, using the opportunity as inspiration to collaborate, write and record their first-ever track, from the road.

Adding to the Australian experience, Australian music icons and Toyota Ambassadors the McClymonts will also show their support throughout the trip ”“ helping to promote the initiative further across Australia and the band’s fresh new sound.

Speaking about the Feeling the Streets competition as it caps off its second season, Tony Cramb, Executive Director of Sales & Marketing, Toyota says,  “We’re excited to once again offer some of the best, emerging talent the opportunity to showcase their passions and ability on the world stage. The Feeling the Street competition is a never-seen-before concept which brings together a diverse group of musicians through the common element of music. We’re looking forward to welcoming the band down under and following them on their journey”.

Chosen from a pool of 370 unique artists, across 29 countries, via two rounds of public voting (attracting 14 million Facebook interactions across the globe), the band includes:

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