CHI is proud to announce 2020 Making A Difference honoree Ila Paliwal, the award-winning vocalist, musician and philanthropist.

Ila Paliwal, who is an ardent supporter of children’s causes and climate change, released her new album, Ila -The Earth Symphony on Jul. 16, 2020. Incidentally Ila means Earth in Sanskrit. It is a love song to our little green planet in which Ila and 150 world-class performers create an audio treat which will calm and delight listeners.

In support of CHI music and arts programming for children, Ila is generously donating 100% of album sales proceeds and matching them as well. 

To participate, please:

  1. Buy or gift the album here before Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020
  2. At the time of purchase, leave a one-line review and be sure to include CHI in your name.
  3. Share with family and friends!

Children’s Hope India will present the Making A Difference Award to Ila at Ragas & Rhapsodies: A Virtual Celebration of Resilience, our annual gala which will be held virtually on Sept. 20, 2020. This year’s event pays homage to the healing power of music for the mental health and wellbeing of children.

We look forward to seeing everyone on Sept. 20; until then, please enjoy Ila’s music and help support Children’s Hope India!


About Ila Paliwal

Ila Paliwal is an award-winning vocalist, composer, songwriter, producer and philanthropist. Over the years she has collaborated with many world-class musicians and has performed at some of the most renowned venues like Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Dubai Financial center, Microsoft Theater LA and NCPA Mumbai. A dedicated philanthropist, Ila passionately promotes the message of Unity in Diversity amongst all forms of life.

CHI’s Ragas & Rhapsodies Gala on Sept. 20, 2020 will honor Ila Paliwal with the Making A Difference Award.

About Ila — The Earth Symphony

A celebration of our natural world, Ila’s new album has a strong Indian influence — rooted in traditions and scriptures, but with a world music approach. The album is truly global featuring over 150 of the finest musicians from around the world and the renowned International orchestras: Royal Philharmonic orchestra and Royal Choir of London, Soweto Choir of South Africa. The music was composed and arranged by Grammy award winner and composer Ricky Kej. The music is positive, atmospheric and dynamic: upbeat at times, and meditative at others. 
Ila Paliwal’s new album, The Earth Symphony, the proceeds of which will be donated to CHI programs.