AJIMSA Respect for life in all its forms
Ajimsa is a French-Chilean band from Santiago de Chile founded in 2016. Since their beginning, only 5 years ago, the band has already released 3 studio albums:
1 LP “Cosmovisión” (2017) et 2 EP “Somos I” (2019), “Somos II” (2020)
FESTIVALS AND TOURS
The band has played in important festivals of their country of origin, such as Rockeando sin Fronteras (from Cosquin Rock) 2018, Santiago Off 2019 and Chilean Rock Day 2019. Besides, Ajimsa has toured twice in Chile in 2018 and 2019. At the end of 2021, they made a successful tour to Mexico, that led them to important stages, such as International Festival Quimera, Toluca; Foro Hilvana, Mexico City, Conjunto Santander de las Artes Escénicas, Guadalajara, etc…
ABOUT THEIR MUSIC
The name of the band has its origin in the Sanskrit “Ahimsa”, which means respect for life in all its forms. Their songs bring important messages of unity, calling for respect for planet Earth and whoever lives on it.
Their artistic proposal, self-defined as “ethnofusion”, explores a diversity of sounds, rhythms and languages, together with a multicultural aesthetics reflected in their costumes and visual projections, which turns their shows into a journey around the world.
From their studio recorded music, several singles stand out: Ethereal, Quero te ver florescer feat Joe Vasconcellos, a renowned Chilean artist, and their last single “Nakba”, which deals with Palestinian Apartheid, the violent and rough reality faced by the Palestinian people for 74 years from the hands of the Israelian State.