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Get to know about the world of dance and happenings in this section, where we not only give you detailed information about several performances, but would also welcome you all to share your listings and event details with us.

Dance Of The Bliss: Vilasini Natyam

Dance has been a part of her upbringing right from the childhood. Her mother and her first Bharatanatyam Guru Smt ...
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Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra’s ‘Krishna’

Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra’s annual dance-drama ‘Krishna’ is back. In its 42nd edition this majestic production on the life of ...
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Sakhi- A Friend And Beyond

Recently Sangeet Shyamala in association with Dr. Usha Rk had presented a unique and interesting dance feature “Sakhi – in ...
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Kutiyattam: Ancient Yet Alive

It is debatable amongst scholars but it’s said, even Kathakali find its roots in all the ‘attams’ predominating its existence ...
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Home And The World

A male trans-national dancer from Australia pursuing Bharatnatyam as a profession in an increasingly rigid political, social, and cultural India; ...
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I am ‘This’, I am ‘That’

Part 2 continues…. Placing contemporaneity in classical dance, Justin explains, “Something to remember is that throughout the 20th and 21st ...
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I am ‘This’, I am ‘That’

|| Shivah Shaktya yukto yadi bhavati Shaktah prabhavitum Na chedevam devo na khalu kushalah spanditumapi|| “Joined with Shakti (thyself), Lord ...
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Carrying On The Kathak

Ragini Maharaj, born into the illustrious family of the Kalka-Bindadin Gharana, she has received her training from a very young ...
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Susanskriti: Tracing Heritage Through Dance

There is a certain charm in the old. There is a reason why all that is classic or traditional stands ...
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Like A Breath Of Fresh Air

One walks into an auditorium, and hears the dancer singing with the orchestra and dancing too! What a treat to ...
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To Save Or Not To Save

The Indian subcontinent has had a long standing oral tradition history where śrutis from Vedas, epics like Mahabharata & Ramayana, ...
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Baithaks: A Relic or A Reality

The concept of proscenium stage and for that matter even furniture is a western concept. Indians by far and by ...
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Perplexing Passages of Patronage

Money is a Big Bad word in the world of Indian classical arts. Something which is so highly spiritual, is ...
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Transgressing Boundaries: A sketch of Guru Sharon Lowen

Padmavibhushan Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra said of Sharon Lowen in 1987, after accompanying her 22 performance Festival of India-USA tour, “She ...
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Kendra Dance Festival

Kendra Dance Festival is back this year with new artists performing outside the Kendra domain for the first time. Every ...
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