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Lessons in tabla, dholak in Trinidad schools

April 8th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 8 (IANS) Nearly 167 years after Indians arrived here, the sounds of the tabla, dholak and harmonium will be heard in over 550 primary schools of Trinidad and ... Read more...

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Stressed? Drum it away

May 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The high-energy beats of Western and African drums can reduce stress in younger people as they battle to make headway in the academic or professional ... Read more...

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Reseacher devises ‘rhythm for success’ during FIFA World Cup

May 29th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) A song promoting a "rhythm for success", to inspire footballers to score more goals during next month's 2010 FIFA World Cup, has been composed by a researcher using ... Read more...

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‘African drums’ language used to create FIFA WC song

May 29th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): With the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa close at hand, a new song promoting a 'rhythm for success', to inspire footballers to score more goals has ... Read more...

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Mandela chooses Brit tune for World Cup song

May 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, May 25 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela has chosen a tune written by two British songwriters as World Cup anthem.Rock legend Russ Ballard, lead singer and guitarist of Argent, ... Read more...

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Three-day music festival in Goa under police scanner

February 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) With trance music festivals in Goa becoming notorious for sale of drugs during events, the three-day non-stop music festival beginning Feb 5 in a forest area near Agonda ... Read more...

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From Gandhi to Akon, it was a fitting IPL finale

May 25th, 2009 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) From Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajan to Akon's smash hits, the closing ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the New Wanderers here Sunday night showcased the ... Read more...

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India and Africa: Global partners in resurgence

May 23rd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand The beat of African drums, ancient Sanskrit mantras intoned in classical style, dancers sporting colourful African masks, elegant Mohiniattam dancers - cultural and national boundaries blurred when nearly 100 musicians ... Read more...

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Indian, African artistes pay tribute to two great cultures

April 8th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) It was a magical night celebrating the artistic confluence of two ancient lands, an ocean apart but akin in spirit against the backdrop of history. The beats ... Read more...

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