Be in Bangalore for daylong dance fiesta (April 29 is World Dance Day)

April 26th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 26 (IANS) From bharatanatyam, kathak, kuchipudi and manipuri to modern dances, 150 artists will take turns for a daylong fiesta here Sunday to celebrate World Dance Day.The 10 ... Read more...

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Vidya, Sridevi cheer for Sabyasachi show at LFW

August 20th, 2011 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Lots of colour along with four dozen models of different ages and sizes on the ramp. That is how the third day of the Lakme ... Read more...

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Kathakali meets Christ: Holy Mass on stage

July 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 17 (IANS) Religious boundaries will blur for a good 90 minutes when Kathakali artistes take to the stage and perform a south Indian dance-drama showcasing the message and ... Read more...

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VVS Laxman, Sushil Kumar amongst 128 Padma awardees

January 25th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Indian batsman VVS Laxman, shooter Gagan Narang, wrestler Sushil Kumar and movie stars Tabu, Kajol and Irrfan Khan and singer Usha Uthup are among 84 personalities ... Read more...

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South India’s Kathakali debuts in Bangladesh

November 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Kathakali, the ancient dance form from South India's Kerala state, has made its debut here.A workshop was held at Shanto Marium University of Creative Technology Oct 26-31 and ... Read more...

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Ignite Fest will be based on Indian classical dances (With Image)

November 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The "vocabulary will be completely Indian" and based on Indian classical dances, says leading Bharatanatyam dancer Anusha Lall about the four-day Ignite Festival of Contemporary ... Read more...

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Potpourri of Indian culture at Games opening ceremony

September 28th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Dances, drums, music, yoga, textiles...The sights, sounds and colours of India, encapsulating 5,000 years of the country's culture, are set to mesmerise at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Tharoor quotes Malayalam poet in his defence

April 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Former minister Shashi Tharoor quoted lines from well-known Malayalam poet Vallathol Narayana Menon while making his defence in parliament Tuesday on the IPL Kochi franchise controversy. ... Read more...

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British cabs to attract visitors to Kerala

March 27th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Taxis in several British cities will now sport scenes of Kathakali and the idyllic backwaters of Kerala in a new campaign to attract more tourists to the ... Read more...

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Marathi Hip Hop on ‘DID’

January 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Dance India Dance' the reality show on Zee TV has got huge hype with highest TRP's. 'DID' contestants are coming up with some more innovative performances and if you think Hip ... Read more...

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Bollywood dance taking America and West by storm

August 19th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood dance craze is spreading across USA, Canada and Europe. Bollywood dance classes-workshops are hot, fun, energetic and contagious and Bollywood dance studios-companies-centers-schools are popping up almost everywhere across cities of America, Canada ... Read more...

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Sitara Devi, Bhupen Hazarika presented Sangeet Natak Akademi awards

July 14th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Veteran Kathak dancer Sitara Devi and musician Bhupen Hazarika were honoured with the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi awards by President Pratibha Patil at a star-studded ceremony ... Read more...

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Ileana Citaristi’s Italian odyssey into Odissi (With Images)

June 22nd, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) She hails from Italy, has lived in India for 30 years and is famous in her own right. The woman in question is not ... Read more...

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Singer Kailash Kher enthrals Taj Mahotsav 2009

February 20th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Feb 20 (ANI): The 10-day annual festival, Taj Mahotsav, dedicated to promotion of art and crafts and celebration of local heritage and culture, commenced at the Shilpgram, near Agra on ... Read more...

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Indian video encyclopedia launches exclusive index pages for Ayurveda and massage

March 26th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 26 (ANI/Business Wire India): The web based Indian video encyclopedia www.indiavideo.org launches exclusive index pages for Ayurveda and massage. The portal aims at providing information to the students of ... Read more...

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