Manipur — The land of 1,000 dances

Sankirtana in Manipur; Khamba Thoibi dance in Lai Haroba

Amazing may not be the first word that comes to mind when you think of Manipuri.

The truth be told

Asian age

Singapore born danseuse Shantha Ratii took her baby steps of stardom at an early age.

A fitting tribute to yesteryear musicians


They were all born into brothels but that doesn’t mean they have to be part of the flesh trade.

Remembering Zohra Sehgal, the dancer

A poster of Zohra Sehgal in an Uday Shankar Dance Company performance; Zohra in Budapest.

Shining the spotlight on the late actress Zohra Sehgal’s life as a dancer with Uday Shankar’s Dance Company

Guelaguetza keeps Mexican folklore alive

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Aurelio Mendez has played the wooden chirimia flute, an instrument from pre-Hispanic days, for 40 years at Mexico’s Guelaguetza festival, considered Latin America’s biggest indigenous folklore and dan

Classical dance vs group performance?


Just before a recital on a U.S.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.