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Chitra Visweswaran – Exponent of the Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam

Chitra Visweswaran is an Indian Bharata Natyam dancer who runs a dance school, the Chidambaram Academy of Performing Arts in Chennai. She was awarded the Padma Shri, one of the top civilian honours given by the Government of India, in 1992. Early Life and Training Visweswaran began dancing at the age of three with her mother, Rukmini Padmanabhan, who was trained…Continue readingChitra Visweswaran – Exponent of the Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam

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Who organises the renowned dance, music and other cultural festivals of India?

Who Organises Khajuraho Dance Festival?  The festival is organised by the state Culture department, Madhya Pradesh Tourism and the Archaeological Survey of India. Highlights  This festival highlights the richness of the Indian classical dance styles such as Kathak, Bharathanatyam, Odissi, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, and Kathakali with performances of some of the best exponents in the field. Besides dance performances, tourists…Continue readingWho organises the renowned dance, music and other cultural festivals of India?

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Indian Classical Dance at British Museum, London – A museum with priceless Indian treasures

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Mamallapuram Dance Festival

Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram is a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is an ancient historic town and was a bustling seaport during the time of Periplus (1st century CE) and Ptolemy (140 CE). Ancient Indian traders who went to countries of South East Asia sailed from the seaport of Mahabalipuram.…Continue readingMamallapuram Dance Festival

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Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Chennai

Official Website of Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Chennai Rasika Ranjani Sabha, one of the finest Auditoriums in Chennai, is at the heart of the city’s cultural hub – Mylapore. Amidst the ancient temple like Kapaleeshwarar & Valeeswarar, holy chants, tree-lined avenues, iconic eateries, age-old traditions and celebrated landmarks, the radiant and resplendent Sabha stands tall with…Continue readingRasika Ranjani Sabha, Chennai

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The mesmerising classical dance-forms of India, based on great Hindu spiritual texts

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमःॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared here. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Indian classical dance, or Shastriya Nritya, is an Umbrella Term for various performance…Continue readingThe mesmerising classical dance-forms of India, based on great Hindu spiritual texts