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Let the Show begin...!!

Decked up Diya…. Curtains down…..Performers Ready….the Bell rings and the stage is set for the show to Begin…!!!

Clicked this one on my IPhone 6 and was surprised that it turned out good given the lights weren’t so bright. 10 more words


Odissi Recital by Veshnu Narayanasamy

Odissi performances are not too frequent in Singapore, especially by male dancers. It was a treat to watch Veshnu Narayanasamy’s performance last night.

Where: @ Bras Basah Complex, organised by Bhaskar Arts Academy and Nrityalaya… 628 more words


Well, I don’t speak Odissi!

Read again, Odissi. Yes, I hope one gets the point I wish to make. After several encounters in the past and a recent one that triggered this emotion again I thought let me clear this air with Odissi, Odiya and Odisha. 710 more words


Odissi dancer, Jaya Mehta tells us how and why dance, music and yoga is an important aspect of Indian culture and history

I met Jaya Mehta at Zorba the Buddha in New Delhi during their Tattva Festival which brings so many wonderful, cheerful and lively people together in celebration of this very life. 1,287 more words

Re-establishers And Re-presenters

Piece by Piece

One thing that I have always tried to understand is this obsession dancers have with needing to constantly learn new items, especially when they are not quite at that stage to learn a particular piece. 757 more words



My Odissi recital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia was in one of the most beautiful auditoria I have ever performed in – the Chaktamuk theatre, along the banks of the Tonlé Sap river, built in the shape of a stunning, unfurling, hand-held fan. 490 more words