Devadasis has been a long debated issue- as a temple ritual as well as a dance form, although it has been into existence for centuries and perhaps older than many other classical dance forms. As a social ritual it was discredited a long ago and even many laws were brought to abolish the system. Even […]
Its World Dance Day today. And on this special day I am presenting a photo essay of a very special performance. I have written a little bit about it before. I am sharing these photographs for the first time. It was a truly scintillating performance by Dr. Yashoda Rao Thakore a well known Kuchipudi dancer. […]
Korean National Ballet had a splendid Ballet performance couple of days back in one of the biggest theatres in New Delhi. A capacity crowd of more than five thousand watched a spell-bounding show of classical ballet by Korean ballerinas. A glimpse of what was on show…
Artists of Korean National Ballet performing in New Delhi on Sunday, 27th October 2013. This is a scene from the fourth piece of the performance- Giselle Act 2.
राजस्थान के पारंपरिक व सर्वाधिक लोकप्रिय नृत्य घूमर को विश्व के सर्वोत्कृष्ट 10 स्थानों में से चौथा स्थान मिला है। एक इंटरनेशनल ऑनलाइन ट्रैवल पोर्टल ने दुनिया के सभी नृत्यों को विभिन्न मानदंडों पर परखते हुए ‘‘घूमर‘‘ को चौथा स्थान दिया है। इस कड़ी में यह भारत का एकमात्र नृत्य है। पहले स्थान पर हवाई, […]