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A story of survival, resilience & redemption

Married to a former Austrian ambassador to India, Herbert Traxl, Shovana has lovingly researched the life and times of her father-in-law, Erwin.

22 Dec 2017 6:45 AM

Is good, good enough in dance?

Mastering dance is a process without end. The Padmavibhushans of the dance world believe that they always remain learners.

12 Dec 2017 6:24 AM

Euphonic Yoga: Raga, taal, Kathak and yoga, all in one

The benefits combining elements of yoga with dance have been explored since the birth of modern dance a century ago & the potential remains unlimited.

28 Nov 2017 6:30 AM

Spreading the message of peace through music

Through their distinguished lineage, their music carries the sound the most ancient living city on the earth – Kashi.

16 Nov 2017 6:14 AM

Dance of the Enchantress is meditation in joy

The film is so much more than a documentary; it is an aesthetic experience that evokes rasa through the music, dance and visuals.

14 Nov 2017 2:26 AM


What is Odissi actually?

The state of Odisha is known as the land of temples.

31 Oct 2017 1:24 AM

Indomitable spirit of intangible culture

A hallmark of current IIC director Air Marshal (Retd) Naresh Verma’s focus has been amplifying the international component.

17 Oct 2017 1:37 AM

Through the medium of dance, confronting ego and anger

Arushi and Purvadhanshree brought a depth of reflection to the impact of attachment to the ego.

03 Oct 2017 1:10 AM

What does it take to dance?

Wheelchair dances in India are mostly group performances based on classical, Bollywood, creative movement fusion and folk dance traditions.

05 Sep 2017 12:42 AM

A rich Kathak performance, by a superb young dancer

The modern stage is also an excellent place for showcasing sophisticated entertainment.

30 Aug 2017 10:42 PM


How women entered a martial arts dance

Teaching chhau to young women in Calcutta was quite a learning and growth period for Krishna Chandra Naik.

23 Aug 2017 1:53 AM

Loie: The American pioneer of modern dance

Apparently Fuller’s off-stage life was as complex as her carefully choreographed performances.

08 Aug 2017 12:31 AM

Everything about dance presentation on stage

Communication and coordination are essential for aesthetic performance.

18 Jul 2017 12:51 AM

How to ruin a dance performance

This commitment to present Odissi and other performing arts of Odisha will hopefully put them on the cultural map of Delhi.

04 Jul 2017 12:54 AM

The many joys of conducting a dance workshop

It is a fertile ground watered by sinking into the ground of one discipline while tasting the various fruits of the cultural garden.

13 Jun 2017 3:05 AM


Contagious enthusiasm, admirable professionalism at dance festival

A milestone like this was an opportunity to bring together a celebration of Sonal’s iconic contributions to Indian arts traditions.

16 May 2017 2:03 AM

K Viswanath: Director who aims to revive classical arts

The entire experience of working in a K. Viswanth film was pure pleasure, says Sharon Lowen.

02 May 2017 5:59 AM

Keeping tradition and innovation together

Kumudini Lakhia made clear that she viewed the Benares gharana, which included Janaki Prasad from Bikaner and Sita Devi’s family.

18 Apr 2017 12:59 AM

Never the twain shall meet?

There is no doubt that the basic techniques of classical dance can be mastered.

04 Apr 2017 1:58 AM

A million Sitas in the forest

It was such a joy to see Anita Ratnam’s charmingly choreographed story-theatre performance, which was pulled off brilliantly.

21 Mar 2017 2:00 AM