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"Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor."
- Anonymous


We are officially in the second half of the year. The longest day is behind us and looming ahead is the season of festivals and celebration. The sun begins its descent as the calendar is filled with numerous reasons to congregate and enjoy the many facets of this incredible country!

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Farewell to an era


Off the beaten track



Discourse on dance



To smile or not to smile....


Rasa Rangini



Health Recipes 14: Sweet Potato Soup
- Uma Pushpanathan



Sparkle of Kathak - Gharana or Otherwise


Gods through syncretic prism









Birthday wishes
Avinash Pasricha: Aug 2
Navtej Johar: Aug 8
Vyjayanthimala Bali: Aug 13
Kalamandalam Vasu Pisharody: Aug 15
Rajee Narayan: Aug 19
Ramaa Bharadvaj: Aug 25

Milap Festival Trust, its Board and Staff Team, have chosen Narthaki.com and Dr. Anita Ratnam as its Founder Director, for the first International Arts Award VISHWA KALA RATNA established by the Trust for the year 2017. The award celebrates and acknowledges the sterling contribution made by dynamic, well established individuals  /organizations towards promoting and strengthening Indian Arts globally. Milapfest will confer the award in England at the Awards Ceremony later in the year. ...Read more
PICK OF THE MONTH


Anita Ratnam: Classical roots, contemporary expressions
By Sushila Ravindranath




Natyarangam presented MAHATMA GANDHI by Bharatakalanjali,
choreographed and directed by C.P. Satyajit
on August 15, 2017 at Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai
Photos courtesy: CP Satyajit

Aranyani Bhargav and Vyuti Dance Company
Aug 3, 2017 at IHC, Delhi
Photos: Avinash Pasricha



QUOTE
“Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.”  
- Martha Graham


COMMENT
Phenomenal portal for arts & culture, esp Bharatanatyam... have been an ardent visitor for some time now.
- Jyothsna Krishnan, Belgium


Temple of Tooth Relic, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Photo: Lalitha Venkat





Kalavedi & Indian Revival Group premiere Parasurama
Aug 17, 2017 New Delhi



ICCR presents
BN by Geeta Chandran

Aug 18 - 20, Sweden
Aug 22 - 24, Serbia

Ranan premieres
Shunya Se

Aug 24, 2017, Kolkata


Sai Arts International presents
Sai  Nrityotsav 100

Sept 1, 2017 Bangalore



Attendance presents 50th Dance DISCourse - A Couple of Art Couples
Sept 2, 2017 Bangalore




Prateesha Suresh: Responsibility towards my art
- Vijay Shanker


Aniruddha Knight: Any burden pushes us towards perfection
- Shveta Arora



Bharatiyaalaya
- Anirudh Srinivasraghavan




Shanta Serbjeet Singh (Jan 11, 1936 - Aug 2, 2017)
- Ashish Mohan Khokar

When the mentor leaves…
- Lada Guruden Singh 




Dancing Ganjam
- Nita Vidyarthi


A transformative journey through the Nine Emotions
- Shereen Saif






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