|India is a
land of diverse cultures. The variations in physical, climatic conditions
and the extent of exposure to other cultures have greatly influenced the
traditions and culture of the different regions. There is an underlying
basic factor common to the whole of India, with variations in the practices
based on their local needs and influences. Further, the greatness
of India has been in accepting the best from all the invaders and intermingling
the new customs and styles with the existing - this is visible in all aspects
- music, dance, painting, sculptures, architecture.
article, an excerpt from the introduction to the book "The Art and Architecture
of India" by Benjamin Rowland puts it all in a nutshell.
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Chennai December Margazhi Music / Dance Season 2023 - 2024
Kutty Kutchery Festival 2023 (Dec 15 - 24, 2023)
conducted by Rasoham
founded by Laasya Narasimhachari, the daughter and disciple of Gurus Narasimhachari & Vasanthalakshmi.
10 alternate and intimate venues across Chennai showcasing 10
performative conversations across genres by artists, including
classical, folk, contemporary dance, music, and theater.
Kattaikkuttu Sangam's Mahabharata Festival 2023
October 7 to December 9, 2023
every Saturday from 5 pm to 6:30 pm at the Kattaikkuttu Sangam, Punjarasantankal Village near Kanchipuram
10 Mahabharata performances by a cast of talented young and senior
performers of the Kattaikkuttu Sangam, including representatives of the
first generation of women performers.
NCPA - ON Stage - Dec 2023, Volume 13, Issue 5
Tamil film song Lyrics
Velli kizhamai vidiyum velai
ninaithadhai nadathiye mudippavan
- Nam Naadu
- Paadha Kanikkai
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