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Category Posts: Bharathanatyam

In an era when everything is going electronic, a British-born Tamil percussionist is aspiring to bring the joy of acoustic music back to the UK Tamil music scene with his music video series known as SikDrummer’s Sessions. Nish Raj, known more popularly by his stage name SikDrummer has collaborated with a wide spectrum of artists […]

Passionate about Bharatanatyam, London based Chiinthu Sarvananthan has taken on the mammoth task of breaking the stigma around dancing as an adult. We caught up with Chiinthu – a Bharatanayam dancer, choreographer, and by day, a data protection lawyer – for a quick chat about her upcoming show Annam, that takes place this Saturday (5th […]

How did Yamuna Sangarasivam get a chance to dance with Michael Jackson in his iconic “Black or White” video — which premiered in 27 countries to an audience of 500 million? Although she was a huge fan of the King of Pop, she never imagined that she would meet him, let alone dance a duet […]

Dancing to an ancient rhythm, more than 1,000 Tamil-Canadians will form a giant Canadian flag on a soccer field in Agincourt this month. It’s their way of saying thanks to the country which took them and their parents in. Groups of dancers performing the Bharatha Mile at 4 p.m. on June 24 at the L’Amoreaux […]

Thousands of people gathered on the grounds of Vels University in Chennai, India to celebrate Puthandu – the Tamil New Year – in record-breaking style. N. Athistabalan spent a year organising a Guinness World Records title attempt at the Largest Bharatha Natyam dance, and his efforts certainly paid off as a record 4,525 participants turned […]