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Dance Tour of Sri Lanka

Dancer Krithika Shurajit writes on a recent tour to the island by a group of dancers. It is every artiste's dream to perform overseas for the prestigious ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations).

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Suguna Varadachari as guru : Column by her sishya Vidya Kalyanaraman

          Chennai-based Carnatic music guru and artiste Suguna Varadachari was felicitated at a very special event recently in Chennai. The event brought together all her sishyas. Among them was vocalist Vidya Kalyanaraman.

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Collaborating with Sacramento Symphony

• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES This recent collaboration was initiated by Haripriya Raghavan, an ardent musician and music promoter in northern California for many years. .

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Classical Dance in Hyderabad . . .

                South India Cultural Association or SICA  is one of the oldest and valued cultural organizations based in Hyderabad that arrange dance and music concerts consistently apart from annual festivals.

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Chamber Concert Experience

            I love chamber concerts. And I will soon tell you why. My latest concert of this format was in Bangalore for Saamagaana Sangeetha Sanje.

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Bhagavata Mela; the Dance of Storytellers

    The Bhagavata Mela, from it’s inception in the 15th century is a male exclusive art form with bhagavatars donning various roles and enacting stories from the Puranas.

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By the Baltic Bay! A dancer's travelogue

• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES Nestled along the Baltic Bay, the warmth, love and simplicity really struck me from the moment I landed at Riga. Latvian folks are very warm, friendly and humble.

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Different Strokes at Opera House, Sydney

• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES Contributed by Sumi Krishnan Rhythm Spectrum, an In Concert Music & Pallavi Production, strikes a chord with its audience, in its first ‘Master’ concert series, on March 2, at the Utzon Room of the prestigious, Opera House Sydney in Australia.

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Talking Bharatanatyam in Snowy Hills

• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES Sipping probably the nth glass of sugary tea, I looked around to find about hundred odd wonderstruck pair of eyes looking at this odd creature who was going to talk to them about Bharatanatyam and Indian culture.

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Around the world, with Chitravina...N. Ravikiran

• KUTCHERIBUZZ ARCHIVES Chitravina N. Ravikiran was on a globe-trotting assignment recently. From the U.S to Singapore, U.K. and France. And he treated rasikas around the world, be it with his Ragam-tanam-pallavis or jugalbandhi concerts with jazz and flute. In an exclusive column for KutcheriBuzz, Ravikiran shares his experiences...

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