Kathakali – Dance Drama

Kathakali is probably the most fascinating traditional performing art form in India’s rich cultural pageant… this uniquely interpretative dance is governed by dramatic dynamics, including an elaborately defined code of body kinetics, which combines with beautifully eloquent gestural representation. — K Ayyappa Panicker, noted Malayalam poet

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Rotary salutes martyrs

An All-Faith Memorial ­Service was hosted by RC Madras Bay City, D 3232, at the Ethiraj College for Women in Chennai to pay homage to the martyrs of the Armed Forces. DG Babu Peram attended the solemn event along with many other ­Rotarians, uniformed officers, NCC cadets,

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Odissi — Poetry in motion

There are two distinct ­languages — the verbal which separates people, and the visual that is understood by everybody”. These words of Yaakov Agam best describe all performing arts and are true of Indian classical dance that have survived for centuries by communicating through visual medium transcending

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DGEs get lessons in leadership

One year is all you have, go forth and work with passion. You have such powerful leadership in your zones. You have Kalyan Banerjee, Raja Saboo and K R Ravindran, and the directors, past, present and future. What Basker has done in membership is truly impressive. You

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