Priya Murali.Indian Link

A refined debut

MOHAN AYYAR reviews an arangetram that displayed maturity beyond years and even incorporated an Aboriginal story

‘Classical dance is pure joy’

Her reputation precedes her as highly renowned Odissi exponent Madahavi Mudgal arrives this month in Australia for her first ever performances in Adelaide and Melbourne. An artist of great calibre she received the Sanskriti Award and...

Indian classical meets Australian Jazz

SHUBHA MUDGAL AND ANEESH PRADHAN Presented by Sandy Evans and Sirens Big Band

Watch: Sydney School students sing the Australian national anthem in Sanskrit

The students from the Sydney Sanskrit School performed the Australian and Dharawal national anthems in Sanskrit. Ahead of the second Indian community languages parents and teachers conference in July, here’s a clip of students from...

A daring contemporary spin on the goddess trope

Anita Ratnam’s Bharatanatyam piece for Mapping Melbourne is a feminist’s delight. APARNA ANANTHUNI reports

Aakash Odedra: Rising to the sky

The contemporary Kathak at OzAsia Festival was a breath of fresh air
lalitha kalalaya.Indian Link

Knowing themselves through dance

Students of the Lalitha Kalalaya school of dance present annual concert, WRITES VISH CHILUMKURTI.
Dr Narthaki Natraj.Indian Link

God Woman: Dr Narthaki Nataraj

APARNA ANANTHUNI speaks to Bharatanatyam dancer and transgender activist Dr Narthaki Natraj on her struggles, feminism and more

A joy to behold

The young debutante was able to convince the audience, at the end of her performance at Newcastle’s St. Phillip Christian College, that she was indeed blessed with wonderful talent
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Elegant simplicity

Double debut proves refreshing with its focus on essentials, writes DEEPA GOPINATH.