Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur Pooram, Kerala

Thrissur Pooram: Thrissur/ Thrissivaperoor pooram commonly called ‘the pooram of all poorams’. It is one of the mammoth pooram festival in kerala. It has been celebrated every year in Medam ( April) month, as per malayalam calendar, at Vadakkumnathan temple, situated on famous thekkinkadu maidhanam, a hillock right in the centre of city. It was …

Sivamani at The Fine Arts, Chembur, Mumbai

Sivamani

Sivamani: Anandan Sivamani, popularly known as Sivamani, is a percussionist based in India. Sivamani is the son of S. M. Anandan, a Chennai-based percussionist. He plays many instruments including drums, Octoban, Darbuka, Udukai, and Kanjira, as well as many more.    

Usha Uthup

Usha Uthup

Usha Uthup: Usha Uthup or Didi as she is referred to, was brought up in the buslting metropolis of Mumbai. Though she has not learnt music formally, her passion for music was present right from the moment she uttered her first words! Usha Uthup sings in more than thirteen Indian and eight foreign languages. Besides …

Seetha Kalyanam

Seetha Kalyanam – 2013

Seetha kalyanam: Seetha, more commonly known as Sita, is a character in Hindu theology. She is the wife of Rama, and as such is one of the main characters in the Ramayana. Hindu epics commonly use leading characters to represent male / female duality; as such, Seetha represents the female (Prakriti) and is believed to …

Bharata Natyam

Bharata Natyam

Bharata Natyam: Bharata Natyam is a classical dance form from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, practiced predominantly in modern times by women. The dance is usually accompanied by classical Carnatic music. Its inspirations come from the sculptures of the ancient temple of Chidambaram. It was codified and documented as a performing art in …