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Dance Education in India

Aug 11, 2012

Dance education refers to education or training that leads to theatrical dancing, as opposed to dance in education, which is limited to dance in elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools where dance is offered as a useful tool for physical and personal development and as a way of developing higher learning skills.

Dance in Films in India

Aug 11, 2012

Movie is incomplete without songs and dance in it. In Indian traditional culture also importance is given to songs and dance. Dance is most popular way to express your happiness.

Contemporary Dance form in India

Aug 10, 2012

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.

Tribal Dance form in India

Aug 10, 2012

Indian Tribal Dances are performed strictly by aboriginal populations in the country.

Folk Dance forms in India

Aug 10, 2012

Folk dances are performed for every possible occasion, to celebrate the arrival of seasons, birth of a child, a wedding and festivals.

Classical Dance in India : Odissi

Aug 10, 2012

Odissi is one of the famous classical Indian dances from Orissa state. Odissi is a highly inspired, passionate, ecstatic and sensuous form of dance.


Classical Dance in India : Kathak

Aug 10, 2012

One of the most major classical dances of North India is Kathak.


Classical Dance in India : Kathakali

Aug 9, 2012

Kathakali, is an efflorescent art form of Kerala. It has been described as a true representation of the artistic traditions of India and one of the most magnificent theatres of the imagination.

Classical Dance in India : Bharatnatyam

Aug 9, 2012

Bharatnatyam Dance - Bha- Bhavam (means expression), Ra- Ragam (means music), Ta- Talam (means beat or rhythm) and Natyam (means dance) in Tamil.

Origin of Dance in India

Aug 9, 2012

Dance is a type of art that generally involves movement of the body, usually rhythmic and to music, performed in many different cultures and used as a form of expression, social interaction and exercise or presented in a spiritual or performance setting.


Dec 10, 2010

The dance drama that still exists  today and can most closely be associated with the Sanskrit the atrical tradition is Kuchipudi which is also known as Bhagavata Mela Natakam. The actors sing and dance, and the style is a blend of folk and classical.

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