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Masked movements

tapati chowdhurie came to know about the history and shades of Chhau dance THE word chawk, which means square, reminds one of Odissi dance. Chawk is the basic position in Odissi, from which all movements emanate. Raka Moitra's dance school named ... The Statesman, 4 days ago

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The Telegraph

Varsity push for chhau

Kolhan University's new vice chancellor (VC) R.P.P. Singh has raised fresh hopes over a certificate course on chhau that till date has been a non-starter. The VC responded positively when Seraikela royal family member Pratap Aditya Singhdeo recently ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago University chhau course misses a beat  The Telegraph1 month ago
The Hindu

Behind the mask

Acclaimed guru Shashadhar Acharya, a custodian of Chhau dance, is hopeful that the dance will thrive. It was not without a valid reason that the UNESCO declared Chhau dance as intangible cultural heritage of humanity. Guru Shashadhar Acharya, an expert Chhau ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago Moved by 'Chhau', German woman makes the traditional dance global  IBNLive India News2 months ago
Times of India

Jol Nupur actress debuts with film on Chhau dance

Priya Paul, who got noticed after playing Manjari in Ekhane Akash Neel and is currently working in popular Bengali soap, Jol Nupur, is all set to make her big-screen debut. Mrinmoy Saha's upcoming flick, Nirmok, will see this dusky beauty play ...
 Times of India1 month ago
The Hindu

Joy of living

Mayurbhanj Chhau with its singular body language, with the dancer balanced on one leg with the other revelling in exuberant aerial movements, without codified hand gestures like the other Indian dance traditions, has a raw and manly naturalness, which can be ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Indian Express

5/17/2014: My City: The Mystical Forest, a dance production

This show, based on the Mayurbhanj Chhau dance form, is choreographed by Santosh Nair. Through this act, the artists portray experiences of inhabitants within a forest. This performance has artist from India and abroad, including Carolina
 Hindustan Times2 months ago Mystical and graceful  The Statesman2 months ago Out of the woods  New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago Mystery of the forest unravelled on stage  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Postplatform : Eliminate Chaupadi now

JUL 16 - It was really sad to hear that recently a woman sleeping in a Chhau shed was sexually assaulted in Karkiwada village development committee of Mugu district. Women have been struggling to get rid of the Chaupadi system which requires ...
 Kathmandu Post1 week ago
Mid Day

The Chhau Chronicles

In 12th century, when the Pala Empire in Bengal was losing its hold in eastern India, a small cantonment in Seraikela (now in Jharkhand) was preparing the grounds for a dance form using the techniques of Indian art of combat. The tribal Folk dance ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

Focus on Bengal folk music at festival

Patachitra (scroll painting) artists from West Bengal will present traditional songs, as they paint scrolls at the first Sahaj Parab Festival, beginning on August 1. Focusing exclusively on traditional or "root music", the fourday fest at the ...
 The Hindu54 minutes ago Bengal scroll artists' art-music synergy at fest  ProKerala.com23 hours ago Bengal scroll artists art-music synergy at fest  Bombay News.Net18 hours ago Bengal scroll artists' art-music …  Yahoo! India22 hours ago
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Water Aid

The impact of period taboos

Journalist Rose George reports on her visit to WaterAid Nepal, where she saw the impact of menstrual taboos on women and girls. For Radha dinner is served at 7. She crouches down behind a shed, a good distance from her house, then waits. She knows ...
 Water Aid1 day ago
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