Come elections and Charida village in Purulia, West Bengal, sees a spike in demand for its Chhau dance masks depicting gods, anti-gods, and everything in between Business Line, 1 month ago
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Catch 'em young:Mumbai-based dancer Santosh Nair has made it his mission to revive chhau by popularising it among children. A Mayurbhanj chhau workshop has the lofty but attainable goal of planting a seed of curiosity in young minds Santosh ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
Charida is an unrecognizable blip on the map. An aerial view, however, would reveal the shiny, dark roads that snake through the hamlet in Purulia, one of the most impoverished districts in West Bengal. Having received basic traces of development, the village ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Ranchi, March 21: The much-awaited annual folk dance festival, Chhau Mahotsav, will begin from April 3 in Seraikela. Hosted by the state art and culture department, the nine-day event will see performances by chhau artistes on three schools of ...Calcutta Telegraph, 2 months ago
Inspired initially by the martial art forms, Thang Ta of Manipur, Kalaripayattu of Kerala, and Chhau from Odisha, Priti Patel, artistic director of Anjika, conceptualised Aayam — new dimensions in dance choreography — like a skillful potter. ...The Statesman, 2 months ago
Prev By Anju Maskeri | Posted 3 hours If you have ever watched a Mayurbhaj Chhau performance, chances are that you've noticed that men often outnumber women. "It is a male-oriented dance form that originated as a martial art in Orissa. It ...Mid Day, 1 month ago
Reputed names in the field of music and dance performed at the International Convention of SPIC MACAY in Guwahati. The picturesque sprawling campus of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG), with the majestic Brahmaputra flowing on one ...The Hindu, 5 days ago
— By | May 17, 2016 12:48 am BHOPAL : Sending out the message of women empowerment, a ballet Shakti was staged in three styles of Chhau dance including Seraikella, Mayurbhanj and Purulia here on Monday at Shahid Bhawan Auditorium. Choreographed by ...The Freepress Journal, 1 week ago
Kolkata, May 7 (IBNS): The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University on Friday, started its 3-day Lokshilpa O Karukriti Mela with 60 artists, craftsmen and weavers from 15 districts of West Bengal ...India Blooms, 2 weeks ago Artists, craftspersons to participate in Lokshilpa O Karukriti Me... India Blooms, 2 weeks ago
The blackness of the recently-tarred road that passes through Charida village is accentuated by the bursts of colour on either side. The road is a gift from the Mamata Banerjee government, which came to power in 2011, paving the path for ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
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