Siva Foundation, a Kuchipudi dance academy based in Chennai and run by senior classical dancer and guru Madhavapeddi Murthy is celebrating its 25th year in Chennai.
Sullia is a small town in the ghats, close to the Karnataka - Kerala border on the way to the more touristy hillside of Madikeri.
It is that time of the year when many a temple across Tamil Nadu hosts classical dance festivals to celebrate Sivaratri. And so, this week these festivals - some only for Sivaratri evening and some weeklong - will unfold.
The annual Nishagandhi dance festival, conducted by Kerala's Department of Tourism is a seven-day cultural fiesta and is held in the Nishagandhi auditorium, in the heritage premises of the lush green Kanakakkunnu Palace in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram.
Shanthi Sutra – Thread of Peace, is a Bharatanatyam production by Kalakshetra Foundation exclusively for educational institutions in the backdrop of Gandhi Parv, the 150th birth celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.