Tamil Karaoke Star 2019 Grand Finale amidst festivals

Venkat Raman Saturday, October 12, 2019 will be one of the busiest days for Aucklanders with several events on the cards, one of the most awaited of which would be the Grand Finale of Tamil Karaoke Star 2019. The Programme will be held on that day at Zeal West, located at 20 Alderman Drive in the West Auckland suburb of…

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Telangana Association plans Music and Comedy Night

Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland October 4 at 630 pm Venkat Raman Auckland based Telangana Association of New Zealand is organising its ‘Telugu Comedy and Entertainment Night’ on Saturday, October 4, 2019 at Dorothy Winstone Centre of Auckland Girls Grammar School, Howe Street in Auckland City. The Programme, which is scheduled to be held from 630 pm to 930 pm, will…

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Cultural excellence enhances our Festivals of South India

Venkat Raman The First Annual Indian Newslink Festivals of South India was a special event. Held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Sacred Heart College Auditorium, it brought together, for the first time, five Associations representing five States of South India to present their respective culture, costumes and cuisine. With more than 150 participants and a hundred men and women…

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Andhra amazes with robust dance styles

Srilatha Magatala Andhra Pradesh has always been known for its rich culture. This State has presented a wide range of Performing Arts including Dance, Drama and Music to the world. Many composers of Carnatic Music, including Annamacharya, Khetrayya and Bhadrachala Ramadas belong to this State. Modern Carnatic Music Composers and singers such as Ghantasala, Sujatha Puligella, and Balamurali Krishna are…

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Telangana brings rhapsody, tradition and unity

Narender Reddy Patlola Although Telangana became a separate State just five years ago after decades of struggle, the region is rich in art and culture for more than 5000 years. It emerged as the foremost centre of culture in the Indian subcontinent during the benevolent regimes of Hindu Kakatiya, Muslim Qutab, Shahi and Asaf Jahi dynasties, also known as the…

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Tamil Nadu glorifies Literature and Performing Arts

Sadasivam Kutty As the oldest language and one of the six ‘original’ languages (the other five being Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, Hebrew and Chinese), Tamil is rich in Literature with a natural extension to Performing Arts. From Carnatic Music to Bharata Natyam and an extensive variety of religious and folk dances, the contributions of Tamil Nadu are immeasurable, transcending time and…

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Kerala presents a kaleidoscope of ritual and art

Yeldos Varghese Performing arts occupy a distinct place in Kerala’s heritage. The various art forms are intertwined with the culture of the land and are blended with the lives of the people; the art forms were born out of the rich culture of Kerala. Kerala has developed Performing Arts for more than 1000 years, with its own brand of traditional…

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Innovative spirit brings the best of Karnataka

Kumuda Setty Karnataka has a rich history of culture and heritage and every art form showcases the beauty and belief of that region. The Karnataka segment of the First Annual Indian Newslink Festivals of South India held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Sacred Heart College Auditorium displayed the folk art of Mysore (once the Capital City of the Mysore…

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