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1st on R-Day: 480 dancers selected via ’Vande Bharatam’ display India's vibrancy

Hindustan Times 26 Jan 2022
... were selected through a nationwide dance competition ... From the 9th to the 12th of December, 2021, 104 groups competed in the zonal finals in Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Delhi, where they demonstrated their dance prowess.
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Republic Day 2022: Google doodle highlights India's rich heritage

The Times of India 26 Jan 2022
NEW DELHI. has created an animated doodle on the occasion of India's 73rd Republic Day ... The will take place in New Delhi which will consist of tableaux from each state and dozens of bands and folk dances. Download. The Times of Indiafor Latest ... .
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COVID-19: India Republic Day parade curtailed amid COVID-19

Taipei Times 26 Jan 2022
AP, NEW DELHI ... Performers dance during India’s 73rd Republic Day parade at the Rajpath in New Delhi yesterday ... 26, 1950 ... Cases of infections from the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 have begun declining in big cities like New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, and authorities are now focused on curbing infections in smaller cities, towns and villages ... .
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Karnataka: 16- year-old from Mangaluru interacts with PM Modi virtually

The Times of India 24 Jan 2022
The Prime Minister congratulated Remona and appreciated her efforts and learning to dance at the age of three. During the interaction, Remona told the PM that her mother has been an inspiration and she introduced her to Indian culture and various aspects of dance ... for folk dance.
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Pandit Birju Maharaj was an ocean whose depth one could not fathom

Indian Express 24 Jan 2022
Later, I’d meet him whenever I accompanied Kumiben to Delhi ... At 22, with my guru’s blessings, and on my Delhi-based aunt activist-writer Pupul Jayakar’s goading, I moved to the national capital ... Kathak exponent Aditi Mangaldas heads the Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company – The Drishtikon Dance Foundation, Delhi.
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It’s time Centre, states come together on selection of R-Day tableaux

The Siasat Daily 24 Jan 2022
Delhi held the first Republic Day at the Irwin Amphitheatre (now Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium) ... The display of the unique culture of each state brought to Delhi parade with their floats and dances might create the sense of the new nation in the Union Of States.
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Modi confers PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar on 29 children

Indian Express 24 Jan 2022
Delhi in Photos. The prime minister spoke to Remona Evette Pereira from Karnataka about dance, with Puhabi Chakraborti of Tripura and Meedhansh Kumar Gupta from Punjab about their Covid-19 innovations and apps and congratulated Dhiraj Kumar from West Champaran in Bihar on saving his younger brother from a crocodile attack ... IMDMore from Delhi.
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When Pandit Birju Maharaj played the nayak and the nayika with equal ease

Indian Express 23 Jan 2022
He even saw himself as Krishna and would dance with his wives, asking them to be gopis for the evening ... “But where is the expression on the face – one of the mainstays of dance? These people are brilliant and talented but the concentration is on virtuosity,” says Delhi-based Narayan, 71 ... Delhi News Live.
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Shobhaa De | I’m now designing my own Republic Day tableau, OK?

Deccan Chronicle 22 Jan 2022
As a schoolgirl growing up in Delhi, I would wait impatiently for the tableaux and thrill to their visual variety. Some would feature live dances -- from Kathakali to Bhangra ... Since the parade in Delhi is without a chief guest this year, I would like to invite the Djoker! I believe ...
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India’s legendry Kathak dance artist Birju Maharaj dies

Urdu Point 18 Jan 2022
NEW DELHI.(UrduPoint/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-Jan 18th, 2022) Birju Maharaj, legend of Kathak dance, passed away on Monday ... Birju Maharaj who was known as Maharaj-ji by his fans was an iconic artist of Kathak form of classical dance ... In the late 1990s, Maharaj opened his own dance school, Kalashram, in the capital New Delhi.
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Birju Maharaj, legend of India’s kathak dance form, dies

Federal News Radio 18 Jan 2022
NEW DELHI (AP) — Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country’s most well-known performing artists, died Monday ... Kathak uses dance and facial expressions to help tell a story, with many dance pieces inspired by ancient Indian epics ... In the late 1990s, Maharaj opened his own dance school, Kalashram, in the capital New Delhi.
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L Subramaniam and Kavita Krishnamurti recollect the musical side of Kathak legend Birju Maharaj

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022
That was the first time he danced for a south Indian thillana ... In 2015, in Delhi, he performed again at the Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival. While I was the artistic director of the Amaravati Global Music and Dance Festival in 2017, he was part of that as well ... His voice was so mellifluous ... His life and breath were only for music and dance.”. .
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Exclusive: Manasa Joshi remembers legendary Kathak dancer Birju Maharaj, says "Among 25 members in the workshop, Birju Maharaj just looked at me and said, 'Tum dance kabhi math chhodna"

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022
Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj passed away at his home in Delhi on Monday after suffering a heart attack ... She hails Pandit Birju Maharaj for his contribution to the Kathak dance form and says, "If Kathak is known globally today, it is only because of Pandit Birju Maharaj's contribution ... He would relate and compare everything to dance.
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Birju Maharaj, legend of India's kathak dance form, dies

San Francisco Chronicle 17 Jan 2022
NEW DELHI (AP) — Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country’s most well-known performing artists, died Monday ... Kathak uses dance and facial expressions to help tell a story, with many dance pieces inspired by ancient Indian epics ... In the late 1990s, Maharaj opened his own dance school, Kalashram, in the capital New Delhi.
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Birju Maharaj, legend of India’s Kathak dance, dies at 83

Al Jazeera 17 Jan 2022
Birju Maharaj, a legend of classical Indian dance and among the country’s most well-known performing artists, has died ... Birju Maharaj teaching students at his studio in New Delhi [File ... In the late 1990s, Maharaj opened his own dance school, Kalashram, in the capital New Delhi.
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