The Kuchipudi dancer and actor Shri Haleem Khan enthralled the Bala audience with his fascinating life. The session started with a short and wonderful promo of his dance and his life. “Born into a conservative family, Haleem Khan demonstrated that art is beyond religion and creed“. Introducing his journey of life, he said: “For me […]
Sudha Chandran spoke to the campers in the My life, My Passion session on 2nd June 2013. In her inspiring talk, she spoke about the need to believe in oneself, and to have faith and never give up, even when life puts us at stake. She urged the audience to fight when struggles come in […]
Methil Devika gave a lecture Demonstration on traditional dance form of Kerala – Mohiniyattam. Through her speech and beautiful expressions and demonstrations of the dance form, she taught the children to see divinity all around them. She spoke about her journey that started with a fall, about her passion and she told that children that […]
The last day, all danced to the tune of bhajans – Hare Rama Hare Krishna – for nearly two hours!
This is one of the workshop children enjoyed most. Lakshmi explained and demonstrated the forms of dance, Bharatanatyam and Kathakali with special reference to the similarity and differences between them. They reiterated that the classical dance forms of India are not merely a movement of the body, but involves the dancer’s being one with God. […]