Indian Dances Thrill

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Maitisong Amphitheatre in Maru-a-Pula School (MaP) was fully packed on Saturday evening as the Indian community gathered to celebrate their cultures, which were, displayed in difference types each telling a story about Indian roots.

The Natya Prabhava 2013 as the event was called was made possible by the school of Indian Dance and Music students from  the young ages of four to senior students who most of them were in their teens.  The school aims to build a community that understands, appreciates, compliments and respects each culture and tradition through the fundamental principles of learning practice and performance.

As jewellery is part of Indian culture, the dancers looked beautiful and sparkled in beautifully made traditional costumes and jewellery, which were mostly heavy gold ornaments. Their jewellery was made of different materials from silver, glass beads, semi-precious stones, lac, bones, metals and kudan.

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