10Jan

Know About Ujjain’s Musicians: The Gundecha Brothers

The oldest surviving classical style of Hindustani (or North Indian) vocal music, dhrupad, derives its name is from dhruva-pada, simply meaning “refrain.” It denotes a form of poetry and a style of music in which the poetry is sung. Dhrupad means sure-footedness and is said to have four broad stylistic variants (vanis or banis) –...

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22Dec

Vienna Boys Choir: The Famous Musical Teens

By definition, a choir is a group of individuals who act as a team to put together a great performance with every single participant bringing their personality to the mix. We are here to regale you with the tale of a 700-year-old boys choir.  The Vienna Boys Choir is a band of boy sopranos and...

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15Dec

Bihu: A Striking Folk Dance of India

Here’s an expedition into the indigenous folk dance that is intricately tied to the Assamese culture in India. The dancing style of ‘Bihu’ is characterised by group performances, brisk steps, and rapid hand movements. Read on! A frenzy sets forth when the women move in snake-like movements as they slither enacting their enchantment to the...

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