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Competition or No Competition

  Our experiences with schools in the process of the conduct the Life Art Education program ( in schools, is that competition is ingrained in the Indian psyche. All schools feel proud to showcase their in-house talents, hence there is this mad rush for competitions. What Read more [...]

International Yoga Day Festival – St Petersburg

 SCIENCE OF YOGA / YOGA & NADA YOGA (Vinay Siddaiah  -     www. | ) An enterprising and inquisitive engineer by attitude and profession, extended his mental state of being curious into understanding the depth of Yoga. He started his journey under Mr. Sanjay Read more [...]


THE ARTIST AND THE AUDIENCE IN THE ART By Vikash Achutaramaiah One cool evening midst the sweet breeze, my parents and I took a walk in the Montgomery zoo, Alabama, USA. The time was so apt; the Kangaroos were hopping around to reach their placements. We sat down near the hoppers. Mesmerized by nature’s beauty, I started singing Konnakol (Vocal Percussion). Being Read more [...]

Ugadi – the beginning…by Usha Balasubramaniam

Ugadi – the beginning…by Usha Balasubramaniam All Hindu festivals have their own significance and importance. Hindu culture has a rich heritage, with numerous festivals. Each celebrated festival throughout the year has its own distinct value and ritual practice. Ugadi is celebrated in many states like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Ugadi Read more [...]

Making music education compulsory for children in schools – Vandana Narasu

Gone are the days when Carnatic music, Dance and other major art forms were offered as optional activities at Schools. Some forward looking schools are starting to include these art forms as part of their regular curriculum and this is a welcome change. Out of my personal experience of going to schools Read more [...]

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