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Manipuri Dance

Manipuri Originated in Manipur and associated with the rituals and traditional festivals. The central theme is the Raslila of Radha and Krishna. The themes often depict the pangs of separation of the gopis and Radha from Krishna. The vital elements of this dance are the characteristic symbols (kartal or manjira) and double-headed drum (pung or ..

Ram Vanji Sutar to be conferred with 2016 Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

Renowned sculptor Ram Vanji Sutar, who has designed the Statue of Unity in Narmada district in Gujarat, will be conferred with the prestigious 2016 Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony. Beside Sutar, the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the years 2014 and 2015 is being conferred on the doyen of Manipuri dance Sh. Rajkumar Singhajit ..