Parsee Cuisine spreads taste and friendship 

Hoshang’s Kitchen – By Rashna Dorab Tata Following their migration from ancient Persia to India about 1300 years ago, Zoroastrians, popularly known as Parsees adopted many Indian customs and traditions and made them their own. Their food also underwent subtle changes, whilst retaining many traditional ingredients, flavours and dishes. The concept behind each dish remained unchanged, but they were enhanced…

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Lata Mangeshkar inspires local talent to shine

Ratna Venkat –  Tickets are selling fast for Aarohi Academy of Music’s much awaited programme, ‘Khamoshiyaan Gun Gunane Lagi,’ the third Live-in-Concert tribute to Hindi Cinema’s music legend Lata Mangeshkar and her evergreen songs. The programme is scheduled to commence at 630 pm on Saturday, September 24 at Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls’ Grammar School. Hindustani musician and Director of…

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Tempo Dance Festival features Dunedin artiste

Dance of Love in Bharata Natyam style Staff Reporter –  info@indiannewslink.co.nz Dunedin based Indian Classical Dance teacher and performer Swaroopa Unni is scheduled to appear at the Tempo Dance Festival in Auckland next month. Her performances, titled, ‘Sringaram’ (Romantic Love) will be held on Thursday, October 6 at 730 pm and on Saturday, October 8 at 630 pm at the…

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Bharata Natyam and Kathak concert in Wellington

Staff Reporter –  info@indiannewslink.co.nz Lovers of Indian classical dances in Wellington will enjoy a double treat as ‘Nritya Sandha,’ a programme of Bharata Natyam and Kathak gets to the stage at 530 pm on October 1, 2016. Suparna Basu, Founder and Director of the Academy said that such programmes evince widespread interest. Double Opportunity “The forthcoming programme will be an…

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