For the first time, Diwali is celebrated at Washington Dulles International Airport

For the first time, Diwali is celebrated at Washington Dulles International Airport

In a historic first, Diwali, the popular Indian festival of lights, was celebrated in the national capital region’s famed Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Continue reading For the first time, Diwali is celebrated at Washington Dulles International Airport

Janaki Rangarajan Enthralls American Audience with Bharatanatyam on International Dance Day

Janaki Rangarajan Enthralls American Audience with Bharatanatyam on International Dance Day

On International Dance Day at the Kennedy Center, Janaki Rangarajan presented two pieces: ‘Jathiswaram’, highlighting ‘Nrtta’ (pure dance movements); and ‘Juda – Ode to Separation’ which explores the beauty of Sufi poetry through Bharatanatyam. Continue reading Janaki Rangarajan Enthralls American Audience with Bharatanatyam on International Dance Day

Indian dances to be game opener when Washington Wizards play Brooklyn Nets at Verizon Center

Indian dances to be game opener when Washington Wizards play Brooklyn Nets at Verizon Center

When Washington Wizards play the Brooklyn Nets this Friday in an eagerly awaited basketball tournament at the 20,000-plus capacity Verizon Center, students of a local Indian dance school, Studio Dhoom, will open the game with performances reflecting the rich, resplendent culture of India. Continue reading Indian dances to be game opener when Washington Wizards play Brooklyn Nets at Verizon Center