Author: Aruna Iyengar

A Kuchipudi Outlook

As a Kuchipudi Dancer in Sydney, it is a rare treat to get to see another Kuchipudi artist, especially one who has gotten in touch with the roots of Kuchipudi, in the village from which it hails.  Sreelakshmy Govardhanan was…

A Million Eyes

The piano, a western instrument, is considered almost inappropriate for this style of Music. Namely, it is impossible to produce the semi tonal nature of the swaras or gamakas particular to Carnatic Music. As a former student of the Piano…

Murwillambah Festival of Unity

The Unity Festival is a colourful blend of the diverse cultural influences from the Tweed and Byron Shires, infused to create an exciting family event, and held in Murwillumbah in Northern NSW. Featuring four areas for audiences to choose from…