Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) organized a webinar on “Performing Arts of Tamil Nadu” under the flagship of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav program as a part of the EBSB events series. Ms. Mekala Mani provided an overview of the performing arts of Tamil Nadu. She said the cultural heritage of Tamil Nadu has its essence in cities and towns as well as the remote corners of villages. Ms. Logamani S. delivered an illustrated talk on the Dance Forms of Tamil Nadu. She added that many types of solo, as well as group dances, are performed here.
Ms. Varunani Ra Na Presentation was on the art of puppetry and its socio-religious and educational significance. We should pay more respect and more attention to this art form as it’s vanishing fast due to modernization, she emphasized.The event was moderated by Dr. Virendra Bangroo, Director, Regional Centre, IGNCA, NewDelhi. The convener of the event was Sumanta Sarathi Sharma, Faculty Coordinator, EBSB,SMVD University who also presented the vote of thanks to the speaker, participants, and guests.