Dance Ihayami performed at various community, corporate and charity events, including the Middle East Festival's One World Peace Concert at St John's Church, Edinburgh in March 2012. Image by Neill Walker.
Dance Ihayami School is the main provider of Indian arts classes in Scotland. We run weekly classes in Bollywood, classical Indian dance (Bharatanatyam) and carnatic music in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Image by Tim Morozzo.
Dance Ihayami's 10th Year Anniversary Show
Celebrating ten years of classical Indian dance in Scotland, this outdoor extravaganza features dancers performing a variety of forms. Take a rug to sit on.
Theyyam dancer's face with make up - India
In India, you can attend to a popular Hindu ritual of worship called Theyyam. It is an ancestral cult for Hindu population, which is divided by castes. The Theyyam worship is special because it involves all the castes and classes of the Hindu people living in the region. Theyyam is performed by male members of particular castes in most cases, but in the north of Kerala, some women do it to embody particular goddesses or heroins. Men from Malayan, Pulayan, Vannan, Anjoottan, Munnutton, Velan…
Remembering Rukmini Devi
‘Remembering Rukmini Devi’ is a dance festival organized by Kalakshetra in memory of Rukmini Devi, its founder. www.margazhi.org/remembering-rukmini-devi/