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Indian Performing Arts

India is a powerhouse of performing arts, a colorful and multi-hued ritual that showcases talent like nothing else. Showcasing resplendent costumes, dazzling jewelry, quaint adornments and traditional practices, the art forms sew a cultural lore. Delve deep into Kathakali and Kathak, Bihu and Bharat Natyam to discover the countless expressions of tradition. The folk theatre culture, the ‘jatra’, dance dramas based on mythological stories, and tribal renditions of folklore have lent their own influence on Indian ethnic wear.

Kathak is one the eight classical dance forms in India. The name itself is derived from the Sanskrit word –…