​EMBRACE, Then & Now (Episode 3) – Sutra remembers significant Moments from its Archival Videos & Photographs

​​Narthaka Festival 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Joined in Dance  Celebrating the Vigour and Beauty of Male Dance Dear Friends, Welcome to Embrace 3, which brings us to the interesting focus on Male Dance. Sutra Foundation’s Nartaka Festival was mooted together with Natyanjali Trust of Chennai, to bring attention to the decline of male dancers in […]

EMBRACE, Then & Now (Episode 2) – Sutra remembers significant Moments from its Archival Videos & Photographs

Sutra Dance Outreach Program Ground Zero Abstract Sutra Foundation started its Dance Outreach program in 2013 with the intention of offering opportunities to children and teenagers (from age 6 to 15 years old) to benefit from a formal training in dance. In 2014, Sutra Dance Outreach program had expanded to three areas outside of Klang […]

EMBRACE, Then & Now (Episode 1) – Sutra remembers significant Moments from its Archival Videos & Photographs

An improvisation with Balinese Gamelan, Semara Ratih (December, 2004) Dear Friends, we have found another amazing archival video in the YouTube. It is amazing that this performance took place 10 years before the 2015 event in Kashipur/Odisha, the video of which I had posted recently.  Some of you may already know the relationship between Bali […]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DATUK RAMLI IBRAHIM BY YETESH SHARMA (CHANDIGARH)

Shree Datuk Ramli Ibrahim is a name that stands tall amongst the finest artists in the field of dance ranging from Konark and Khajuraho to Paris and New York. Acknowledged as “Living Heritage” and “Living Treasure” from the Government of Malaysia and UNESCO respectively, it is his unique definition of art and culture that sets […]