Friday, May 27, 2011

Cultural parallelism : Foreigners rock the stage with Indian tradition

When foreign dames wearing our traditional sarees walked on the stage to put steps for the classical music it appeared like angels descending from heaven mesmerizing the spectators.

The whole auditorium of Senate Bhavan was filled with immense zeal and enthusiasm at the International Students Day celebrations of University of Mysore held on Tuesday.

The students from Afghanistan, China, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Maldives, Nepal, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam and Yemen showcased their culture, art and tradition through their cultural programme.

A group dance performed by students from Afghanistan, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, Srilanka and Uzbekistan for the song Baaraiah Baaro from the Kannada film Preeti Eke Bhoomi Melide received lot of applauds. The song was choreographed by Suprita.

Peacock Dance performed by China students was cynosures of all eyes and left audience spellbound. Apart from this Nepal, Yemen, Ozbekistan, Tibet students performed traditional dance.

The audience were seen enjoying all the songs and putting steps Sufi music, Tanzaniam mix dance, Thai boxing dance, rush hour dance which were presented by Iran, Tanzania, Thailand and Kenya students respectively.

Earlier Basavaraj Malagatti, Deputy Commissioner of Police who inaugurated the event called upon the students to maintain peace in city during their stay and to respect the law of our land. He further added that Mysore being an cultural and education hub by organizing this type of cultural events makes one to understand other culture.

University of Mysore Prof VG Talwar who spoke on the occasion quoted the auditorium as a global village as more than 50 countries students were seen representing their art, culture, tradition, ethnic were seen under one roof. He also advised students to maintain unity in diversity along with their religious counts.

Mahendra who had obtained highest marks in Computer Science was felicitated on the occasion. International Centre Director R Indira were present on the occasion.

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