Flute or Bansuri
Music

Flutes – 6 amazing facts to learn about Flutes

In this lesson, we will learn 6 amazing facts about Flutes including Indian and Western Flute types, how long it takes to learn flute etc. Let’s jump in.Imagine this, you walk into a restaurant that is furnished with traditional and antique furniture that makes you gasp. The chromatic and the vibrant environment transports you to […]

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indian music genres kids
Music

Indian Music: 20 Types of Indian Songs and Music Genres

Majority of Indian states have their own local music which has become part of their state culture. Here is the list of 20 Indian Music genres. Let’s learn about each of these in detail in this lesson.Music type – Classical Indian MusicClassical music is one of the most important types of Indian music. It is […]

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kathak instrument tabla
Music

Tabla – 5 most amazing facts and information

Tabla is one of the most commonly used instruments in Indian Classic Music and Dance performances. In this informational Tabla lesson, we will dive deep into interesting Tabla Facts including its history, types of Tablas, Talas and Gharanas in Tabla and how can one learn Tabla in the best possible way.What is Tabla?A tabla is […]

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Kathak Instrument Tanpura
Kathak

Kathak Instruments: 7 Most Popular Kathak Instruments

Kathak Instrument 1: TablaTabla is considered to be one of the most important instruments for performing this classical dance form. This instrument is believed to have evolved from the Arabian drum known as the Pakhawaj. There are two pieces in the tabla which is called the Dhyan and the Bayan. Tabla gives laya or rhythm […]

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Chess

A Guide to the Various Queen Moves in Chess

The Queen is the most powerful piece in a chess game. It is the most valuable warrior among all the pieces, including the Bishop, Knight, Rook, Pawn and King, due to its strong and versatile moves.In previous articles, you have learnt about Knight moves in chess, the Bishop moves in chess and kingside Castling. In this article, we will learn the […]

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Classical Dance

Kuchipudi Dance: Origin, History, Purpose and Other Information

Kuchipudi dance is a vibrant dance form which originated in Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the eight classical dance forms in India. This dance form is known because of its fast moves, lively eye expressions, hand gestures and so on. It is a mixture of the laya of the Tandava dance form and of […]

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Bharatanatyam

Dance forms: 3 Most Popular Bharatanatyam Dance Forms

IntroductionThe 3 dance forms in Bharatanatyam include are the Melattur, Pandanallur and the Vazhuvoor. Let’s learn more about it.Bharatanatyam is an exquisite dance form of Indian Classical dance and it is one of the 8 prominent classic dances in India. It involves the evolution of a dance form from the South Indian region of Tamil […]

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Bharatanatyam

3 Most Popular Bharatanatyam Styles

Bharatanatyam has a wide variety of forms and styles which have been developed over time. The main styles in Bharatanatyam include the Tanjore style, Mysore style, and Kalakshetra styles.Let’s understand each of these Bharatanatyam styles one by oneKalakshetra Bharatanatyam StyleThe pioneer of developing this new style in Bharatanatyam is credited to Rukmini Devi Arundale. This […]

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Classical Dance

Odissi Dance – The Complete Information Guide

Odisha, in eastern India, has a vibrant dance and music heritage that is a delight for all arts and culture lovers. Odissi music combines all the primary components of Carnatic and Hindustani music, such as talas and ragas, into a single genre. As a result, the state’s social landscape has a wide range of hues. […]

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Bharatanatyam

Bharatanatyam Costumes for Men and Women

The costumes of Bharatanatyam dance are one of the most elegant forms of dresses which adds to the beauty of the dance and represents the culture and tradition of India. Before we jump into various types of Bharatanatyam dance costumes, let’s take a quick look at Bharatanatyam dance form.Bharatanatyam is an age-old dance form that […]

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