Author: Sharda Patasar

Immerse, Theatre and Dance, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Alana Rajah: devoted to the dance | Backstory

Originating in south India almost two thousand years ago, Bharatanatyam, a major classical dance form, is little known in Trinidad, where most Indian cultural traditions are rooted in the north of the subcontinent. Alana Rajah has set out to change that. Trained at the Kalakshetra school in Chennai, her goal is to establish Bharatanatyam in her home country — adapting and improvising as needed. Sharda Patasar learns more

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Culture, Environment, Trinidad and Tobago

The battle of Little Tobago

  In the distance, off Speyside, Tobago, beyond the yachts docked at the jetty, an island comes into view. This is Little Tobago, a...

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