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Ramayana

The fine art of storytelling

Stories have been used to pass cultural and religious values down through generations since at least the times of Aristotle's Poetics (circa 350BC).

Sunday, 23 October, 2011, 12:00am

Dance to computer music

The International Computer Music Conference closes with two shows which blend dance with the unique music.

On Saturday at 8pm in the City Hall Theatre, local choreographer Siri Rama has put together a dance version of the Ramayana, combining southern Indian dance with music by computer composers from Brazil, India and the United States.

23 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Chamber's lunch lecture

THE American Chamber of Commerce continues its series of luncheon lectures today with Raghu Ram, On-Line general manager of Asia Inc., and Peter Gordon, managing director of Image Alpha, speaking on 'publishing electronically in cyberspace today'.

It begins at noon in the Conrad Hotel, Granville Room. For information phone 2526 0165.

27 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Temple comes alive with music

INDIAN youths brought a religious festival to its climax with their performance of an epic at the Hindu Temple in Happy Valley recently.

Over 200 people sat on the temple floor to watch an all-girls cast perform Ramayan (Romance of Rama) in celebration of the birthday of Lord Rama, a Hindu deity widely worshipped for his chivalry and virtues.

10 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Hindus stage temple vigil

AYODHYA: Hundreds of Hindus braved biting cold and offered prayers for the second straight day yesterday at a makeshift temple built on the rubble of the razed Babri mosque.

Bad weather has slowed the progress of about 10,000 fundamentalist Bangladeshi Muslims to Ayodhya.

4 Jan 1993 - 12:00am