Amjad Ali Khan 52nd tour promotes ‘The Sarod Project’

January 20, 2015 3:34 AM1 comment
Amjad Ali Khan 52nd tour promotes ‘The Sarod Project’

  World renowned masters of the stringed instrument Amjad Ali Khan and sons Amaan & Ayaan Ali Khan, perform together for only night only! Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, one of India’s greatest living musicians and the leading exponent of the 19-string lute-like sarod will appear live on stage at the […]

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Thai Pongal: The Tamil thanksgiving festival

January 14, 2015 5:10 PMComments Off on Thai Pongal: The Tamil thanksgiving festival
Thai Pongal: The Tamil thanksgiving festival

By Kumar Punithavel  Pongal is an ancient festival of the Tamils living in South India and Sri Lanka. It is not known exactly when the Tamils began celebrating the festival, but some historians identify it with the Thai Niradal, believed to have been celebrated during the Sangam Age (200 B.C. […]

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CPArts: 50 years of Peace-Building in Sri Lanka

January 11, 2015 4:09 PM2 comments
CPArts: 50 years of Peace-Building in Sri Lanka

By Thulasi Muttulingam Sixty seven years since Sri Lanka gained her independence from colonial rule, there are many left wondering what has become of their beloved country, and what is yet to become of it. It is a country that inspires despair and worry, yet also pride and hope in […]

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Modern Language Association prize goes to author of book on ‘Global Englishes’

January 8, 2015 3:50 PM3 comments
Modern Language Association prize goes to author of book on ‘Global Englishes’

Suresh Canagarajah, the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor in Applied Linguistics, English and Asian Studies at Penn State, will receive the 33rd Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize from the Modern Language Association for his book “Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations,” published by Routledge. The prize is awarded for an outstanding […]

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