Preserving culture through art

2017-07-19 06:00
Photo: suppliedTashvir and Nandini Autar with their awards.

Photo: suppliedTashvir and Nandini Autar with their awards.

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THE Upper North Coast Eisteddfod Movement recently participated in the regional and inter-regional eisteddfod hosted by the KZN Tamil Vedic Society.
Adults and children were given the opportunity to showcase their talents and preserve their culture through the arts, Iyal (literature), Isai (music) and Nadagam (dance). At the children’s inter-regional event Keyura Vellan placed first for her violin recital, Tashvir Autar placed first for his South Indian village dance solo and Nandini Autar placed second for her nursery rhyme recital. Vyuna Avathar and Simran Prem place third for their South Indian village dance.
The group preforming Kollatam came first, the group performing modern dance placed second and the South Indian village dance group placed third in their categories. In the adults event, Kalaivani Pillay and Shane Hanuman placed first for their South Indian village dance duet and the senior ladies placed third for Kummie.

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