• Short Summary

    A dance troupe from Mainpuri -- a state in North East Indian hill country -- demonstrated the graceful and timeless dances of the region at the Commonwealth Institute today (Friday).

  • Description

    A dance troupe from Mainpuri -- a state in North East Indian hill country -- demonstrated the graceful and timeless dances of the region at the Commonwealth Institute today (Friday).

    The performers belonged to the Triveni Dance Company which is based in Delhi and keeps alive the dance styles of Manipuri. The predominant tribe in the area are the Meities -- a people closely related to Burmese and Tibetans. The dances come from this tribe.

    The Triveni company has already made several tours outside India and performed at Expo 70 before coming to London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABX6P3UQEDBDDRPCG16IO1HNZK
    Media URN:
    VLVABX6P3UQEDBDDRPCG16IO1HNZK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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