The conjugation of the 71st Indian Independence Day Celebrations and the Stockholm Kulturfestival is momentous for both great nations of India and Sweden. For the very first time, a non-EU nation is being featured in the Kulturfestival and what a great honour for India to be it’s first choice! Entire central Stockholm is decked with…

Tell us about your days in India. Schooling, First Job I am from Mumbai and studied in a school where I participated in dance and music events from a very early age, for events like teacher’s day, Independence Day, annual gatherings, etc. Hmm my first job, I always wanted to be independent, so I started…

What is this burning desire… ? What is this yearning, beating inside of me? Why me, being born here, constantly longing to go there… To find its gone. ( Ur, Jaga en dröm © Veronica Tjerned 2010) In my early teenage, I experienced a vision during one summer holiday. I realised I wanted to learn dance and…

Dancer, Choreographer , Instructor in Indian dance Usha has made important contributions to contemporary dance as a choreographer of exceptional merit. Utilizing the resources of bharatanatyam, kalaripayattu (martial arts) and yoga, she has attempted to create a dance language informed with contemporary sensibility and vitality Usha wanted to put her love for dance on a…