Travelife India Night Brought the Whole Crowd to India!

"Yoga, meditation, Indian mysticism and herbal treatments are some of the reasons why Filipinos keep on going back and forth to India." says Prateek Kumar, Ambassador to India in the Philippines.  "Manila's origin of word as mentioned by historian Ambeth Ocampo has sanskritik link related to the the one in India. These two countries have undeniable millenia-old cultural and civilization links that they continuing to share to each other." he adds.


"Maharadiya Lawana in Mindanao is the Maranao version of Hinduism in the Philippines, the Biag ni Lam-ang among Ilocanos epic and Tagalog Baybayin the script before the current Hispanic form of alphabet are from Palava-Kawi and based from Saka calendar. " he also said. India's multi-awarded Ranjana Gauhar and Odissi dancers amazed the crowd through Odissi - a classical dance style especially its signature pose - 'tribanghi' or the 'triple bend' pose that combines  the bends at the neck, the waist and the knee. Ranjana's one of the many awards she received is the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2007 for her contribution to the field of Odissi dance,  by the President of India H.E Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil. [First photo is Ranjana Gauhar, second are the Odissi dancers and last is Ambassador Prateek Kumar.]























Travelife India Night happened at Dusit Thani Manila last July 16th, 2011 and is brought in reality by TRAVELIFE MAGAZINE which is the Philippines' leading travel & lifestyle magazine according to its official Facebook Fan Page. This page provides travel information & tips, advance notice on travel sales, and entertaining travel stories and updates.

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  1. Hello! im Filipino and i dance this dance. Its called Odissi dance, a dance based an the archaeological statues and pranaka karanams in the temples of Konark, Bhubaneshwar and etc.. i also dance kuchipudi and bharatanatyam

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