Monthly Archives February 2009

Graceful ‘Mudras’, Tinkling Anklets to Enliven Evenings in Capital

Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan, setting aside his usual unsmiling demeanor for a while, gently touched the delicate chords of a ‘thamburu’ kept on the stage at the Nishagandhi open-air theatre at Kanakakkunnu Palace complex in the state capital, letting out a note of vibration to formally inaugurate this year’s Nishagandhi Dance Festival, the annual classical extravaganza that showcases the best of India’s art forms and talented exponents.