Category Archives: Heritage

Beyond the Gurkhas

Gurkhas have served with British forces in every major conflict, most notably in the two World Wars where they suffered over 40,000 casualties, gaining renown for their courage and loyalty. Nepali Gurkha soldiers have accumulated 13 Victoria Crosses for their acts of supreme valour. In 2008, they won their right to stay in the UK. The […]

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British Arangetrams

British Arangetrams is FIPA’s online oral history resource featuring an intriguing collection of thirty-five memories and experiences of Bharatanatyam dancers who have done their arangetrams. Apart from the introductory video, these unedited interviews by nine gurus and their students offer viewers a wonderful opportunity to hear these stories unfold with direct integrity. Although the interviewees […]

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Heritage

British Arangetrams British Arangetrams is FIPA’s online oral history resource featuring an intriguing collection of thirty-five memories and experiences of Bharatanatyam dancers who have done their arangetrams. Apart from the introductory video, these unedited interviews by nine gurus and their students offer viewers a wonderful opportunity to hear these stories unfold with direct integrity. Although […]

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British South Asian Theatre Memories

About British South Asian Theatre Memories is a collection of interviews from 32 practitioners key to the establishment and development of South Asian theatre in the UK. Their memories and comments are windows into the complexities of their work, covering such breadth of diversity that even the term British South Asian fails to encompass. The […]

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