Audio slideshow: Tamil dance in the UK

For Tamils in the diaspora, keeping alive cultural and artistic practices is of immense importance.

Dance scholar Dr Ann David describes the Bharatnatyam dance learned by Tamil girls and how its re-emergence in temples has significance for those eager to preserve links with their cultural and religious heritage.

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Slideshow photography and production by Emma Lynch. Interviews by Samanthi Dissanayake
Published on 11 December 2008

The dancers featured in this slideshow are the students of Padmini Gunaseelam.

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