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2012-06-23 23:00:34

DotComSecrets is hosting three free webinars for individuals who want to earn thousands of dollars by working online. The free webinars will accommodate 300 individuals who will also get a chance to work as DCS local consultants BOISE, IDAHO (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 There is no denying the fact that internet has given rise to a new window to marketing. People are now trying their skills and knowledge to become successful internet marketer. However, this field is becoming very competitive and...

2010-04-01 13:29:00

BIRMINGHAM, England, April 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Stars of the British Asian Music Scene were in attendance last night at the Brit Asia Music Awards "Media Nominations Party". Set in the prestigious Ricoh Arena in Coventry guests were treated with Champagne and Canapes courtesy of Mahirs Catering. The V.I.P guests all waited in bated breath to hear Sukhi Barth, Brit Asia TV presenter to announce the nominees for the 15 categories. The U.K's leading provider of celebrity style...

2010-03-26 08:47:00

LONDON, March 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot of the heels of winning the title of Best Club DJ at the (UKAMA) UK Asian Music Awards, DJ H is also riding high with his entertainment outfit, Kudos Roadshow, which is now one of the most sought after wedding DJ services in the whole of the UK. Despite only forming less than 12 months ago http://www.KudosMusic.co.uk is already a force to be reckoned with in the world of Asian entertainment. With a whole host of top name Indian and Asian...

2008-09-26 15:00:30

By STANLEY, Ben With dances as varied as bollywood-bhangra and hip hop, Hamilton is getting ready to celebrate its cultural diversity. Organised by the Hamilton Malayalee Association, the Nritta Sandhya festival, which takes place at Founders Theatre on Saturday, will feature dancers and performers from 25 different cultural groups. Vice-president of the Hamilton Malayalee Association and festival co-organiser Dilip Kurien said he hoped Hamiltonians would get along to what should be...

2008-09-16 18:00:22

Critically-acclaimed Birmingham band Guillemots are set to perform at this year's Gigbeth music festival next month. The quirky indie band, who were nominated at the Brits Awards last year, will be one of the headline bands playing at the event focused around the Digbeth area of the city. The band's debut album Through the Windowpane was also nominated for a Mercury Prize, underlining their status as one of the country's top emerging pop acts. Gigbeth, which is now in its second...

2008-08-28 18:00:35

By Fay Winter PERFORMERS have travelled from as far afield as Africa, South America and India to entertain crowds at this year's Mela Festival. This weekend is the culmination of a week of activities celebrating the city's cultural diversity. Founded in 1995 by members of the city's Pakistani, Indian and Bangladeshi communities, this year's event is the biggest yet. Having moved from Pilrig Park to a new venue at Ocean Terminal in Leith, the event also incorporates acts from the...

2008-08-25 15:00:42

EDINBURGH'S annual Mela Festival has opened with a performance of Sapno ki Shaadi, above, a drama about a traditional Asian wedding. The event took place in the Big Top at Ocean Terminal, and the festival continues this week with a combination of theatre, dance and music for all the family. The Mela - the word means "gathering" in the ancient language of Sanskrit - combines the arts with opportunities to sample food and crafts from a range of cultures throughout the world. Among this...

2008-08-25 15:00:41

EDINBURGH'S annual Mela Festival has opened with a performance of Sapno ki Shaadi, above, a drama about a traditional Asian wedding . The event took place in the Big Top at Ocean Terminal, and the festival continues this week with a combination of theatre, dance and music for all the family. The Mela - the word means "gathering" in the ancient language of Sanskrit - combines the arts with opportunities to sample food and crafts from a range of cultures throughout the world. Among...

2008-08-22 15:00:34

By Liam Rudden Arts and Colourful Asian festival grows at Ocean terminal 'The Mela this year offers a wo rld of creative talent," declared Liam Sinclair, the event's new artistic director, announcing the 2008 programme earlier this year. "Traditional Indian dance will sit beside tango and flamenco troupes," he continued. "The big top will host an aerial circus act and the rhythms of India and Pakistan will be joined by those from Japan, Africa and elsewhere and the London Community...

2008-07-24 09:00:47

CONTACT centre workers added a touch of spice to lunch breaks with a Bollywood dancing class. Professional bhangra dancers, including high-profile actor Amit Jalopara, paid a surprise visit to the Stockton-based Virgin Media centre to teach staff some elaborate moves. She said: "Bollywood dancing is a mix of bhangra and classical Indianmoves so isn't easy to pick up, but the staff were great sports and gave it a really good go." The event was held as part of the launch of Virgin...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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