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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...

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...

2008-07-19 00:00:20

Bhangra Boogie: Authentic Bhangra outfits were specially made and shipped over from India for youngsters to perform in a show at Hanley's Victoria Hall. Thirty-five pupils from Wood Lane Primary School, near Audley, wore the bright costumes for the show called Razamatazz, which marked the culmination of a year-long dance project at the school. The costumes were made in India by a relative of parent Tamlyn Steele. Pictured is Ella Hammersley. Right, clockwise from top left, David Wright,...

2008-07-08 00:00:17

He believes in celebrating life. "And what better way of doing it than with the bhangra?" asks the Londonbased bhangra pop singer Malkit Singh who was recently honoured with the 'Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire' (MBE) by Queen Elizabeth II at a spectacular ceremony in London. And soon after the ceremony, Malkit decided to touch down in India "to share the good news with my father and other close relatives," he says, adding, "Although sadly, I lost my mother this year. I wish she...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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