India was the subject of one of the embassy events back in late September in the Horticulture Building.
Art, landscape photography, and food were all part of the event, as was music.
Clothing was also on display, with mixes of rich colours.
This is called the Odissi Dance. Performance in one way or another is a big part of these events, with different performers throughout a given day. I will have the last set of these Ottawa Welcomes The World events later on in December.
India does indeed seem incredible. The colors of saris can be so lush and rich.ReplyDelete
Índia um país cheio de história e misticismo.ReplyDelete
Uma boa semana.
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros
A nice way to get informations about other cultures.ReplyDelete
...and your wonderful international tour continues.ReplyDelete
I could stay at the India exhibit all day, especially if food were offered!ReplyDelete
This week I read an article about the fact that the Taj Mahal is loosing its brilliant white colour because of air polution.ReplyDelete
What an excellent event William, the India culture is equally as fascinating as the Japanese. Their architecture is incroyable!ReplyDelete
@Kay: I agree.ReplyDelete
@Francisco: thank you.
@Marianne: it certainly is.
@Tom: still more to come.
@Janis: it was quite an event.
@Jan: I wonder how they can clean it.
Hello, The India exhibit looks wonderful. Happy Wednesday, enjoy your day!ReplyDelete
Asia is mysterious continent for me, which I'd love to visit someday. In the meantime thank for journey with you.ReplyDelete
Fascinating pictures, William !ReplyDelete
That photography would interest me. That one of the tigers is pretty spectacular.ReplyDelete
India is a country we too often write off. As you show it has a tremendous culture and history.ReplyDelete
India is so vast with so many differences in climate and cultures. It's wonderful to see that these exhibits help people understand more of what the nation is about.ReplyDelete
A very interesting culture. I've had a lot of student of Indian decent. Their English was interesting!ReplyDelete
@Eileen: thank you!ReplyDelete
@Klara: you're welcome.
@Sharon: I agree.
@India: it certainly does.
@Lowell: that's true.
@Jennifer: it's quite a tapestry of culture.
Yikes! Food. Curry. Makes me break out in sweats every time. :-)ReplyDelete
What a wonderful photo tour you did ~ very creative ~ ^_^ReplyDelete
Happy Week to you,
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aka (A Creative Harbor)
India has such a rich culture!ReplyDelete
I bet the food was yummy!ReplyDelete
@Revrunner: this time I didn't partake of the food- curry would have the same effect for me.ReplyDelete
@Carol: thank you!
@Whisk: it was.
@Tanya: I assume so, but it's a bit too hot for my tastes!
The Tigers really stand out to me in this colourful display!ReplyDelete
The exhibit is a wonderful way to learn about other cultures. The two tigers are quite impressive in the wildlife image.ReplyDelete
Another fascinating exhibit!ReplyDelete
Excellent and that didn't even begin to cover all the wonders of ancient India.ReplyDelete
i love the tiger shot. so cool. very neat!! ( ;ReplyDelete
Nice side trip from cold Ottawa to warmer India. 😎ReplyDelete
Lovely to see and read about this.ReplyDelete
The Odissi Dance looks good.
All the best Jan
Love the two tigers!ReplyDelete
@Christine: to me too.ReplyDelete
@Bill: quite true!
@Lois: that it is.
@Beth: so do I.
@Norma: they were popular!