Music, dance can provide relief from anxiety caused by Covid-19 pandemic: VP Naidu


Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday stated that music and dance can present aid from the anxiousness attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Launching the digital pageant of ‘Parampara Collection 2020-Nationwide Competition of Music and Dance’ organised by Natya Tarangini in partnership with the United Nations, the vice chairman stated that music and dance rejuvenate and energise folks and make their lives extra fulfilling.

They bring about concord into our lives and nourish our interior spirit by dispelling gloom and despair, he opined.

Naidu stated there couldn’t have been a greater time than now for holding the dance and music pageant as the traditional life has been disrupted by lockdowns, financial downturns and lack of social interplay attributable to the pandemic an official assertion stated.

Noting that the pandemic has triggered the theatres and auditoriums to stay closed for the previous couple of months impacting the performing arts business, Naidu wished the artists and establishments to leverage expertise and discover new avenues to propagate and protect the custom. The pageant has been organised to coincide with the World Day for Audio-Visible Heritage on Tuesday.

Referring to Samaveda and Bharatamuni’s Natyashastra, the vice chairman stated India has a wonderful custom of music and dance. He stated that India’s numerous artwork types of dance, music, and drama signify our widespread civilisational philosophy and values like concord, unity and solidarity.

There may be additionally a definite deal with devotion, spirituality and there’s a whole gamut of expressions of 9 ‘rasas’ that represent human existence, he added.

Naidu stated that folks should consistently assessment and renew the standard treasures. He additionally wished systematic incorporation of those components within the schooling system to maintain the ‘parampara’ (custom).

Making performing arts a obligatory a part of the curriculum would assist college students to turn out to be assured, shed inhibitions, discover hidden abilities and nurture creativity, he felt. Stressing that in present instances, the world wants a message of concord throughout the physique and a capability to dwell harmoniously with everybody round.

Naidu stated the pandemic has demonstrated to humankind the harmful penalties of disrupting nature and its habitat. On this regard, he referred to as for holding environmental safety and sustainability on the core of each motion of people, communities, organisations and governments.

Emphasising that it’s our responsibility to cross on a safer and greener planet to future generations, Naidu stated that ‘Bharatiya’ tradition and civilisational values have at all times highlighted the significance of harmonious co-existence with the character and all dwelling issues.

Since historical instances, the Indian tradition has accorded reverence to nature and nurtured environmental-friendly practices, he stated. Terming the public-private-partnership as the necessity of the hour, the vice chairman appealed to all business leaders to advertise artwork, tradition and sports activities to equip new era of India for a greater future.

Raja Reddy, Radha Reddy, the legendary Kuchipudi dance couple, Lakshmi Puri, former UN assistant secretary basic, G Mallikarjuna Rao, chairman, GMR group attended the net occasion. 

(This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.)

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