Indian dance

April 1, 2010 - 4:40pm
Maxwell hosts multicultural fair.

The International Relations Student Association hosted the "Cultures in Collaboration" Multicultural Fair at Maxwell on Thursday.  The fair became a fusion of food, song and dance as more than 20 campus and community groups set up booths. These featured the Haitian Student Association, Women Transcending Boundaries and the American Red Cross.

April 24, 2009 - 11:23am
Members of SU's co-ed Bhangra team share their motivations for dancing and maintaining the Punjab tradition.

Bhangra is a traditional style of dance from the Punjab region of northern India. It is very energetic and happy because it originally was a dance of farmers to celebrate the harvest. A Bhangra performance lasts about seven or eight minutes, and the dancers are exhausted by the end.