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desi music

What is Desi music and Desi performing arts?

The Natya Shastra (a Sanskrit treatise on the performing arts) refers to the regional varieties of folk dance and music elements as desi, and states that these are meant as pure entertainment for common people, while the pan-Indian margi…

A dash of Desi culture in US, UK and Canada

Desi is a word used to describe the people, cultures, and products of the Indian subcontinent and their diaspora, derived from Sanskrit देश (deśá), meaning "land, country". It is used to describe a person who comes from or whose family…

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