Shanta Serbjeet Singh: The idea of India



In this video clip, Ms. Shanta Serbjeet Singh talks about the idea of India, Indian culture, and the core ideas of India such as holistic view of life on earth, respect for nature, oneness, and interdependence of all beings.

Ms. Shanta Serbjeet Singh is the Vice-President of Sangeet Natak Akademi – the National Indian Academy of Dance, Drama and Music – and she is an Arts Writer and Columnist.

Ms. Shanta Serbjeet Singh was a key note speaker at the conference ‘Sustainability and Peace – Dialogue and Co-creation across Cultures’, held in Copenhagen on 13 September 2012. She talked about the subject ‘Diversity and Identity – Role of art, culture and religion’.

 
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This video clip was recorded by Mik Aidt of the Danish Cultural Institute during the conference ‘Sustainability and Peace: Dialogue and co-creation across cultures’ held at Arken Museum on 13 September 2012 as part of the ‘India Today Copenhagen Tomorrow’ initiative, and this summary was written by Sofie Skov Bjørnsen.

 
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See more video clips with interviews, speeches and powerpoint presentations – and read more about the conferences, which are part of the ‘India Today Copenhagen Tomorrow’ initiative, here: www.indiadenmark.in/conferences

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Take part in the online conversation and exchange of inspiration between India and Denmark on: www.facebook.com/cocreatenow

 

 

 
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In this video clip, Shanta Serbjeet Singhtalks about how young people from India and Denmark can work together to change the world.

The young, she says, have the power to rid the world of inequality. India can learn from Denmark because they have the same problems and must find the same solutions. Energy can do miracles, and young people must learn to use it in a positive way.


Shanta Serbjeet Singh: About India and the youth
In this video clip, Shanta Serbjeet Singh talks about young people. She argues that young people are important for the world today but that they are confused about their place in it. Indians, she says, can help with this issue as they are aware of the world through their inner anchor.

 

Shanta Serbjeet Singh, arts writer and vice-chairman of Sangeet Natak Academy
Shanta Serbjeet Singh is one of the most senior critics and columnists of the arts in India. In 2001, she was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Sangeet Natak Academy. Dance critic for the Hindustan Times since l972. Arts columnist for The Economic Times for 25 years, a contributor to most of the major newspapers and publications of India. She has made a seminal contribution to the shaping of cultural policy and growth of the arts in India.
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