Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Chinese mum teaches Bharatha Natyam

MUAR: Forty-two students aged from 8 to 16 performed Indian classical dances, the Bharatha Natyam, here for the first time under the guidance of a Chinese teacher. The dances was staged at the Sri Muthu Mariamman Temple in Jalan Mohammediah here. The teacher, Lim Siew Wan, from Malacca, began teaching the dances in March l998.

She started learning the dances after giving birth to two boys when she was 27 years old. She has about 80 students from Malacca, Muar, Alor Gajah, and Shah Alam.