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Norwegian National Ballet refuses to drop insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, January 21, 2022: Norwegian National Opera and Ballet has refused to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for March 23-April 07, 2022 in Oslo; which protesting Hindus feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions and is culturally insensitive. “We do not plan to cancel the production”, Norwegian National Opera & […]

Norwegian National Ballet urged to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, December 28, 2021: Hindus are urging Norwegian National Opera & Ballet to discard its upcoming production of “La Bayadère”; scheduled for March 23-April 07, 2022 in Oslo; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer funded […]

Hindus urge “The Australian Ballet” to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, December 18, 2021: Hindus are urging “The Australian Ballet” to discard “La Bayadère” performance from its “Summertime Ballet Gala”; scheduled for February 17-19, 2022 in Melbourne; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer funded “The […]

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Russian Ballet Orlando urged to drop insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, December 11, 2021: Hindus are urging Russian Ballet Orlando (RBO) to withdraw “La Bayadère”; currently scheduled for July 29-31, 2022 in Orlando and Lakeland in Florida; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that RBO, “the premier ballet academy in […]

Hindus ask Miami International Ballet Competition to discard culturally-insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, December 3, 2021: Hindus are urging Miami International Ballet Competition (MIBC), scheduled for January 19-23, to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet from its repertoire list; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that non-profit organization like MIBC should not be in the business of callously […]

Hindus urge Youth America Grand Prix to drop ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, November 30, 2021: Hindus are urging Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet from its repertoire list; whose finals are scheduled for April 13-20, 2022 in Tampa (Florida); which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, […]

After Hindu protest, culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère” dropped from England Theatre

New Delhi, November 21, 2021: Ballet “La Bayadère” will not be held at Brook Theatre in Chatham (England) as earlier scheduled (for March 25-27, 2022), after Hindus protested saying it “seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions”. A spokesperson of Medway Council (which runs Brook Theatre), in an email to distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, […]

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Hindus urge Chatham’s Brook Theatre to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, November 8, 2021: Hindus are urging the Brook Theatre in Chatham (England) to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for March 25-27, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that taxpayer-funded and Council run institution like Brook […]

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Hindus disappointed as Estonia Culture Ministry refused to interfere in culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, September 26, 2021: Hindus are disheartened as Estonia Culture Ministry has refused to interfere in the presentation of “La Bayadère” ballet by Estonian National Opera (Rahvusooper Estonia) in Tallinn; scheduled for April 09-June 11, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Hindus now plan to appeal to President Kersti Kaljulaid […]

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Odessa National Theatre urged to drop culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

New Delhi, September 5, 2021: Hindus are urging Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre (Ukraine) to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for September 26; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that a renowned institution like Odessa National […]