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Latvia Culture Ministry asks National Opera of possibility of “La Bayadère” exclusion

New Delhi, July 09, 2023: Latvia Culture Ministry has addressed the Latvian National Opera and Ballet (LNOB) in Riga to look into the possibility of the exclusion of “La Bayadère” ballet from repertoire, after Hindus protested urging LNOB to drop this “culturally insensitive” ballet. Elina Kalnakarkle, Senior Officer in Cultural Policy Department of Latvia Ministry […]

Latvian National Opera and Ballet to drop insensitive ballet La Bayadère

New Delhi, June 07, 2023: Hindus are urging prestigious Latvian National Opera and Ballet (LNOB) in Riga to withdraw “La Bayadère” ballet; scheduled for October 13; 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 Latvian national institution like LNOB […]