Noted Kathakali dancer Milena Salvinii passes way

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Noted Kathakali dancer Ms. Milena Salvini passed away in Paris on 25th January 2022 at the age of 85. 

  • Milena Salvini was an Italian-born French exponent and teacher of Indian classical dance,especially known for her services to Kathakali.
  • She obtained her Kathakali training at the Kerala Kalamandalam.Upon her return to France,she established a tour by the Kathakali  troupe of the Kalamandalamunder the auspices of UNESCO.
  • In 2019 she was awarded India’s fourth highest civilian award, the Padma Shri.  
  • Kathakali is one of the eight classical dances of India and is associated with the State of Kerala.

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