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Stories of Light and Dark

Timed to mark the end of Diwali and with Halloween still in mind, professional Indian storyteller Seema Anand will entertain you with a series of stories celebrating the different sides of the autumn season. There will be stories showing the darker parts – bizarre, freaky, unusual stories – stories that will keep you thinking for a whole year until the next year when they will surface again! And then there will be stories representing light and positivity.

These tales will be complemented by a selection of mithai (traditional Indian sweets), to complete what promises to be a fun date for the diary.

Seema Anand holds a doctorate in narrative practices and has performed at the V&A, the British Museum and Rich Mix, amongst other leading UK institutions. Watch Seema deliver a TED talk on the art of seduction here.

Listen to Seema discuss Indian storytelling traditions during the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival here.

To read more about the Diwali Festival and the different ways it is celebrated in India click here.


November 16, 2015
18:45 - 20:30
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Asia House


Asia House
63 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7LP United Kingdom

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