Who says being patriotic is stiffy, serious or boring? For instance – Bharat Parv. This is an event held to celebrate India’s rich and colourful culture and tradition in food, crafts, classical and folk arts. The idea is to promote patriotism as well highlight our rich heritage and engage with people at large. Visit Bharat Parv 2018 – they make patriotism a real Fun-do.
“Ashta Darsanam” – Geeta Chandran exudes the ease of a pro Bharatnatyam dancer. This evening she essayed ashtanayika mostly through abhinaya on vocal rendition by Sudha Raghuraman.
Chicago Children’s Choir performed Delhi on Indian Republic Day. We attended and let this group of 50 odd multiracial youngsters to conquer our hearts.
Zuleikha, a perfomer from America, presented her take on storydancing. She either danced sort of Kathak-fusion to songs / music or narrated simple stories herself and danced along.
Contemporary dance performances by eight different artistes/groups, each bringing to the stage their own rendition imagination, script & interpretation of modern day dance
Annual function of Vivek Summit School (Junior wing of Manav Sthali) saw a lot of performances by small children of the school. Started from Vivekanand’s speech, moved on to various dance performances on Hollywood and Bollywood songs, play etc. Kids dancing on “I like to move it move it ” from Madagascar was probably the cutest performance of the evening.
“Skilling India” has been the theme of India International Trade Fair, 2012. As of 2011, India has the second largest workforce in the world with a harmony of diverse skill sets.
Raja and Radha Reddy’s Kuchipudi Performance – Parampara Series 2012 – Natya Taringini Reviews: Maestros performed and audience were left spellbound. Raja & Radha Reddy’s performance opened the show. Most part of the show was performed along with students of their institute Nritya Tarangini. A part of Parampara series, the theme of all the Kuchipudi performances […]
Details: An ensemble of Indian classical and folk dances Venue: Shri Ram Centre, Mandi House Reviews: Very Nice, Crisp, Colorful and short (Just one hour duration). Climax of the show was spectacular. Having all classical and folk dancers on stage together and the colorful amalgamation of all cultures and dances left the audience spellbound.
Details: Sare Jahan Se Accha’ A two-day festival of Indian Classical Dance celebrating the spirit of India’s independence Venue: India Habitat Center Notes: Good but very long. Finished around 10.30 | For the first time it was four of us Sundeep, Shayon, Varun & Jitin