Theme-based dance fest at Narada Gana Sabha; July 28 onwards

Natyarangam (Dance Wing of Narada Gana Sabha Trust) is presenting its annual dance festival titled Bhoopaala Bharatham – (Kings as Protectors of the Land and People) Sunday onwards.

This 17th  thematic dance festival  is held at the Sathguru Gnanananda Hall, TTK Road from July 28 to August 2, 2013

Inauguration is by Dr. Meena Muthiah, Kumara Rani of Chettinad.at 5.15 pm. R. Krishnamoorthy, president, Narada Gana Sabha, presides Guru Sudharani Raghupathy will be honoured.

Every evening, a themed dance production is presented. This is preceded by a short talk by a scholar or specialist on the subject of the day to be presented in dance form. Each duo on stage was provided with a resource person to help flesh out and choreograph the recital.

The recitals are open to all.

Programme

July 28, 6.30 pm: Title – ‘Vijayanagara Vaibhavam’ Ganga Devi & Krishnadevaraya. Talk by Dr. Prema Nandakumar. Dancers 7:00 pm – Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, Dr. Gayatri Kannan, & Vineeth R.

July 29, 6.30 pm: Title – Mahendra & Narasimha Pallava. Talk by Dr. Chitra Madhavan. Dancers 7:00 pm – Divya Shiva Sundar & Bhavajan Kumar

July 30, 6.30 pm: Title – Raja Raja & Rajendra Chozha. Talk by Dr. Kudavayil Balasubramanian. Dancers 7:00 pm – A. Lakshman & S. Divyasena

July 31, 6.30 pm: Title – Marthanda Varma & Swathi Thirunal. Talk by Dr. Nanditha Krishna. Dancers 7:00 pm – Shijith Nambiar & Parvathy

Aug 1, 6.30 pm: Title – Shahji & Sarabhoji. Talk by Sriram V. Dancers 7:00 pm – K.B. Madhusudhanan & Prithvija

Aug 2, 6.30 pm:  Title –  Wodeyars of Mysore. Talk by Vikram Sampath. Dancers 7:00 pm -Lakshmi Gopalaswamy & Sathyanarayana Raju

Contact: Narada Gana Sabha Trust. Ph: 24993201

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