Here are some of the dance fests that will be held this season…
-Pushpanjali Cultural Trust’s dance festival will be held at R. K. Swamy auditorium, Mylapore from Dec. 7 to 24. Several artistes including Gopika Verma, Tharini Vijayakumar and Sananda Rajesh (bharatanatyam) and Ambili Menon (mohiniyattam) will perform. At Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore. 4 p.m. onwards.
-Kalavaahini in association with Kartik Fine Arts is presenting a ‘Dance for dance’ festival from Dec. 27 to 29 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. The festival will include performances by Navia Natarajan (bharatanatyam), Aditi Mangaldas (Kathak), Bijayini Satpathy (Odissi) and Margi Madhu (kutiyattam). At East Mada Street, Mylapore, 6 p.m. onwards.
-Mark Van De Vrekan, consul general, Consulate General of the Kingdom of Belgium, Chennai will inaugurate Music Academy’s dance festival on Friday, Jan. 3. The title of ‘Nritya Kalanidhi’ will be conferred on dancer Priyadarsini Govind. Kami Viswanathan will be the convenor at the panel discussions which will take place from Jan. 4 to 6 in the morning. At T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet. Ph: 28112231.