Remembering Bharatanatyam guru K. J. Sarasa: three-day dance fest

Chennai-based Sarasalaya presents SARASA NATYA MALA, the 8th annual dance festival in memory of Bharatanatyam guru K. J. Sarasa ( seen in the photo) in the presence of well-known gurus Chitra Visweswaran and Ramli Ibrahim.

Sarasa ran her dance institution in the Mylapore neighbourhood.

There are recitals on Feb 15, 16 and 17, 5 pm onwards at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore.

Here is the schedule

Feb 15, 2020

5.00 pm – Shalini Lakshman/ concert

6.00 pm – Award function. Awardees : V. V. Ramani, Radhika Shurajit, M. S. Kannan, Dhakshayani Ramachandran, Aniruddha Knight, Sukanya Ravindhar, Sudharma Vaithiyanathan

6.45 pm – Shanmuga Sundaram /concert

7.30 pm – V. Balagurunathan, Mayura & Hamsa /concert

Feb 16, 2020

5.00 pm – Kavya Muralidharan / concert
6.15 pm – Apoorva Jayaraman / concert
7.30 pm – Guest performances by Aniel Algoe, Swarnamalya, Ramli Ibrahim, Radhika Shurajit troupe, L. Narendra Kumar

Feb 17, 2020

5.00 pm – Seshadri Iyengar/ concert
6.15 pm – Roja Kannan / concert
7.30 pm – Madhuvanthi M presents ‘Thamizh’: A mixed media theatre presentation

Artistic director of this festival is dancer and teacher, Shanmuga Sundaram

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