April 21, 2006 Dubai
Dancer: Krithika Sridhar
Age: 17 years
Guru: Melattur S Natarajan
Venue: Indian Consulate Auditorium, Dubai
Time: 6.30pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
Contact: krithisridhar@yahoo.com

Items:
  • Ganesha Stuti & Pushpanjali in Ragam Ghambeera Naatai
  • Shabdam in Ragamalika
  • Varnam in Ragam Lathangi
  • Padam Paarka Paarka in Karaharapriya
  • Padam - Sri Chakraraja in Ragamalika
  • Padam - Krishna Nee Begane in Yamuna Kalyani
  • Tillana in Ragam Amrutha Varshini

April 23, 2006 Pondicherry
Dancer: Sowmya Jayachandran
Age: 13 Years
Guru: Anuradha Venkatakrishna, director of ‘Nrithyalaya,’ Neyveli, Tamilnadu
Venue: Andhra Maha Sabha, Pondicherry
Time: 6.30pm
Dance form: Kuchipudi
Chief guests: ‘Chevalier’ Dr. V Nallam, Director, Clinic Nallam, Pondicherry, ‘Telugu Rathna’ Prof. Ranga Rao, Pondicherry
Contact: karishmasundar@yahoo.co.in

Items
Ø Shlokam
Ø Vinayaka Sthuthi
Ø Siva Shadakshari Sthothram
Ø Krishna Shabdam
Ø Tharangam
Ø Balakanakamaya
Ø Annamacharya Keerthana
Ø Thillana (Jugalbandhi)

Anuradha Venkatakrishna is the disciple of gurus P V G Krishna Sharma, P Seshu Babu. She also trained under Vedantham Sathyanarayana Sharma in Kuchipudi. She is the founder director of ‘Nrithyalaya’ at Neyveli, imparting training in Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam.

She has trained more than 200 students who have given nearly 300 performances in India and abroad, including major dance festivals and have been recognized for their achievements. Some of them have even chosen dance as their career.


Sowmya Jayachandran started learning Kuchipudi at the age of 8. Through dedication and hard work, she has been able to learn dance with the correct traditional approach, combining rhythmic footwork with apt abhinaya. In addition, she is also trained in music and Bharatanatyam.

April 30, 2006 New Delhi
Dancer: Mallika Ayesha Bhargava
Guru: Geeta Chandran, Natya Vriksha
Venue: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre Lodi Road, New Delhi110003
Time: 6.45 pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
e-mail: natyavrikshaa@hotmail.com
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