April 13, 2007 NYC
Dancer: Devika Urvashi Bhise
Guru: Swati Bhise, Sanskriti Center in NYC
Venue: The Kaye Playhouse, 695 Park Avenue (68th Street) New York, NY 10021
Time: 6pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
Orchestra: Swati G Bhise - nattuvangam, Savitri Ramanand and Sarayu Srinivasan on vocals, Murali Balachandran on mridangam and ganjira, Nitin Mitta on tabla, Krishna Raghavendra on veena, Anand Srinivasan on violin, Arun Kumar on rhythm pad, Paresh on flute and Aarti Ramanand on tanpura.
Guest of honor: Sonal Mansingh
e-mail: swatidance@verizon.net / www.sanskriticenter.org
April 14, 2007 Vadodara
Dancer: Jannahvi
Guru: Rema Shrikant, Ellora Centre for Performing Arts
Venue: CC Mehta Auditorium, M S University, Pratapgunj, Vadodara
Time: 7.30pm
Dance form: Bharatanatyam
Orchestra: Ambika Vishwanathan, Lakshmi Satish (vocal), Murugan (mridangam), Ramachandran (violin)
Jannahvi is a student of class XI Science in Navrachana School. She started learning Bharatanatyam at the tender age of seven and has developed into a graceful dancer after 10 years of training under her guru Rema Shrikant. She has also learnt folk dance for 6 years and won prizes at various competitions.
Rema received her training in classical dances at the tender age of three under her parents, Guru Krishna Panicker and Gauri Panicker. After a long period of training in Bharatanatyam, Mohinattam, Kuchipudi and Kathakali studying them under well known Gurus, she joined the Faculty of Performing arts in M S University, Baroda under the tutelage of Prof. C V Chandrasekahar. She has been training children in Vadodara for more than three decades in her institute Ellora Centre for Performing Arts.
e-mail: ecpaorg@gmail.com Website: www.ecpa.org.in


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