December 22, 2006 Bangalore 
Dancer: Ashwini S 
Guru: B K Shyam Prakash, Keshava College of Music and Dance  
Venue: Ravindra Kalakshetra, JC Road, Bangalore 
Time: 6:15pm     
Dance form: Bharatanatyam   
Chief guests: Leela Ramanathan, renowned Bharatanatyam guru & scholar, Shanta Narasimhan, renowned senior vocalist, Chikkanna, Director Kannada Art & Culture, L S S Sharma, Principal, Sri Vani Educational Group of Institutions 
Contact: (080) - 23523773 / shyam_ashwini@rediffmail.com  
Orchestra  
Natuvangam: Guru B K Shyam Prakash 
Vocal: P Rama 
Flute: Jayaram. 
Mridangam: Janardhan. 
Veena: Geeta Shyam Prakash 

Ashwini S, daughter of Geeta and Shyam Prakash started learning Bharatanatyam at the age of nine from her grandfather, guru HR Keshava Murthy, Keshava Nrithya Shala, Bangalore. Later she continued under the tutelage of her father, Guru B K Shyam Prakash and under his able guidance, she has completed her Senior grade of examination conducted by the Govt of Karnataka. She also has the privilege of learning under Guru B K Vasantha Lakshmi, a renowned dance teacher in Bangalore. Presently Ashwini is pursuing her bachelor of Business Management course in Bangalore. 

B K Shyam Prakash,  a senior dance guru in Karnataka, had the privilege of learning from his father Guru H R Keshava Murthy, B K Vasantha Lakshmi and VP Dhananjayan, Bharata Kalanjali, Chennai. As a performer he has toured all over the world giving various solo and duet recital in his times. As a senior dance teacher he has trained many students of whom many have completed their arangetram and are established as good dancers in the field. Shyam Prakash is also an established mridangist and had secured 2nd rank in the Vidwath examination conducted by Govt of Karnataka. He is the director of Keshava College of Music and Dance which is the first ever college in Karnataka to offer BA Degree in Bharatanatyam and Carnatic classical music.

 
December 23, 2006 Bangalore 
Dancer: Shruti Javali 
Guru: Lata Pada, Sampradaya Dance Academy, Toronto, Canada 
Venue: JSS Auditorium, I Main, 8th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore 560082 
Time: 5pm 
Dance form: Bharatanatyam 
Chief guest: Guru K Kalyanasundaram 
Contact: lata@sympatico.ca / www.sampradaya-dance.com
 
December 25, 2006 Vadodara 
Dancer: Gunjan Trivedi 
Guru: Rema Shrikant, Ellora Centre for Performing Arts, Vadodara 
Time: 7.30pm 
Venue: C C Mehta Auditorium, M.S. University, Pratapgunj, Vadodara 
Dance form: Bharatanatyam 
Musical accompanists:    
Direction & Nattuvangam: Rema Shrikant 
Vocal support: Ambika Vishwanath 
Mridangam: V Murukan 
Violin: Balasubramaniyam 

Gunjan Trivedi: aged 14 years, has been learning Bharatanatyam under Rema Shrikant for eight years from the age of six. Gunjan has developed into a graceful dancer who is passionate about dance and music. She has participated in some of the choreographic presentations of her guru. She is a student of 9th standard in Baroda High School, Alkapuri. 

Rema Shrikant, an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer has been training young talents at her Ellora Centre for Performing Arts for more than three decades. She is the recipient of Gujarat Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Bharatanatyam, apart from many other honors and recognitions. 
e-mail: remashrikant@yahoo.co.in  
website: www.ecpa.org.in

 
December 30, 2006 Vadodara 
Dancer: Meghal Oza 
Guru: Rema Shrikant, Ellora Centre for Performing Arts, Vadodara 
Time: 7.30pm 
Venue: C C Mehta Auditorium, M.S. University, Pratapgunj, Vadodara 
Dance form: Bharatanatyam 
Musical accompanists:    
Direction & Nattuvangam: Rema Shrikant 
Vocal support: Ambika Vishwanath 
Mridangam: V Murukan 
Violin: Ramachandra Sharma  

Meghal Oza: aged 16 years, has been learning dance since past 10 years from her guru Rema Shrikant and according to her, these 10 long years have been a very exciting journey of her life. She has been fortunate to participate in some of the choreographic presentations of her guru. She is a student of 11th standard in Navrachana Higher Secondary School, Baroda. 
e-mail: remashrikant@yahoo.co.in  
website: www.ecpa.org.in

 
December 30, 2006 Vellore, Tamilnadu 
Dancer: Abirami Rajah
Guru: Lata Pada, Sampradaya Dance Academy, Toronto, Canada 
Venue: Sri Narayani Peedam, Thirumalaikodi, Vellore, Tamailnadu 632055
Time: 6.30pm    
Dance form: Bharatanatyam  
Chief guest: 'Arul Thiru Sakthiamma' 
Contact: lata@sympatico.ca / www.sampradaya-dance.com
 
December 31, 2006 Chennai 
Dancer: Janani Suryanarayanan 
Guru: Lata Pada, Sampradaya Dance Academy, Toronto, Canada 
Venue: Raga Sudha Hall, #16, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai 600004 
Time: 6.05pm    
Dance form: Bharatanatyam   
Chief guest: Guru C V Chandrasekhar 
Contact: (044) - 6537253 
e-mail: lata@sympatico.ca / www.sampradaya-dance.com
 
     
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