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August 2 - 30, 2019 Kolkata, NE India, Hyderabad
Sapphire Creations in August:
- 2nd to 30th Aug, Karseong, Kalimpong, Darjeeling: COMMUNITY RESIDENCY
Sudarshan Chakravorty has been invited to work with 16 communities in the North Bengal region namely Tibetan, Lepchas, Bhutias, Mewaris and the likes to lead a Resident workshop in the community to re-present and re-stage their existing content of folk dance and rituals which will help to re-contextualize the performance for the proscenium stage and so will enable to promote the performances in National / International forums. This initiative has been taken by
- 5th to 10th Aug, Kolkata: MOVEMENT WORKSHOP, Minerva Theatre
Sudarshan Chakravorty leads a production oriented workshop for the Repertory members of Minerva Repertory of Govt. of West Bengal for two weeks focusing on the skill-building and knowledge of the actors to help them to imbibe the physicality of Contemporary dance. This workshop exposes them to Floorwork, Partnering idea of Alignment and Geometry of the Body The outcome of the workshop will lead to a production of the Repertory directed by Sudarshan Chakravorty.
- 11th Aug, Kolkata: Kolkata Centre of Creativity, 7pm
DANCING STROKES - The evening is a journey of stillness and movement. It’s a collaboration of dance, music, and painting where each form converses with each other and audience experiences this exchange of stillness and motion, of static pictures to dynamic moving bodies.
The evening is coming together of the painter, dancers and musicians where the entire space is invaded by them in their own respective ways. The performance moves from centerstage to alleys and corridors and the steps of the amphitheatre blurring the boundaries of the art, artists, and people at large which forms the basis of ‘Link The Arts’ initiative of Sapphire which inspired to create arts for the community and at same time engage them to understand how the art touched them every day in their lives.
- 14th Aug, Hyderabad: Ravindra Bharathi Auditorium, 6pm
ATITHI DEVO BHAVA: Celebrating India is a celebration of the color and visuals of India  where the country is divided into South, East, North and West. Each part is presented in an amalgam of dance, music and visuals drawing from tradition and modernity. From masked dance of Purulia Chau, to Fusion Contemporary to the aerial act depicting the cultural diversity that India can boast of and show to the world at large. This production was created in 2014 as part of World Tourism Day, organized by Tourism Guild of Agra performed in front of Taj Mahal. Later it has been performed in several forums and this show is being presented by Sangitanjaly Foundation.

August 10 - 24, 2019 Bangalore, Pune, Bhubaneswar

Schedule for Divya Ravi.
-August 10: MARGAM at MES Kalavedike, MES Kishore Kendra Auditorium, Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore, 6.30pm
- August 11: ‘SARVASYA - Quest For Oneness’ at Vidhyaaranga, Bhavam Nrityalaya, Electronic City, Bangalore, 11am
-August 14: Recital for Ananya at Seva Sadan, Malleshwaram, Bangalore, 6pm
-August 17: Recital for NAVAPALLAVA, Bhubaneshwar edition
-August 24: ‘SARVASYA - Quest For Oneness’ at Urja Festival, Pune

August 11 & 24, 2019 Bangalore
Schedule for Sharmila Mukerjee and Sanjali.
-August 11: Sanjali Dance Ensemble performs for Naman 2019 (curated by Madhulita Mohapatra)
Venue: ADA Rangamandira, 6pm
- August 24: Sharmila Mukerjee (solo), Sanjali Ensemble (group), Sathyanarayana Raju and Soundraya Igoor (duet) perform for Navaayanam, a festival featuring choreographic diaspora
Venue: Seva Sadan, Bangalore, 6pm

August 14 - 25, 2019 Dubai, Odisha, Haryana
- 14th Aug, Dubai: Dr. Gajendra Panda and Aarya Nande present duet Odissi for BHARAT SANSKRITI YATRA. Organized by HAMS, Kolkata
At: Heartland International Sabha, Maktoum City, 7.30pm
-15th Aug, Dubai: Dr. Gajendra Panda and Aarya Nande present duet Odissi for Celebration of 126th-year of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago Appearance. Organized by HAMS, Kolkata
At: Heartland International Sabha, Maktoum City, 7.30pm
- 15th Aug, Bhubaneswar: Tridhara presents group Odissi for Indo Japan Friendship Program. Organized by Tridhara, Bhubaneswar
Venue: Open Air, Ruchika High School, 7.30pm
-18th Aug, Brahmapur, Ganjam, Odisha: Ananya Kannan of Malaysia presents solo Odissi dance for BANDHAN UTSAV. Organized by Angahara Nrutyayana
Venue: Sanskruti Bhawan, Brahmapur, 7.30pm
-19th Aug, Bhubaneswar: Ananya Kannan presents solo Odissi dance for PRAGYAN PRATIVA SAMMAN UTSAV. Organized by Pragyan Nrutyayana
Venue: Rabindra Mandap, 7.30pm
- 22nd & 23rd Aug, Kurukshetra, Haryana: Dr. Gajendra Panda and Tridhara Bhubaneswar perform for BHARAT SANSKRITI YATRA. Organized by HAMS, Kolkata in collaboration with Haryana Kala Parishad, Govt. of Haryana
Venue: Multi Art Cultural Centre, Kurukshetra, 7.30pm
- 24th & 25th Aug, Panipat, Haryana: Dr. Gajendra Panda and Tridhara Bhubaneswar perform for BHARAT SANSKRITI YATRA. Organized by HAMS, Kolkata in collaboration with  Haryana Kala Parishad, Govt. of Haryana
Venue: S.D. Auditorium, Panipat, 7.30pm

August 15 - 29, 2019 Aluva, Kerala

Nepathya presents 12TH KOODIYATTAM FESTIVAL, Kalyanasougandhikam & Jatayu Vadham.
At: Nepathya’s koothambalam, 6.30pm daily. All are welcome.
Info:  +91 94472 09421 / +91 88480 33612 /

August 16 - 24, 2019 Kerala
Sangeet Natak Akademi Kutiyattam Kendra presents the following programs:
- Aug 16, Changampuzha Park, Edapally, 6pm: Kutiyattam by Kalamandalam Kanakakumar
- Aug 20, Vivekananda Hall, Thiruvananthapuram, 6.30pm: Nangiarkoothu, PARNASHALANKAM (Nirvahanam of Lalitha Part II) by Kapila Venu
- Aug 24, I.C.K., Thrippunithura, 6pm: Kutiyattam by Kalamandalam Charu Agaru
Info: (0471) - 2352121, 2354455

August 19 - 24, 2019 New Delhi
Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra presents dance drama of KRISHNA, abounding with legends, myths, miracles and adulation, over a span of 3000 years, portraying the fascinating journey of the playful icon from his adorable childhood and youthful antics, to the centre stage of human reverence. To enhance the visual appeal of the show, the Kendra is using the LED wall for the first time. Produced and Directed by Shobha Deepak Singh (Director & Vice Chairperson, Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra)
At: Kamani Auditorium, 1, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi, 6.30pm onwards.
On August 23rd and 24th, there will be matinee show at 3pm. Entry by tickets.
Contact: (011) – 43503333 / 23386428 / 29

August 23, 2019 Chennai

For Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Kala Pradarshini presents KRSNA MADHURYAM, a thematic dance presentation by Parvati Ravi Ghantasala and disciples.
At: RR Sabha, Mylapore, 6pm
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August 23, 2019 Leicester, UK
Sona Lisa Dance Company present BREAKING GROUND, a new solo dance production that explores current and complex issues of inter-generational migration and its impact on cultural identity. Kathak dancer Sonia Chandaria Tillu blends classical and contemporary Kathak to trace her family’s personal migratory journey across Gujarat, Kenya and the UK. The production explores how the accumulation of burdensome cultural ‘baggage’ could be construed as heritage.
At: Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester, 7.30pm – 8.30pm

August 24, 2019 Bangalore
Natya Stem presents KAMPNI KUTCHERI featuring Bharatanatyam by Seshadri Iyengar and Sushmita Suresh.
 At: Natya Stem Studios, #37, Bhoomika, 17th Cross, between 4th and 6th Main, Malleswaram, 6.30pm
Info: / (080) – 23348645

August 24, 2019 Bangalore
Navaayanam, the second edition of this festival featuring new choreographies will be presented by Sanjali, as a tribute to the legendary Odissi dancer Sanjukta Panigrahi, on her 75th birth anniversary.
At: Seva Sadan, Malleswaram, 6pm

August 24, 2019 Berne, Switzerland

Bharatanatyam by Anjalai and Sumitra Keshava at the anniversary celebration of Pro School Bangalore. 25 years ago the S. Ramakrishna school was founded near the southern Indian city of Bangalore and today allows many children an education.
At: Saalbau Gasel, Bern, 5.30pm. Only with registration -
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August 24 & 25, 2019 Mumbai

Adishakti presents BALI, written and directed by Nimmy Raphel.
At: Prithvi Theatre, Juhu, with 2 shows at 6pm & 9pm on both evenings.

August 25, 2019 Bangalore

Natyasaraswathi presents monthly concert by Odissi dancer Moupiya Dutta, and Gaudiya Nrithya by Ruma Dey at studio theatre premises, 6pm
Info: 0919880162774 / /

August 25, 2019 Bangalore

Gurus Kiran Subramanyam and Sandhya Kiran present the Rasika Dance Ensemble in GEETANJALI, a tribute to dance forms in Indian film industry. 
At: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Vyalikaval, Bangalore, 6pm

August 25, 2019 Chennai
Divya Sena’s Divyanjali celebrates its 25th  anniversary with NATYA SATSANG, a series of lecture demonstrations on Natya. Dr.Sreelatha Vinod talks on ‘Ettuthogai and Ashtanayika’
(9.30am) and Dr.G.Sankarnarayanan on ‘Bharathamum Padminiyum’ (11.15am). Divyanjali has planned interesting and informative events every month till July 2020 such as lectures, dance festivals, competition committing to give the best to all the art lovers.
At: Tamilnadu Iyal Isai Nataka Mandram, 32 Greenways Rd, 9am.
Info: 98405 96048 / 80561 61696 /

August 27, 2019 New Delhi
PUNYA TITHI- Spiritual merit through the lens of dance, gems of Odissi in the tradition of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra. His choreographies as well as those of his disciple, Sharon Lowen, will be performed in commemoration of Ethel Lowen. Presented by Manasa-Art Without Frontiers in collaboration with the India International Centre
At: C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, India International Centre, New Delhi, 6.30pm
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August 30 - September 1, 2019 New Delhi
Natya Tarangini presents its annual 3 day fest, the 23rd edition of PARAMPARA SERIES festival of music and dance.
Info: (011) - 29565540 / 29565245 / +91 9810404778 /

August 31, 2019 Kolkata
Rhythmosaic's ANNUAL SHOW 2019, Choreography - Facilitators of Rhythmosaic from Kathak, Classical Ballet, Jazz Dance, Contemporary department.
Rhythmosaic’s production WHITE which was launched in 2011 and revisited again will be presented by Rhythmosaic present repertory and students.
Choreography: Mitul Sengupta and Prasanna Saikia
Venue:  Gyan Manch, 6pm onwards

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