Alliance Francaise/Ashish Khokar celebrate
World Dance Day
At Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
April 26, 2015 Bangalore

March 19, 2015

WORLD DANCE DAY celebrations on April 26, 2015 is a full day event with 108 artistes - musicians, gurus, teachers, designers and photographers. Books on dance, films, dvds are shared and displayed and many young talents get a chance to dance. Dancers, choreographers come from far - Delhi, Chennai, Odisha, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad - to be part of this unique day.

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore with Ashish Mohan Khokar’s attendance History Society present this mammoth event, supported by cultural partners - the Bangalore School of Music, Padmini Ravi Academy, Opera Promotions, VikraM and the HCG.


Yakshagana

Kuchipudi


Gururaj

Manipuri

MAIN PARTICIPANTS 2015

Kathak
Inauguration by Vani Ganapathy and patron scholar Chiranjeev Singh
10am: Nagaswaram - GEETHA RAJAGOPAL & party
10.20: Mysore Bani Bharatanatyam by Guru Padmini Shreedhar group
10.30: Dashavatar by Kiran Shevgoor Kamath
10.40: KUCHIPUDI by Deepa Shashindran students
10.50: KATHAK by Sampada Pillai students
11.00: YAKSHAGANA by Varshini Hebbar
11.10: ODISSI by Madhulita Mohapatra students
11.20: MYSORE bani by Shridhar Jain students
11.30: PHOTO EXHIBITION by S3!TRIO: Saroj, Shankar & Shrinya
11.45: Hasta by Bhagya Ajaikumar - an exhibition of dance sculptures/painting
12.00: Seminar - DANCE MATTERS / Films from Khokar Archives
13.00: AGNIKA AJAIKUMAR - BN
13.20: RADHIKA CHAITANYA - Orissi
13.40: Yakshagana
14.00: SANDHYA MURLIDARAN - BN
14.20: MRUDULA BASKER - BN
14.40: SHRUTI RAO - BN
15.00: SNEHA NARAIN - BN
15.20: UTTARA RAO - BN
15.40: MANJULA AMARESH on Akka Mahadevi
16.00: BIANCA-NITASH - BN duet
16.30: SWAPNA RAJENDRA KUMAR - Mohiniattam
17.00: SAMPADA PILLAI solo Kathak
17.20: MEGHNA DAS - Orissi
17.40: AMEERA PATANKAR, Pune - Kathak
18.00: ANEESH RAGHAVAN - Orissi (Pondicherry)
18.20: ARANYANI BHARGAV - BN
18.50: TUSHAR-GURURAJ duet Kathak-Kuchipudi
19.30; MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS IN DANCE!
19.30: UMA ANANTANI-SHIVANGEE, Ahmedabad - BN
20.00: DEEPIKA REDDY, Hyderabad - Kuchipudi
20.30: JIGYASA-AVANI, Chennai - Kathak
21.00: PADMINI RAVI - LAKSHMI, Bangalore - BN
21.30: GROUP pics / Certificate ceremony
22.00: Dinner for DHS members!

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