Mayuri Upadhya wins Competition of Choreography Plan
December 28, 2011
Mayuri Upadhya, Artistic director of Bangalore based Nritarutya - Indian Contemporary Dance Trust is one of the winners of the International Competition of Choreography Plan.
She won the Bronze Prize for India with Gold Prize going to Idit Herman (Israel) and Silver Prize to Martinus Miroto (Indonesia).The final presentation of the 5 finalists who were selected through the initial online screening (on 17th November) of 65 proposals from 30 different countries was held on 6th December 2011.
Mayuri’s choreography plan was chosen to be one of the top five finalists. Therefore, there was a presentation for the final evaluation by the Asian Dance Committee members in Seoul, Korea.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of South Korea provided all expenses for 5 participating applicants. A team of 16 panel judges were also the expert members and co-chairpersons of the Asian Dance Committee. After the presentation and Q&A session, they declared the winners and awarded the prize.