2012
Natya Kala Conference 2012 (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Inspiring Mohiniattam by Gopika Varma
- Balayogi
e-mail: balayogiv@gmail.com


Captivating dance presentations
- Dr. M Surya Prasad, Bangalore
e-mail: drmsuryaprasad@gmail.com


Parangathotsava 2012 (Report)
- T H Sudhamani, Mysore
e-mail: lekakhi@hotmail.com


Kamala presents dance drama ‘Jaya Jaya Sree Rama’ (Report)
- Uma Dandapani
e-mail: uma.dandapani29@gmail.com


Brilliant film on Ramayana
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


An impressive finale for Mohini Nrityati (Report)
Text & Photos: Rakesh S, Thiruvananthapuram
e-mail: rakeshkonni@gmail.com


Elegant Kuchipudi duo
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


Satya's growth graph zooms
- Jyothi Raghuram
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com


Facets of the woman
- Padma Jayaraj, Thrissur
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Natya Darshan Seminar
EPIC WOMEN - Conference / Performance conclave
December 20 - 23, 2012 Chennai

Morning Conferences
- Kiran Rajagopalan
e-mail: kiran.rajagopalan@gmail.com
Day 1: Epic Women of the Epics
Day 2: Defining and defying gender roles
Day 3: Femininity and Feminism in Modern Epic Women

Subtitling Indian classical dance recitals for the sake of the audience
- Ashwini Kaarthikeyan
e-mail: ashwinikaarthikeyan@gmail.com

Evening Performances
Dec 20: HMV - Her Majestic Voice
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com
Dec 21: Epic Women performances
Dec 22: Epic Women performances
Dec 23: Epic Women performances

Daily newsletter
- Lalitha Venkat
Dec 21, 2012
Dec 22, 2012
Dec 23, 2012
Dec 24, 2012

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Art has no boundaries (Report)
- Nicolas, Geneva


Vibrant music and colourful dance bonanza
- Dr. M Surya Prasad, Bangalore
e-mail: drmsuryaprasad@gmail.com


Radhika Shetty presents Nrithya Sandhya (Report)
- Bhramari Shivaprakash, Mangalore
email: bhramarisrao@yahoo.com


International Sand Art Festival (Report)
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com
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Attendance awards 2012 (Report)
- P Praveen Kumar, Bangalore
e-mail: praveendance@hotmail.com


Neat solo recital by Malabika Sen
- Dr. Nita Vidyarthi, Kolkata
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Not one to disappoint
- Jyothi Raghuram, Bangalore
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com


Dancers dazzle at Nartaka Festival Malaysia (Report)
- Prema Satish Reddy
e-mail: premasatishreddy@yahoo.com


Ananda Ramayanam
– A Seshan, Mumbai
e-mail: anseshan@gmail.com


16th Annual Dance and Music Festival of Gunjan Dance Academy
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Rasavikalpam 2012 (Report)
- Vaanmadhi Jagan
e-mail: vaan.jagan@gmail.com


Gotipuas mesmerize at the Gotipua Dance Festival (Report)

In search of glory
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Samvaada (Report)
- Nandini Bajekal
e-mail: bajekaln@gmail.com


The IIC Experience
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Sai Nrithyotsava 42 (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com


Gait to the spirit
- Anil Raj
e-mail: ilpint@hotmail.com


Evergreen Vani
- Jyothi Raghuram, Bangalore
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com


Gnosis by Akram Khan Dance Company
- Nita Vidyarthi, Kolkata
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Ayswaria projects twin messages of Shakuntalam
- SD Desai, Ahmedabad
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Devmudraa’s Annual Dance Festival (Report)
- Shalaka Deshpande
e-mail: shalaka22.2004@gmail.com


Mruchchakatika: A drama par excellence
- Shubha Subbarao
Photos courtesy: Soorya Dance Company


From Divine Light to Divine Darkness
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Guru Samarpana in the USA (Report)
- Shankar Iyyer
e-mail: shankariyyer@yahoo.com


Nritarutya performs “Madhushala” at Amitabh Bachchan’s 70th birthday celebrations (Report)

Double bill: Divine Stories and Mruchchakatika (Report)
- Donna Riesen & Pavan Kumar


Dance Discourse on Odissi (Report)
- Probal Gupta
e-mail: probs_gupta12@yahoo.co.in


A play of unending queries
- Renu Ramanath
e-mail: renuramanath@hotmail.com


Devi: Priya Venkataraman’s theme based recital
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Tributes to Sanjukta Panigrahi (Report)
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


Sruti 30 Pattabhi Raman 80 (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Silambam Houston’s 10th anniversary celebrations
- Ragothaman Yennamalli
e-mail: ragothaman@gmail.com


Odisha Tourism hosts Oz Fest (Report)

Swarna Kannan - The Golden One (Report)

First fundraising event for ethno-specific aged care facility (Report)
- HDS Hirasave, Melbourne
e-mail:mosarto@yahoo.com


Nartaka Festival 2012
- Veejay Sai & Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com / lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Sai Nrityotsava 41 (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com


Accord: Another dimension to infinity
- Padma Jayaraj, Thrissur
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Yugma - the dance confluence (Report)
- Dr. Sunita Yedavally


VP Dhananjayan's '108 letters to the Editor' book released (Report)

Rasikas enjoy double treat in the valley of sand
- Poornima Ramaprasad
e-mail: poornima@sbcglobal.net


Meditative melody and dance divine
- Sumana Srinivasan
e-mail: sumanas@iitb.ac.in


Unity in diversity at Saila Sudha’s Nrityasangama (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat, Chennai
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


A dancer turns organiser, delivers a cultural bonanza (Report)
- Deepa Chakravarthy
e-mail: apoorini@gmail.com


Jaikishore and Padmavani Mosalikanti dazzle Bay Area rasikas
- Phanisri Kuchibotla
e-mail: vedasri@hotmail.com


Kalakshithi’s Kalakshetra seva
- Ashish Mohan Khokar, Bangalore
e-mail: khokar1960@gmail.com


Remembering the legacy of a Guru
- Veejay Sai, Bangalore
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Sophisticated evolution of Sutrarasa
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Week two of Bengaluru International Arts Festival (Report)
- Meghna Venkat
e-mail: meghna.venkat@gmail.com


In a backyard...
- Akhila Krishnamurthy, Chennai
e-mail: akhilak@gmail.com


The 8th edition of the Sangam Festival (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat, Chennai
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


18th edition of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat, Chennai
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Samyoga: An ode to Love
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Bengaluru International Arts Festival 2012 (Report)
- Meghna Venkat
e-mail: meghna.venkat@gmail.com


Kuchipudi Nrithya Neerajanam (Report)
- Sudha Sridhar
e-mail: sudhasridhar@hotmail.com


Canada Council Walter Carsen Prize recognizes Canadian dance icon Menaka Thakkar (Report)

Ranee Ramaswamy, nominee for Member, National Council on the Arts (Report)

Gouri Anuraj’s debut in Mohiniattam (Report)

Geeta Chandran's interpretation of Gandhi
- Susan Visvanathan


Brhaddhvani organizes workshops on Rhythm Studies and Hindustani Dhrupad (Report)

In grandma’s footsteps, literally
- Jyothi Raghuram, Bangalore
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com


India featured
- Padma Jayaraj, Thrissur
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Naman 3 in celebration of Odissi
- Probal Gupta, Bangalore
e-mail: probs_gupta12@yahoo.co.in


Rain invoked in music and dance (Report)

Their substance showcased the style   
- Jyothi Raghuram, Bangalore
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com


Pavitra Bhat's elevating performance
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


Sai Nrityotsav 39 (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com


Geeta Chandran explores Sanskrit treasures: Drishya Kavya
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Nrityagram’s Saṃhara nominated for two Bessie awards (Report)

Pala and Daskathia Utsav (Report)

Classic(al) triumph (Report)

In appreciation of dance
- Urmika Devi


Sai Nrityotsava 38 (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com


Sampradaya Dance Centre’s multi-purpose, state-of-art theatre space inaugurated (Report)

Kathak heralded the monsoon season (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail:  chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com


Postcards from SPIC MACAY’s National Convention 2012
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Astad Deboo’s enthralling lec-dem / workshop for Arpan (Report)
-  Lalitha Venkat


Star watching: The Continuum Series… Future Presented
- Pratima Sagar, Hyderabad
e-mail: pratima_sagar@yahoo.com


Sai Nrithyotsava 37 (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com


Patterning a new collaboration (Report)
- Roopa Murthy, Bangalore
e-mail: sonsamurthy@gmail.com


Bharatakalanjali’s summer camp intensive (Report)

'Maya to Matter': An event to cherish (Report)

Rangabati: Festival of dance and music of Western Odisha (Report)

Sankirtan Mahotsav (Report)

Bengaluru dances to varied tunes
- G Ulaganathan, Bangalore
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com


Delectable Kathak by Sushmita Ghosh
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Colourful folk dance extravaganza (Report)
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


Ode to a guru
- Veejay Sai, Bangalore
e-mail:  vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Rang Tarang National Festival of Choreography (Report)
- Bhagya Lakshmi, Bangalore


Face to Face: A Bharatanatyam dance-theatre dialogue between Draupadi and Sita
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Anuradha Venkatraman’s Bharatanatyam recital
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Rabindranath in the Balinese outset (Report)
- Nita Vidyarthi, Kolkata
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Tagore’s Bhanusinger Padavali by Anurekha Ghosh
Text & pics: Nita Vidyarthi, Kolkata
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


World Dance Day celebrations at Bangalore (Report)
- Sudha Sridhar
e-mail: sudhasridhar@hotmail.com


Samskriti festival on World Dance Day (Report)
- Shalaka Deshpande
e-mail: shalaka22.2004@gmail.com


Celebrating Tagore, celebrating artistes (Report)
- Deepa Chakravarthy
e-mail: apoorini@gmail.com


The 4th St. Louis Indian Dance Festival (Report)
- Yamun Mothikannan
e-mail: yamunamothi@gmail.com


Workshop with Priyadarsini Govind (Report)
- Lakshmi Swaminathan
e-mail: lakswami@yahoo.com


Natya and Narration - REBELution
- Jana Seshadri
e-mail: janaseshadri@hotmail.com


Wholesome recital
- Jyothi Raghuram, Bangalore
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com


Utkal Divas Samaroha at Goa (Report)

Prabal Gupta’s lec- dem at Bangalore School of Architecture (Report)
- Avijit Das, Bangalore
e-mail: kavijitdas@hotmail.com


Odisha Tourism gets the Best Tourism Festival Destination Award and Best Heritage State Award (Report)

Prana: The sounds of breath
- Rachel Turner
e-mail: rturner418@gmail.com


Kathak installation in the midst of nature
Longing to be one with the infinite

- Dr. SD Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Takes her bow with elan
- Jyothi Raghuram, Bangalore
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com


Sampradaya Dance Creations receives grant (Report)

Nrityagram’s Samhara: A meeting of styles
- Megana Prasad
e-mail: megan.prasad@gmail.com


Kutiyattam artistes in Japan to understand the essence of Noh theatre (Report)

Journey of Indian Dance: Kathak Yatra by Gauri Jog
- Vandana Choudhury, IL
e-mail: lamp123@gmail.com


An exhibition of Glass Art
- Padma Jayaraj, Thrissur
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Shobana Jeyasingh Company, Classic Cuts
Linbury Studio Theatre, London

13-17 March 2012
- Dr.Mark Hamilton
e-mail: makahemi@me.com


The Indradhanush Festival in Mumbai (Report)
- Mythili Zatakia


Towards women empowerment
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


‘Soorya Performing Arts - Los Angeles’ launched (Report)
- Subhashini Srinivas
e-mail: susri79@gmail.com


Ganga: thematic solo Odissi dance (Report)
- Satish Suri, Bangalore
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


Urmila’s sensitive portrayal
- Dr. SD Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Courage and artistry in London:
Sanjay Subrahmanyan at the Wigmore Hall (March 9, 2012)

- Bruno Kavanagh


Bharatanatyam recital by Radhika Ramanujan
-B Sreenivas
e-mail: sabhapathi@gmail.com


Captivating performance by Sulakshana
- A Boothalingam
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com


Tribute to Rukmini Devi
A life well lived, well remembered...
  (Report)


Soul Cages - an artistic experience
- Satish Suri, Bangalore
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


Debut performance by Suhani Dhanki (Report)

Workshop/seminar on 'Research in Dance - Process and Challenges' (Report)

A month of celebrations (Report)

Sculpting the woman
- Padma Jayaraj, Thrissur
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Siddhendra Yogi Natyakalotsav 2012 (Report)
- Sudha Sridhar
e-mail: sudhasridhar@hotmail.com


Guru Gangadhar Pradhan’s 27th Konark Dance and Music Festival (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


In praise of the Lord of Dance
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


Rajarajeswaram 1000 enters Limca Book of Records (Report)

The International Theatre Fest 2012 (Report)
- Padma Jayaraj, Thrissur
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Dynamic Kathak recital
- Vijay Shanker, Mumbai
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


Cerebral choreography
- A Seshan, Mumbai
e-mail: anseshan@gmail.com


Daivakkaru 
- Padma Jayaraj, Thrissur
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Enchanting performance by Lasya group at Nrithya Vaibhava (Report)
- Kalaa Rasika, Bangalore


Experiencing divinity
- GS Rajan
e-mail: malabarian@yahoo.com


The Music Academy Dance Fest
- Veejay Sai, Bangalore
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com

Day 1  Day 2  ;  Day 3  ;  Day 4  Day 5  Day 6  Day 7


Indradhanush Dilli 2012
- Probal Gupta
e-mail: probs_gupta12@yahoo.co.in


Gifted Bharatanaatyam dancer from Malaysia
- VP Dhananjayan, Chennai
e-mail: bkalanjali@gmail.com


The vibrant Drishti Dance Festival
- Rajarathnam Sastry


Bharathathil Bandham (Report)
- Roshni Raju
e-mail: roshniraju.925@gmail.com


Dancers with unlimited abilities (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat, Chennai
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Gadugina Bharatha in Bharatanatya margam (Report)
- Radhika Shetty, Mangalore
 e-mail: radhikarecitals@gmail.com


Tapas Dance Festival (Report)

The Rajarani Temple reverberates with the thrill of classical music (Report)

Creative solo performances (Report)
- Satish Suri, Bangalore
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


Best way to enjoy my Pongal celebrations! (Report)
- Nanditha Prabhu, Chennai
e-mail: prabhu.nandu@gmail.com


Noh - Koodiyattam interface and the arousal of creativity (Report)

A passion for natya
- Anita Shanmuganathan
e-mail: anishan1968@yahoo.com


A cultural fiesta in a rural hamlet
- Renu Ramanath       
e-mail: renuramanath@hotmail.com


Season snippets (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat, Chennai
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


A warm programme on a cold evening!
- A Seshan, Mumbai
e-mail: anseshan@gmail.com


The 4th WDA Dance Festival (Report)

Release of dance DVD 'MLV Favorites' (Report)

Samavesh 2011: A unique coming together of Mohiniattam practitioners (Report)
- Nanditha Prabhu (Chennai) & Shruti KP (Bangalore)
e-mail: prabhu.nandu@gmail.com / shruthi27@yahoo.com


Natya Kala Conference 2011 (Report)
Text & pics: Lalitha Venkat, Chennai
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Enchanting Odissi at Sai Nrityotsav National Dance Festival
- Shobhana Rao
e-mail: shobhana.s.rao@gmail.com





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