2014

Margazhi musings (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


The microcosm of the universe within evoked
- Dr. S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com


Divine Dream
- R. Rajendra Kumar
e-mail: mercuryraj2001@gmail.com


International Conference on Bharatanatyam in Singapore (Report)
- Dr. Maha Sripathy
e-mail: mahasripathy@gmail.com


Glimpses of the final day of the Uday Shankar Dance Festival
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Kuchipudi dance competition (Report)
- Bhavanvitha Venkatesh
e-mail: bhavanvitha@gmail.com


Launch of ‘Inspired by my Museum’ anthology (Report)

A margam of finesse and grace (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


Samyukta (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Workshop on Kuchipudi Yakshaganam daruvus (Report)
- Tadepalli Satyanarayana Sarma
e-mail: kuchipudi.bhagavathamelam@gmail.com


Rama Vaidyanathan at Shanmukhananda
- Sanjukta Wagh
e-mail: sanjuktawagh@gmail.com


Ek Anant: Solos and Slow Lows
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Attendance awards (Report)
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com


A moment in time
- Anita Vallabh
e-mail: aniaeka@gmail.com


In support of the solo (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


10th Bhagyachandra National Dance Festival
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Tridhara presents the 8th Guru Debaprasad Award Festival
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Scaling lofty heights
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Grace and beauty of traditional dancing
- Dr. M. Surya Prasad
e-mail: drmsuryaprasad@gmail.com


Suruchi: Glimpses of the Aarohan to Beauty
- Dr. S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Inspired by surroundings
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Keeping time (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Memorable Guru Samarpan
- A Boothalingam
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com


25th year celebrations of Smitalay (Report)
- Lekha Merchant
e-mail: lekhamerchant@hotmail.com


Akademi presented Masters of Abhinaya (Slide show)

Melbourne Bharata Kalanjali calling (Report)
- Mangalam Vasan
e-mail: mangalamvasan@y7mail.com


UK premiere of Torobaka by Akram Khan and Israel Galván (Report)
- Nisha Somasundaram
e-mail: nisha@findinglila.com


Scottish Dance Theater: Parameters of Nordic Black Humour, ultimate truth and hope (Report)
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


An enchanting journey through Indian dance at Wolf Trap (Report)
- Manju Subramanya
e-mail: manjusub2@gmail.com


Unparalleled dancing (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


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


Astad Deboo in HAMLET_AVTAAR directed by Hyoung taek Limb (Slide show)
Photos: Amit Kumar


Muktamma’s centenary (Report)
- Tapati Chowdurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in


Yamini Muthanna’s Nrithya Vaibhava (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


A novel form for Ashtapadi
- Renu Ramanath
e-mail: renuramanath@hotmail.com


Varying forms, engaging communication
- S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Meera festival of dances (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


From the real to the realm of dream
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


The earthly lila of Ram (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Arnab Bandopadhyay's Yugaant and Bimbavati Devi's Devatmayee
- Tapati Chowdurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in


Trinethra Dance and Music Festival (Report)
- Sreedevi N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: sreedevi.nn@gmail.com


Satiating the artistic quest with a splendid concert (Report)
- Supriya Rajan
e-mail: supriya.dancer@gmail.com


Interface 2014: A panorama of dances across the world
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


Shakti Dance presented Meera as homage to Lakshmi Shankar (Report)
- Prem Souri Kishore
e-mail: premulu@aol.com


Elegant dancing by Gopika Varma
- Usha Rk
e-mail: simplyushark@gmail.com


Navarasa Nayaka and Neerasa Nayika
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


An evening of Nritya Katha
- Maya Kulkarni
e-mail: chaddam@wpunj.edu


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


Nayaka-Nayika Festival
- Poornima Gururaja
e-mail: kalasindhudance@gmail.com


Natya Tarangini’s Bhavayami (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Adding extra flourish to Bharatanatyam (Report)
- Neha Desai
e-mail:  mail.neha.v@gmail.com


Editors and the Edited (Report)
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Mahanatam (Report)
- Bhavanvitha Venkat
e-mail: bhavanvitha@gmail.com


Monsoon memories at the Malhar Festival
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Vaidehi: The universal embodiment of power (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


The Cloud Messenger
- Uday Dandavate


Guru Bipin Singh Association India and Abroad (Report)

Shechter’s Political Mother - a collage of oppression, survival, resistance and love
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


Onam delights and an upset!
- Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com


Ileana Citaristi and Art Vision presented SIDDARTHA for the Sangam festival (Slide show)
September 11, 2014 at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar


Bicycle with barefoot (Report)
- Dr Nima Poovaya-Smith
e-mail: umimistry@alchemyanew.com


A befitting tribute to Pandit Sundarlal Gangani
- Shyamhari Chakra


Manthana (Report)

Mitra: Poetry, emotion, melody, imagination
- Mridula Rao
e-mail: mritrao@gmail.com


The 20th Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Monsoon mania (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


Srijani festival at Shilpagram in Santiniketan (Report)
- Tapati Chowdurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in


Fragrance of art emanated through the nuances of Kathakali (Report)
- Sreelakshmy Govardhanan
e-mail: shreelaxmy@yahoo.co.in


To criticize or not to criticize (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Rich, traditional and soulful - a treat by Krithika Rajagopalan
- Usha Raghavan
e-mail: u_raghavan@yahoo.com


Bhakti Pravah (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Nostalgia from Nrityagram (Report)
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra presented ‘Krishna’ (Slide show)
August 16 to 18, 2014 at Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi


Raining taal (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


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


Antardrishti-Geetamritam, a neo-classical innovation in Odissi dance
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Chitrangana: A welcome endeavor in Mohiniattam (Report)
- Supriya Rajan
e-mail: supriya.dancer@gmail.com


Weaving what’s torn: Asunder by the Courtyard Dancers
- Mytili Jagannathan
e-mail: mytili@itinerantink.com


The seven essences of the arts: A satrangi performance (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Kapaalgeeti-Vyahriti by Piyal Bhattacharya
- Nita Vidyarthi  
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Monsoon Dance and Music festival (Report)
- Supriya Rajan
e-mail: supriya.dancer@gmail.com


DanSe Dialogues (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Workshop on Kuchipudi Tarangam (Report)
- Srividya Angara Sinha
e-mail: srividya.angara@gmail.com


Samanvayam: The Synergy
- Phanisri Kuchibhotla
e-mail: vedasri@hotmail.com


Encounters of a rainy kind: Monsoon Memoirs (Report)
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


Rangoli’s sparkling Gestures (Report)


Love conquers the terror of death
- Dr. S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com


Manas is highlight of Yamini Muthanna’s recital
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Lakshmi Parthasarathy Athreya’s pleasant recital
- Dr. Sunil Kothari
e-mail: sunilkothari1933@gmail.com


Off the beaten track - Scintillating thematic presentation by Janaki Rangarajan
 - A. Boothalingam
e-mail: blingam1940@yahoo.com


Veteran performances and bosom intensives: SPIC MACAY’s 2nd International Convention
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


Natyalakshana's trio natya
- Ashish Mohan Khokar
e-mail: khokar1960@gmail.com


Emphatic presentation by Rachita Ravi (Report)
- Supriya Rajan
e-mail: supriya.dancer@gmail.com


Multi linguistic journey of bhakti (Report)
- Padmini Sirish
e-mail: padmini.sirish@gmail.com


Bharatheeya Natya Dinam: A day for classical arts (Report)

Bharatanatyam with a Texan twang (Report)

Quintessence (Slide show)

4th Naada Bindu Festival: Tradition & Tradition Interpreted (Report)

Karna (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Dwaaram
- Ulaganathan Ganesan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com


1st National Dance Drama and Ballet Festival at Imphal (Report)
- Dr. Wahengbam Ibomcha Singh
e-mail: ibosingh@yahoo.co.in


2nd International Convention of SPIC MACAY at Chennai (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


A dance journey with Ramaa Bharadvaj (Report)
- Sneha Ramachandran, Dubai
e-mail: sneharamachandran@gmail.com


The tragic plight of Karna
- Hareesh N Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com


Sadhya’s Mystical Forest (Report)

Bombay Diary
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


ABHAI summer workshop (Report)
- Priya Murle
e-mail: pmurle@gmail.com


Tributes to Guru Kelubabu
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com


Picture perfect dancing (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Kuchipudi in Karnataka
- Ashish Mohan Khokar
e-mail: khokar1960@gmail.com


Abhinaya workshop by Bragha Bessell (Report)
- Radhika Ramanujan
e-mail: radhika.dance23@gmail.com


Samsmaranam dedicated to Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra on his tenth death anniversary
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Natya Chintana: A workshop on Natya Shastra (Report)
- Viprabha


Saptaswa presented Nrityakalpa to celebrate World Dance Day (Report)
- Jintu Sarma
e-mail: jsarma88@gmail.com


Kalakshetra Alumni Association launched in Chennai (Report)

24-hour Veena festival in Chicago (Report)

Flavors of devadasyam Kuchipudi
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Odissi dance drama 'Padmavati'
- Dr. Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Sadhya’s World Dance Day celebrations (Slide show)
-  Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Utsav Music celebrates World Dance Day (Report)

Houston pays homage to violin virtuoso Lalgudi Jayaraman (Report)
- Thara Narasimhan
e-mail: tara3102@gmail.com


Rasadhwani celebrations: Echoes of Universal Harmony
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Experimental Theatre: A promise and hope
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


‘Dance-a-thon’ keeps Bengaluru spellbound (Report)
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com


Kalakar Utsav 2014 (Report)
- Nagalakshmi Bhagavatula
e-mail: nagalakshmi29@gmail.com


Natya Vriksha celebrated World Dance Day on April 26 & 27, 2014 at IIC, New Delhi (Slide show)

Inauguration of SPIC MACAY - Harrow Chapter (Report)

6th St. Louis Indian Dance Festival (Report)
- Shubha Baskar


Workshop conducted by Rama Vaidyanathan (Slide show)
April 2014 at Washington DC


Tanzplatform 2014 - Life, Death & Dance
- Madhu Nataraj
e-mail: stemdance@hotmail.com


The flavour of Vazhuvoor
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in


When a poem dances...
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Young dancers greet Vasant
- S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Noopuradhwani Dance Festival
- Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com


Goddess and Dancer (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Two generations, one tradition (Report)
- Ya Ya Silva Mendez
e-mail: alacurri_ya@hotmail.com


Bhadrachala Ramdas Charitamu
- Masoom Parmar
e-mail: natyamasoom@gmail.com


Geeta Chandran and her dancers present Bharatanatyam bliss
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


New works by Rhythmosaic-Sengupta Dance Co and Sapphire Creations
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


Nrityanjali showcases Maharashtrian culture in Berlin (Report)

Swati Mahotsav: A kaleidoscope of Carnatic music, dance and discussion
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


9th reunion of Rabindra Bharati dance department alumni  (Report)

An ocean of natya bliss (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Enchanting circles
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Natyashastra Award to Yamini Krishnamurthy
- Ashish Mohan Khokar
e-mail: khokar1960@gmail.com


The questions of ‘Panchali’ (Report)
- Smitha Shenoy
e-mail: shenoy.smita@gmail.com


Kathakali Sandhya: Dakshayagam
- Swetha Krishnan
e-mail: krissweths@gmail.com


Yuva Bharati’s ‘Sankeertana’ (Report)
- Shivani Chandrashekaran


Sradhyanjali: A tribute to Pt. Birju Maharaj through dance
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


Samskriti Festival of classical dances (Report)
- Shalaka Deshpande
e-mail: shalaka22.2004@gmail.com


Brilliant Kathak by Jigna Dixit
- Anonna Guha
e-mail: abhisarika3@gmail.com


Welcoming spring with vibrant abhinaya (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Odissi Music and Dance Seminar at Cuttack
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


29th edition of Guru Gangadhar Pradhan’s Konark Dance and Music Festival (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com


Sharmistha's bliss
- Ashish Mohan Khokar
e-mail: khokar1960@gmail.com


24th edition of Pt. Durgalal Festival
- Vaibhav Arekar
e-mail: vaibhav_arekar@yahoo.com


Gandhi: Warp and Weft - Epic action in flowing sketches
- Dr. S. D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Art for life’s sake
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com


Krishna in life, death and in between (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Buddhacharitam - a contribution to the Kathakali repertoire           
- Dr. S. D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


Visesha Kala Poshakam Utsav (Report)

Navya and Kavya at Nishagandhi
- Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com


Fifth edition of Keremane Shambhu Hegde Rashtriya Natyotsava (Report)
- Sudha Sridhar
e-mail: sudhasridhar@hotmail.com


Koodiyattam workshop by Rajaneesh Chakyar (Report)
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


Nritya Parva: Annual Festival of Sattriya dance (Report)
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com


An exquisite disposition of femininity with a spiritual approach
- Usha RK
e-mail: simplyushark@gmail.com


Dance all the way!
- Masoom Parmar
e-mail: natyamasoom@gmail.com


Natya Institute of Kathak and Choreography at Vishwa Nudisiri-Virasat 2013 (Report)
- Meghna Rao


The Goddess dances
- Ashwin Mohan


Tagore’s Chandalika and its relevance in today’s India
- Sulagna Mukhopadhyay
e-mail: sulagna64@gmail.com


Music Academy Dance Festival: Day 7
Music Academy Dance Festival: Day 6
Music Academy Dance Festival: Day 5
Music Academy Dance Festival: Day 4
Music Academy Dance Festival: Day 3
Music Academy Dance Festival: Day 2
Music Academy Dance Festival: Day 1
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com


9th Drishti National Dance Festival
- Veena Murthy Vijay
e-mail: veenamurthyvijay@gmail.com


Department of Performing Arts inaugurated at Alliance University, Bengaluru (Report)
- Madhumathi Neelamaraju


The dance of another (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Resistance through an art form
- Dr. S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in


The Unseen Sequence: The celebration of an artist (Report)
- Rakesh Konni
e-mail: rakeshkonni@gmail.com


Madhur Mohiniattam (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com


Nritya Samrachana: Inspiring perspectives on dance designs (Report)
- Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan
e-mail: vaishsai@gmail.com


Scintillating lasya evoking the arangam
- Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com


Immaculate performance by Navia Natarajan
- Usha RK
e-mail: simplyushark@gmail.com


A lifetime in 7 days: Dance intensive with Ramaa Bharadvaj (Report)
- Radhika Kathal, New Delhi


Some snapshots of the Chennai season
- Lalitha Venkat