2017


Liminal
- Sumeet Nagdev
Photos: Ritam Banerjee



Kalakrishna goes down memory lane at Reva (Report)
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Cello meets Kathak at the Nrityanidhi Baithak
- Sunil Sunkara
e-mail: sunilrsunkara@gmail.com



When little Gandharvas descended on stage
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com



Swati Tirunal Festival: A tribute to the monarch musician
- Shilpi Aggarwal
e-mail: editor.diplomaticvibes@gmail.com



Adi Shankara comes alive on stage (Report)
- G.Ulaganathan
e-mail: Ulag_nathh@yahoo.com



Kathak Sandhya: A confluence of Kathak gharanas
- Sunil Sunkara
e-mail: sunilrsunkara@gmail.com



Vivartana: Dance transforms
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



Natya Parampara Utsav 2017
- Srividya Angara Sinha



Celebrating the Nartaka
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com



Of love without marriage and marriage without love
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Nritya Dhara Festival of Dance (Report)
- Shilpi Aggarwal
e-mail: editor.diplomaticvibes@gmail.com



Marg launches its Contemporary Dance issue (Report)
- Carol Andrade



Kumaara Sambhava (Report)
- Rashmi Thaper
e-mail: nrityasinchana@gmail.com



Aikyam 2017 (Report)
-  Banupriya



Rasasvada: Disciples do their gurus proud
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



An ode to the goddess
- Ranjani Iyer
e-mail: ranjaniviyer@gmailcom



Nartanam Seminar on Jayasenapati’s Nritta Ratnavali (Report)
Text & pics: Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com



Nrityakalpa 2017 (Report)
- Jintu Sarma
e-mail: jsarma88@gmail.com



Canvas of different textures and colors (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com



Brukumsa: Festival of woman impersonators 
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



From wings to wheels
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



Guru Vandanam
- Bhavanvitha Venkatesh
e-mail: bhavanvitha@gmail.com



Rohini Bhate Dialogues (Report)
- Nikhil Ravi Parmar
e-mail: nikhilraviparmar@gmail.com



Purandaradasa comes alive (Report)
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



A quiet flow of bhakti in Shree Ramanaatakam
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Kuchipudi recital Nisanta by Sarvani Yadavalli (Report)
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Heartfelt tribute to Guru Narmada (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com



Sanskriti Mahotsav
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



to be danced 
- Madhushree Basu
e-mail: pupai.madhusree@gmail.com



The 23rd OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com



MK Patel: It is the love of artists that takes the show forward (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@yahoo.com



Learning abhinaya from a master of the art (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com



A coming together of creative energies (Report)
- Meera Krishna
e-mail: meerakrishna@live.com



Bhaava Dhaara: An exploration of sanchari in Bharatanatyam (Report)
– Gauri Shanbhag
e-mail: gsshanbhag@yahoo.com



Natananjali's 15th anniversary celebrations (Report)
- Nalini Prakash
e-mail: nprakash65@gmail.com



Traveling dance festival
- Vijay Shankar
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Tridhara presents 31st Shradhanjali Samaroha
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Bharatiyaalaya (Report)
- Anirudh Srinivasraghavan
e-mail: 89anirudh@gmail.com



Bhavya Kumaran - Backed by bedstone of training
- Naveena
e-mail: naveena_b_2002@yahoo.co.in



The 27th edition of Raindrops Festival
-  Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Third Gurukrupa Nrutya Samaroha at Bhubaneswar
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Moolam Festival: A tribute to gurus
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Connecting with Kathak in Bangalore (Report)
- Anand Sirur
e-mail: apsirur@gmail.com



Nrithyopacaram: 30th anniversary celebrations of Roja Kannan's Bharatha Natyalaya (Report)
Photos: R Nagarajan



Young soloists impress (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com



Youth in Dance 
- Aparna Vinod
e-mail: aparnapaliyath.menon@gmail.com



The Dark Lord: Lament of the Poetess of Love 
- Indu S.V.
e-mail: svindu86@gmail.com



Celebrating Nritya Parampara (Report)
- Ashwarya Samkaria
e-mail: 23.ashwarya@gmail.com



Multidimensional experience of Aum
- Vinatha Kumar
e-mail: vinatha65@yahoo.com



Janaki Rangarajan’s maiden workshop in Bangalore (Report)
- Sumangala V Varun
e-mail: sumangalavarun@gmail.com



Utsav Dance Festival
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Portraying the life of Saint Tyagaraja (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



The right ambience for young dancers to learn from
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Workshop on abhinaya by Dr. Kanak Rele (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



A welcome initiative to educate dancers and viewers
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



The 7th Parampara Festival
- Tapati Chowdurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Seminar on 100 years of Nritya Bharateeyam: Day 2 (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com



Seminar on 100 years of Nritya Bharateeyam: Day 1 (Report)
- Lalitha Venkat
e-mail: lalvenkat@yahoo.com



Brilliant Bhavna by Hari and Chethana
- G.Ulaganathan
e-mail: Ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Kāvyarasa 2017: An ode to Gita Govindam
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com



MahaMaya: The Grand Illusion
- Satya Brata Das



Mahaskhakti and her various avatars (Report)
- G.Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Angels and peacocks in human avatar (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com



Talented young dancers
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Sahasrabdhi Vaibhavam (Report)
- Malar Linkeshwaran
e-mail: malar.linkeshwaran@googlemail.com



Playing with tradition and making it resonate for today
- Rajika Puri
e-mail: rajikapuri@yahoo.com



Bountiful flow of Nadi
- Jyothi Raghuram
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com



Nazaaqat: A tribute to Guru Damayanti Joshi (Report)
- Ankur Ballal
e-mail: ankurballal@gmail.com



Echoes of Natyapriya
 - Jyothi Raghuram
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com



Manasaa by Ganesh Vasudeva
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



Kanak Rele’s stunning performance at Shrishti Festival (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



AttenDance celebrates World Dance Day (Report)



Historic Indian Dance Drama Festival (Report)
- Sushma Mohan



Amritanjali Festival 2017  (Report)
- Sowmya Jayabharathwaj



Young dancers’ exemplary pursuits   
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Satyavan-Savithri come alive
- G.Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Tributes to a great master 
-  Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Celebration of Water and Womanhood
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Kavita Thirumalai’s Margam and Sapta Dhara
- Priya Das
e-mail: priyafeatures@gmail.com



Are you listening? Avantika Bahl's "Say, What?" 
- Sanjukta Wagh
e-mail: sanjuktawagh@gmail.com



Ramaa Bharadvaj's workshop on 'Performance Arts and the Natyashastra' (Report)
- Samyukta Venkatesh



Mahasati: Portraying philosophy of Jainism (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Ankle bells resound in the rain (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com



Dance dramas with philosophical overtones (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Portraying women empowerment (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Samsmaranam
- Tapati Chowdurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Seminar on Acharya Abhinavagupta’s works in New Jersey (Report)
- Guruprasad Venkatraman 



Maiden performance by Sankalpa Dance Ensemble 
- Janaki Kolady
e-mail: janaki@kolady.net



Vivarta - a visual treat (Report)
- Sapna Nanjunde



Evocative expression to the fore at the Sydney Dance Festival
- Mohan Ayyar



A unique panorama of dance and music (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Those were the days!  (Report)



From reflection to refraction (Report)
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



Something about her (Report)
- Lakshmi Girish
e-mail: lakshmigirish02@gmail.com



Spilling Ink delivers spirituality through art
- Colleen Morrison
Photos: Madhavi Reddi, Madhaviarts



Kadamb’s Vivarta enthralls
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Ranan’s Crossings: Exploring the facets of Lady Macbeth
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Young dancers impress (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane 
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com



The freshness of pure dance (Report)
- Aniruddha Kanjarpane
e-mail: coorgani@gmail.com



Yakshagana Moha Menaka (Report)
- V.M. Aruna
e-mail: arunamahendarkar@gmail.com



Nayika: Women in Kuchipudi
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Dual facet of Nataraj and Natwar at Chembur Natyanjali 2017
- Sunil Sunkara
e-mail: sunilrsunkara@gmail.com



Nritya Margam
- Radhika Shetty
e-mail: radhikarecitals@gmail.com



Poetry in motion
- Lakshmi Rajkumar
e-mail: lakshmikrimo@gmail.com



Anita Ratnam and Arangham Dance Theatre (Slide show)
At Kala Ghoda Festival

Feb 9, 2017 Mumbai
Photos: Ashish Nikam



Dramatic Tales of Gods and Goddesses  (Slide show)
By Vanashree Rao and group

Meghdoot Theatre on March 9, 2017 New Delhi
Photos: Avinash Pasricha



Shivaratri treat at Samskruthi (Report)
- G.Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



A morning spent journeying inward and a tribute (Report)
- Sunil Sunkara
e-mail: sunilrsunkara@gmail.com



Whispering woods
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



A dance tribute to Naushad  (Report)
- Vijay Shankar
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



A tremendous finale to a fest
-‘Kavithalaya’ Krishnan



Design 14 - An aesthetic experience of Kathak
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Visesha Kala Poshakam Utsav 2017 (Report)



Nirjhar: Life and work of Dr. Tushar Guha (Report)



Articulate Festival edition 9 (Report)
- Chittaranjan Mothikhane
e-mail: chittaranjanmothikhane@gmail.com

IceCraft Classical Dance Festival, Ahmedabad
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com

Within seeks to awaken our collective social consciousness

A creative response to an eternal longing

Sari, the Unstitched is innovative and indigenous


The delightful tradition of Odissi (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: shwetananoop@gmail.com   



Mature and poignant recital by Sulakshana Jayaram



Flowing in perfect harmony
- Anand Nandi
e-mail: anandnandi30@gmail.com



Dance Jathre in Dharwad (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Pancha Prakrithi by Sugathan Mohandass (Report)



27th Pt. Durgalal Festival of Samved Society for Performing Arts
- Sanjukta Wagh
e-mail: sanjuktawagh@gmail.com



Mahabhraman accreditation to Mahagami Gurukul by MTDC (Report)



Honoring an icon 
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



The Balasaraswati/ Scripps Concert Series (Report)
- Jitinder Krishna
e-mail: sathirdance@gmail.com



Ashtanayikas relevance to the Gita Govinda (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Thrayambika: Unique tribute to the Devi (Report)
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Manjari: A beautiful conceptual presentation by Divya Ravi


Innovation the highlight of Drishti Dance Festival
- G. Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Pleasing Kathak performances in Mumbai (Report)
- Sunil Sunkara
e-mail: sunilrsunkara@gmail.com


The Madras Music Academy Dance Festival
- Veejay Sai
e-mail: vs.veejaysai@gmail.com

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



Bharatanatyam guru Ananda Shankar Jayant launches dance practice app 'Natyarambha' (Report)



Branding Odisha, through Odissi
- Shyamhari Chakra
e-mail: shyamhari@yahoo.com



Salabhanjika: Mystical and delightful Mohiniattam (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



A treat in grace and elegance
- Akola Krishnan
e-mail: akolakrishnan@gmail.com



Musical adaptation of the film Mughal-E-Azam 
- Uma Anantani
e-mail: rasanant92@yahoo.com



A setu between the tradition and the audience today
- S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@yahoo.co.in



Alva’s Virasat 2017 (Report)
Jan 13-15, Moodbidri, Karnataka



A floral tribute in classical dance (Report)
- Shveta Arora



Tyagaraajeeyam - a homage to Saint Tyagaraja 



Workshop by Guru Shankar Kandaswamy (Report)
- Rashmi Thaper
e-mail: nrityasinchana@gmail.com



Enthralling Kuchipudi by Rachana Narayanankutty
- Vijay Shankar
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com 



Milapfest to honor Narthaki.com and Dr. Anita Ratnam with Vishwa Kala Ratna (Report)



Smaran 2016: a tribute to Kathak Queen Sitara Devi  (Report)
-  Jayanti Chakraborty
e-mail: jayanti2507@gmail.com








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