Fourth annual dance competition
September 30, 2004
of Greater Cincinnati conducted their 4th annual Mela dance competition
on Saturday, Sept. 25th 2004. Fifty dancers took part in this competition.
In the classical category, this competition showcased performances in Bharata
Natyam, Kuchipudi and Odissi dance styles. Thousands of people attended
this annual event. They had opportunity to enjoy the elegant performances
of these young women.
The winners in the classical category are:
(ages 11 & above):
(ages 10 & below):
Out of the eight prizes, seven prizes were won by students from Cultural Centre of India's dance studio located in Cincinnati.
1st prize winner in the senior category,
Meena Apurva performing during the
Photo: Sri Lakshmi Gundavarpu