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The Indian Classical Arts Festival.

December 11, 2016

The Structural School of Fine Arts – Celebrating their Silver Jubilee Year presents The “Indian Classical Arts Festival”

the-indian-classical-arts-festival-by-the-structural-school-of-fine-arts-bengaluruThis three-day intensive classical arts festival covers the entire spectrum of all the eight classical dances of India, both the classical music forms and a traditional dance-theatre production; with performances by highly established artists, along with some budding talents. The festival also features scholarly papers and lecture-demonstrations, which will all be presided over by eminent dance gurus, historians and research scholars of the city; making this uniquely educational festival. We also take this opportunity to honour the relentless contribution of these artists by felicitating them with honorariums.

Event Details:

Friday, 16th December 2016
5:00pm Inauguration of the festival – Prof. Ranganath Bharadwaj Dean, The Structural School of Fine Arts Inaugural
Bharatanatyam Recital – Akshara Bharadwaj Dance Faculty, SSFA
5:30pm Karnatik Vocal Recital – Vidushi M.S. Vidya Kamatik Music Exponent & Research Scholar
6:30pm Bharatanatyam Recital – Dr. Padmaja Suresh Director, Athmalaya Foundation
7:30pm Veena Recital – Dr. Suparna Ravishankar Director, Ranjini Kalakendra
8:30pm Felicitation
Guests of Honour
Guru Padma Hemanth & Violin Vidwan Hemath Directors, Sangeeth Bharati Institute of Arts
Vidushi Yamuna Srinidhi, Bharatanatyam Danseuse. Teacher and Cine-actor

Saturday, 17th December 2016
10:30am Scholarly Paper-l: Dance in Haridasa Sahitya Guru Vidya Rao, Eminent Research Scholar
11:15am Hindustani Vocal Recital – “Abhang” Sri Nakul Abhyankar, Playback singer, Composer
12:15pm Kuchipudi Recital – Dr. Sanjay Shantaram Director Shivapriya Dance School
1:15pm Felicitation
Guests of Honour
Dr. Choodamani Nandagopal, Eminent Art Historian, UNESCO Fellow
Guru Kalamandalam Usha Datar, Director, Datar Institute of Fine Arts

4:00pm Devi’ – Vidushi Revathi Ladhad (Disciple of Guru. Sujatha Rajagopal)
4:30pm Panchabhoota’ – Vidushi Bhavana Prasad (Disciple of Guru Seetha Guruprasad)
5:30pm Sattriya Nritya’ – Vidushi Aarhie Kaushik
6:00pm Manipuri Recital – vidushi Angabala & Co
6:30pm Mohiniattam Recital – Dr. Rekha Raju Director, Nrithya Dhama Temple of Fine Arts
7:30pm Release of Prof. Ranganath Bharadwaj’s Kannada Play – ‘Sampada Ranga’ by Sri. Prakash Belawadi Theatre Personality, Cine Actor Trustee — Suchitra School of Cinema & Dramatic Arts. Introduction to the Play: Sri. Subraya Bhat Method Drama Specialist
8:00pm Kathak Recital – Vidushi Maya Dhananjay (Disciple of Guru Shubha Dhananjay)
8:45pm Felicitation
Guests of Honour
Guru Kiran Subramanyam & Guru Sandhya Kiran Founder – Directors, Rasika Arts Foundation
Guru Vyjayanthi Kashi Founder – Director, Shambhavi School of Dance. Former Chairperson, Karnataka Sangeet Nritya Academy

Sunday, 18th December 2016
10:30am Scholarly Paper ll – ‘Influence of Vaishnava Panth in Indian Dances’ – Dr. Karuna Vijayendra, Eminent Art Historian
11:15am Lecture Demonstration – Kathakali, Vidwan Prabal Gupta Kathakali Exponent
12:30pm Demonstration of Kuchipudi Temple Traditions with focus on Simhanandini, – Dr. Saraswathi Rajathesh Director, Natyasaraswathi Dance Centre
1:15pm Felicitation
Guests of Honour
Guru Seetha Guruprasad, Founder – Director Bharatanjali Natya Shaale
Dr. Dwaritha Vishwanatha, Founder- Director Nirmiti – An abode of Arts & Culture

4:00pm Creative Classical Presentation, Sri Souvik Goshal Nityanartan Dance Co.
5:00pm Odissi Recital -Vidushi Vandana Supriya & Vidushi Sweta Krishna
5:45pm Bharatanatyam Recital – Vidwan Anant Nagaraj Bharatanatya Exponent
6:30 pm Kathakali Recital – Vidwan Prabal Gupta
7:30 pm Felicitation
7:45 pm Kalayogi Guru Pulikeshi Kasturi In and as Shakaara’ – A Dance Theatre presentation of Sudraka’s Sanskrit play, Mrcchakatika
Guests of Honour
Guru Minal Prabhu, Director Mudrika Foundation for Indian Performing Arts
Guru Madhulita Mohapatra, Director NrityantarAcademy of Performing Arts

Indian Classical Arts Festival from 16th to 18th December 2016

Venue:
49, Vijayaranga
17th Cross,
Vijayanagar,
Bangalore 560 040.

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