Curtain Raiser Press Release


Kathak, Bharatnatyam and Odissi dance Performances

Seminars & Demonstrations


Jaipur, 28 January: As a part of the weekend cultural activities at Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) — ‘Samidha’, a classical dance ensemble is being held in collaboration with Aarohini Kathak Dance Academy. The programme will start on 4 February, Saturday at 6.30pm with a ‘Kathak’ group dance by Aarohini Kathak Dance Academy. This will be followed by a ‘Kathak’ duet by Managala Bhatt & Raghav Raj Bhatt from Hyderabad. The evening will conclude with a ‘Bharat Natyam’ solo performance by Ragini Chandashekar from New Delhi at‘Rangayan’.


On 5 February, Sunday at 10.30 am the programme will host Seminar and Demonstrations on Kathak Nritya – Shastra, Parampara Aur Aadhunikta’ with experts like Dr. Manjiri Deo from Mumbai. Dr. Geeta Raghuveer from Jaipur, Roshan Datye from Pune, Dr. Rekha Thakar from Jaipur and Manjari Sinha from Delhi at ‘Krishnayan’. On the same day at 6.30 pm the evening will witness a duet ‘Kathak’ performance by Rochit Sansthan from Pune. This will be followed by a ‘Kathak’ solo performance by Manjiri Kiran Mahajani from Jaipur. The evening will conclude with a solo ‘Odissi’ performance by Parwati Datta from Aurangabad.


The entry to the event is complimentary and on a first come first serve basis.

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