Dance DISCourse: Kathak

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Date(s) - 28/06/2014
6:00 pm

Alliance Francaise de Bangalore


World Dance DayAlliance Francaise-Ashish Khokar’s Dance DISCourse is in its 5th popular year. On its 28 event on June 28th, it platforms KATHAK and showcases city’s 3 generations of talents in the form of: teenager Manasa Joshi, star talent; B.P.Sweekruth as upcoming male dancer-teacher and Bangalore’s best Kathak Ensemble NADAM under baton of Gurus Murlimohan and Nandini Kalva. The three main styles of Kathak, Jaipur, Lucknow and Baroda will be showcased, as practiced in the form today. Manasa Joshi furthered her training in films at Anupam Kher Institute; B.P. Sweekruth under Kumidini Lakhia and NADAM under Gangani gharana. All are much loved artistes of the city. The evening will also show a rare film on Kathak from the Khokar Dance Archives. All are invited.