Manipuri Dance
Start Date:   26/08/2011   End Date:   26/08/2011   Time:   6:30pm
Venue Detail : NCPA Nariman Point Mumbai Mumbai
NCPA - Godrej Dance Academy Theatre National Centre For Performing Arts, Nariman Point, Mumbai, 400021
Mimbai, Maharashtra,
Zipcode: 400021,
Description : Horizon Series - Manipuri by Darshana Jhaveri and Group. In collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.Darshana Jhaveri is one of the four world- renowned Jhaveri sisters, whose name, with the passage of time, has become synonymous with Manipuri dance. She has dedicated her life to the presentation, perpetuation, and propagation of classical Manipuri dance. Darshana has received many honours and awards, including the prestigious President's Padmashri Award, National Sangeet Natak Akademy Award, Vishwa Gurjari Award - Ahmedabad, Nritya Vilas - Mumbai, to name a few.This year, Darshana will be paying tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary. Tagore, apart from being a great national poet, was also a great advocate of Manipuri dance and had invited several Manipuri gurus to Shantiniketan to teach Manipuri dance and had taken their help to compose dances in his various dance dramas.In 'Rabindra Darshan', Darshana will be presenting songs from Bhanusingher Padavali, which was penned by Tagore when he was only 16-years-old, under the pen name Bhanusingh.Apart from this, in another performance - 'Nrityamalika', she will be presenting a series of dances on different classical aspects of Manipuri dance.Composed by Guru Bipin Singh. Direction by Darshana Jhaveri. Assisted by Latasana Devi and Sanjib Bhattacharya.

Padmabhushan Pandit Debu Choudhuri- Sitar

Pt. Sandeeep Das- Tabla

Padmabhushan ...

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