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November 19, 2018
Date: 19th November, 2018
Venue: Carter Road Promenade
An evening celebrating dance at Times Celebrate Bandra ft Mayurbhanji Chhau dance, An artistic piece, "KHURUMJARI" -Invocation to Lord Krishna and Radha and Tribe of Taal
Mayurbhanji Chhau dance - An Odissi Performance by Illeana Citaristi. The first item SHIVA TANDAVA belongs to the traditional Chhau repertoire whereas the second ECHO AND NARCISSUS is a creative interpretation of the story belonging to the Greek mythology.
An artistic piece – A Contemporary Performance by Deep Dance. An artistic piece by Deep Maheta, "Man is born free but everywhere he is in chains". Deep Mehta's perception of Rousseau's famous quote through a performance that portrays how we are born free but as we age we get trapped in social constraints and live in the fear of death.
"KHURUMJARI" -Invocation to Lord Krishna and Radha – A Manipuri Dance Performance by the Students of Latasana Devi. Manipuri dance is one of the most lyrical and graceful classical dance styles of India. It hails from the northeastern state of Manipur. Dance and music are integral to the social and religious lives of the Manipuri people. Manipur has ancient ritualistic dances such as the Maibi dating back more than 2000 years, In which priestesses worship village gods. The advent of Gaudiya Vaishanavism , the devotional cult of Hinduism 300 years ago.
“When the Divine Dance ...Through Form and Formless” : Conceptualized by Prachi Saathi a collaboration of 4 Indian classical dance styles. The act depicts the divine dance of the Gods. It could be divinity with forms.... such as Shiva , Ganesha, Devi or Krishna which is Sagun..... or divinity which is formless ie Nirgun just as Kabir believes it to be.