The Association of Bharatanatyam Artistes of India (ABHAI) under the leadership of its president Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam plans to conduct the Brhan- Natya- Yagna, an offering of dance by 1000 dancers to commemorate the 1000th year of the Brihadeeswara Temple at Thanjavur. The artistes will come together on the evening of 25th September 2010, in the temple premises to pay obeisance to Brihadeeswara and Raja Raja Cholan by performing together .
(a) Open to ABHAI members
(b) Open to disciples of gurus who are ABHAI members.
(c) Minimum age – 12 years
(d) Must have performed the Salangai Pooja
* Donate Rs.100 to ABHAI and participate in the Brhan-Natya Yagna.
Last date for Registration: 15th August 2010.
Outstation participants can send DD in favour of ABHAI.
Queries may be sent only to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or contact ABHAI office: (91-44) – 24994751 (11am to 4pm)
* Dance gurus must inform ABHAI about the number of students they will be sending for this event. Individual dancers not attached to a guru can also participate.
* Dance gurus participating will be given a DVD with the specific items – on Vinayaka and Karur Devar’s verses on the Thanjavur Peria Kovil. The music composition/arrangement and dance choreography for the event are being taken care of by Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam. Participants are required to adhere to the choreography to ensure uniformity in presentation.
* Participating dancers to wear practice saree costume (colours will specified later). Younger girls to wear salwaar kameez (colours will specified later).
Mr. Ragothaman brings this event to our notice .
For more info : http://www.abhai.org.in/comingprojects.php