Ananya: The Unparalleled 2012 at Purana Qila, Delhi

Ananya 2012 (Click on image for larger size)
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UPDATE: This year’s choreographers will interact with the audience in a 2-day seminar on the 9th and 10th October at the the New Conference Hall, India International Centre, Lodi Estate from 10:30AM to 1:30PM.

Pratibimb – Seminar

Ananya: The Unparalleled is a unique festival that features Indian classical dance juxtaposed with the historical monument of Purana Qila as its backdrop. Started in 2002, it has gained popularity in recent years with the audiences of Delhi. Specifically, spreading the awareness of Indian classical dance forms among the masses. This year Ananya features Bharatanatyam (on two days), Kathak, Mohiniattam and Orissi by acclaimed dancers across India.

Venue: Purana Qila, Delhi

Time: 7PM to 8:15PM

Date Dance Form Artists
6th October 2012 Bharatanatyam Saroja Vaidyanathan’s group (Delhi)
7th October 2012 Kathak Rani Karnaa Nayak’s group (Kolkata)
8th October 2012 Mohiniattam Vijayalakshmi and group (Delhi)
9th October 2012 Odissi Bichtrananda Swain’s group: Rudraksh (Bhubaneswar)
10th October 2012 Bharatanatyam Shijith Nambiar-Parvathy Menon and Group (Chennai)

Check http://www.sehernow.in/ for more details

Ananya: The Unparalleled website, photos and videos of previous years event: http://seher.in/ananya.htm

About Purana Qila from Seher’s website:

Built in the 16th century by Humayun and completed by Sher Shah Suri, it stands on the ruins of Indraprastha, said to be the capital city of the Pandavas. The monument, like the dance, is simultaneously ancient and contemporary- a paradox that resolves in the timeless.

Ananya 2012
Image Courtesy: Seher Facebook

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