Prasiddha Foundation along with Indian Council of Cultural Relations, and other sponsors are organizing the 6th Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF). Pratibha Prahlad, who heads the Prasiddha Foundation, has made DIAF an annual event with participation from 30 countries and from India that is multi-arts (classical dance, music, theatre, cuisine, art exhibitions, etc.) and multi venue (events organized over 45 venues), making the arts accessible to the public.
The events are held from 27th October till 10th November 2012 and entry is FREE.
Read news article about how DIAF managed this year’s event with low funding: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/delhi-international-arts-fest-rich-in-culture-low-on-cash/295780-75.html
DIAF website: www.diaf.in
The following performances are part of the global festival (Check www.diaf.in for changes in timings and venue). Scroll down to see the entire list of events.
||Event Title/Country or City/Artist|
|28th October||Kamani||7PM||Mantra – Prasiddha Dance Repertory/ Bengaluru/Flamenco & Kathakali/ The Killing of Dussana/ Spain|
|29th October||Karnataka Sangha||7PM||Prasiddha Dance Repertory/ Bengaluru/ Artistic Dir: Prathibha Prahlad|
|30th October||Kamani||7PM||Scottish Dance Theatre/UK/Liv Lorent|
|3rd November||Siri Fort||7PM||Flamenco/Spain/Eva Yerebeuna|
|5thNovember||Shriram Centre||7PM||Navarasa/Hyderabad/Anandha Shankar Jayant|
|Select City Walk||6PM||Rajasthani Folk/Jaisalmer/Arba Music-Immamuddin Khan|
|6th November||Shriram Centre||7PM||Contemporary Dance/Tao-Te|
|IHC Amphitheatre||7PM||Rajasthani Folk/Jaisalmer/Arba Music-Immamuddin Khan|
|Azad Bhavan||7PM||Kathak/Delhi/Rani KhanamBharatanatyam/Chennai/Lakshmi VishwanathanOdissi/Jhelum Paranjape/Mumbai|
|7th November||Azad Bhavan||7PM||Kuchipudi/Delhi/Vanashree Rao|
|8thNovember||Shriram Centre||7PM||Kaala-Time Bound/Odissi/Ileana Citaristi|
|Azad Bhavan||7PM||Odissi/Delhi/Kiran Sehgal|
|Azad Bhavan||7PM||Bharatanatyam/Mumbai/Sandhya Pureccha|
|9th November||Azad Bhavan||7PM||Bharatanatyam/Chennai/Revathi Ramachandran|
|10th November||IHC Amphitheatre||7PM||Odissi/Kolkata/Sunanda Banerjee|
|Bharatanatyam/Malaysia/Nritya Kalanjali group|
|Purana Qila||6PM||Maya Dance Theatre/Singapore|