Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2011 Festival

Apologies for a bit late announcement here. There is still time to catch some of the performances, I think. Thanks to Madhana Raghavan for pointing this event.

On 9th October 2012, President Pranab Mukerjee conferred the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Awards at Rashtrapathi Bhawan, Delhi.

Link to the official press release:

In the field of Dance, nine eminent practitioners, namely Narthaki Nataraj
(Bharatanatyam), Manjusree Chatterjee (Kathak), Thonnakkal Peethambaran (Kathakali), Priti
Patel (Manipuri), Alekhya Punjala (Kuchipudi), Ramli Ibrahim (Odissi), V K Hymavathy
(Mohiniattam), Tanusree Shankar (Creative & Experimental Dance) and Karaikudi R.
Krishnamurthy (Music for Dance – Mridangam) will receive the Award for 2011.

Akademi Fellowship (Akademi Ratna) will be conferred on … Shri Kalamandalam Gopi, Smt Padma Subrahmanyam…

Here are the list of performances scheduled for the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2011 Festival to be held in Delhi from 9th to 16th October, 2012. (Check respective venues for change in timings). For entire listing of music, theatre and other performing art forms, scroll down to the end of the official press release.

Date Time Venue Artist/Art form
10th October 6PM FICCI Auditorium Ramli Ibrahim/Odissi
6:30PM Meghdoot Theatre-III Kalamandalam Gopi/Kathakali
12th October 6:30PM Meghdoot Theatre-III V. K. Hymavathy/ Mohiniattam
Manjushree Chatterjee/Kathak Dance
Thonnakal Peethambaran/Kathakali with International center for Kathakali, New Delhi
13th October 6PM FICCI Auditorium Narthaki Natraj/ Bharatanatyam
15th October 6PM FICCI Auditorium Priti Patel/Manipuri Dance
Alekhya Punjala/Kuchipudi
Padma Subrahmanyam/Bharatanatyam with Karaikudi R. Krishnamurthy: Mridangam
16th October 6PM FICCI Auditorium The Child, Choreography: Tanushree Shankar,Presentation: Tanusree Shankar Dance Company, Kolkata

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