Gomathi Manoj – Engineering her DANCE

15th March 2019By Samragyee KashyapCandid No Comments

Albert Einstein said, “Dancers are the athletes of God.” Completing Masters degree in Software Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Gomathi Manoj is a Bharatnatyam performing artiste, dance teacher, choreographer and the Artistic Director of Saundarya Natya Kalalaya, New Jersey. She has learned this Indian classical art form for 22 years and … Read More

All about Nattuvangam

15th October 2018By Dr. Deeptha RubasundaramCulture No Comments

* What Nattuvangam means? * Is there any historical proof in using Nattuvangam? * Why do we use Nattuvangam in dance concerts? * Is Nattuvangam important in dance? * Why in ancient days there were only Nattuvanars, Tata Vadhya player, Shushira and Gana Vadhya players on stage, why there was no separate singers on stage? … Read More

Divya Goswami Dikshit’s Kathak Dance Recital at India International Centre

31st January 2018By Amrapali MagazineCulture, What's happening No Comments

The stunning Kathak danseuse Divya Goswami Dikshit marked her moves through her mesmerizing performance once again on January 24, 2018 at the India International Centre. Born into the family of the legendary Hindu philosopher of Vedanta, Swami Ram Tirtha, Divya holds close the concept of spiritual, emotional and intellectual growth, through the Indian Classical Arts. … Read More

2nd CHIMERA 2017 celebrated dance competition for children and youth

26th October 2017By Amrapali MagazineCulture, Featured, What's happening No Comments

The AMRAPALI (Society for ARTS), one of the northeast India’s most prominent socio-cultural organisation hosted the 2nd CHIMERA 2017 in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Assam in Guwahati. The 1st Dance Competition was organised in both solo and group categories and was scheduled on the 22nd of October at Shilpgram, Guwahati, … Read More

Sahanartana-Series III by Satkara in IGNCA, New Delhi

25th October 2017By Amrapali MagazineCulture, What's happening No Comments

Satkara, an organization founded by Sattriya danseuse Meenakshi Medhi with the aim to spread the knowledge, essence, ethics &  philosophy of Sattriya culture.  Satkara  has been organizing various workshops, festivals, competitions on Sattriya culture for the youth of India in collaboration with various reputed institutes like Sangeet Natak Akademi, IGNCA, Directorate of cultural affairs, Govt of Assam … Read More

ICCR Guwahati Horizon Series September 2017

22nd September 2017By Amrapali MagazineCulture, Featured, What's happening No Comments

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Guwahati Regional Office organised a Lecture Demonstration upon the aesthetic of dance ‘Nritya Mudra’, conducted by Bharatnatyam danseuse Bhanu Rashmi on September 21, 2017. The event was organised in collaboration with the Directorate of Museums, Govt. of Assam and Mr. Y.S. Wunglenton, Director, Assam State Museum graced the … Read More