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LECTURE DANCE DEMONSTRATION SERIES IN INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

Panaji, August  27, 2018

                                                                                                          Bhadra 5, 1940

            Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa in joint collaboration with India International Rural Cultural Centre, New Delhi, will  organize a Lecture Dance Demonstration series in 24 schools of Goa in the field of Indian Classical Dance by renowned Dancers Smt. AmartyyaChatterjee(Ghosh) from Pune, (Kathak Dancer and Performer) &Smt.RevathiSrinivasraghavan from Bangalore (Bharatanatyam Dancer),simultaneously at both places i.e.North-Goa & South Goa from 03/09/2018 to 08/09/2018. The main aim of this activity is to strengthen the cultural values in education by organizing dance demonstrations in schools by the renowned classical dancers from other states and also to create awareness amongst the students for rich Indian Cultural heritage i.e. Dance & Music.

            Smt.Amartyya Chatterjee(Ghosh):Passed senior Diploma in Kathak Dance and also did MA in Journalism and Mass Communication. She received her  training in kathak dance from Pt.Santosh Kumar Chatterjee, Smt. Madhumita Roy. PadmabhibhushanPt.BirjuMaharah and Saswati Sen. Smt.AmartyyaChatterjee(Ghosh) has presented Kathak recitals on several forums in the country and also beyond the country’s border. She has been acted in Bengali Featre Film CHITHI and has recently choreographed some pieces of dance in reality show Dance Bangla Dance in Zee TV.  She is also running a dance school named Manan-School of dance at Kolkata and works as a teacher on traditional Kathak dance in Heels Dance Academy in Pune city.Apart from her dance assignments, she is a Lecturer of Mass Communication in recognized college under University of Calcutta and IGNOU. 

Smt. Amartyya Chatterjee (Ghosh)and her accompanists shall conduct Lecture/Dance Demonstration series in Kathak Dance at North Goa from September 3 to 8,  2018 in 12 schools which includes  Lokshikshan High School, Dhargal, Pernem, AlornaPanchkroshi High School, Alorna, Pernem, G.S. Amonkar VidyaMandir, Mapusa,  KirtiVidyalaya, Siolim, Bardez,  Government High School, Amona, Bicholim, Mahalakshmi High School, Kudnem, Sanquelim Bicholim, Our Lady of Lourdes High School, Valpoi, Unity High School, Valpoi,  Shri Kamakshi High School, Shiroda, Shree Mahalaxmi English High School, Talaulim, Ponda, People’s High School, Panaji and  Old Goa Educational Institute, Katyebhat, Ela Old Goa.

All the artistes will demonstrate and share their views about Indian Classical dance in the schools.

            Smt. Revathi Srinivasraghavan: Revathi Srinivasraghavan is an acclaimed choreographer, teacher, and performer of Bharatanatyam.  After her initial tutelage under the late Guru Komalavalli Krishnamani, she learned the nuances of the art from the late Kalaimamani Shri Kadirvelu Pillai, she learned the intricacies of Abhinaya from Guru Padma Bhushan, Smt Kalanidhi Narayanan, and S. P. Srinivasan. She underwent training in Konnakol under Shri T.S Nandakumar and currently continues with Shri Satish Krishnamurthy. Revathi holds a Master’s degree in Fine Arts. She is a Nritya Alankar from the AkhilBharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal.

                        Smt. Revathi Srinivasraghavan  is a graded artist of the Doordarshan. She has been empanelled by the Ministry of Culture - Festival of India Cell under the Panel of Artists selected for participation in Festivals of India Abroad.

Shiledar Rashtriyanirmitiche- Contributors in Nation Building 2014 by PrasarBharati- Doordarshan.

Revathi is a member of the ABHAI (Association of Bharatanatyam Artists of India).

Smt. Revathi has directed several solo and group Bharatanatyam presentations. She has presented Solo and Group performances on Television several times, most recently on Makkal TV, Sankara TV, DD Sahyadri. She has participated in various programs, seminars, workshops and has presented innumerable lecture demonstrations on Bharatnatyam style in Schools, Colleges & Universities. Besides her several public performances in different states in India, abroad in Dubai and USA.  As a choreographer, Revathi has experimented with a wide variety of themes and has directed several dance ballets.

Smt. Revathi Srinivasraghavanand her accompanists shall conduct Lecture/Dance Demonstration series Bharatanataym Dance at South Goa from September 3 to 8 2018 in 12 schools which includes  Our Lady of Fatima High School, Rivona, Sanguem, Government High School, Netorlim, Sanguem, GomantakVidyalaya, Piliem, Dharbandora, Matoshri Anandibai, Vaman Marathe Vidyalaya, Tamsoda, Dharbandora, Presentation Convent High School, Fatorda, Bhatikar Model High School, Margao, Government High School, Agonda, Shri Malllikarjun Vidyalaya High School, Canacona,  Lokvishwas Pratisthan’s High School, Sirvoi, Quepem,  Vivekanand Higher Secondary School, Balli, Quepem,  Our Lady of Candelaria High School, Vasco-Da-Gama and  Municipal High School, Vasco.

All the artistes will demonstrate and share their views about Indian Classical dance in the schools.

DI/NB/TSS/JA/GJG/AN/2018/612

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