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Experience the splendor of Indian Dance Dramas at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra

Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra’s “Kendra Dance Festival” promises an enchanting odyssey through the realms of Indian dance dramas, featuring three spellbinding productions - ‘PARIKRAMA’, ‘KARNA’, and ‘MEERA’. This cultural extravaganza, scheduled for May 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2024, at the iconic Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi, is set to captivate audiences with its mesmerizing portrayal […]

Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra’s “Kendra Dance Festival” promises an enchanting odyssey through the realms of Indian dance dramas, featuring three spellbinding productions - ‘PARIKRAMA’, ‘KARNA’, and ‘MEERA’. This cultural extravaganza, scheduled for May 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2024, at the iconic Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi, is set to captivate audiences with its mesmerizing portrayal of Indian history and mythology.

Under the visionary leadership of Padmashri Smt. Shobha Deepak Singh, Vice Chairperson of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, the institution stands as a beacon of cultural preservation and propagation. With a rich legacy rooted in the ethos of the Shriram family, the Kendra epitomizes a steadfast commitment to nurturing India’s performing arts heritage.

The festival promises to be a spectacle of unparalleled grandeur, showcasing the artistic brilliance of the Kendra’s Dance Company. Choreographed by the acclaimed Shashidharan Nair and meticulously produced and directed by Padmashri Shobha Deepak Singh, each production unfolds with finesse, offering audiences a transcendent experience.

Opening the festival on May 3rd is ‘PARIKRAMA’, a philosophical exploration of the human journey from birth to liberation, drawing inspiration from the Katha Upanishad. Through innovative choreography and a thought-provoking narrative, this production delves into abstract concepts with clarity, inviting viewers on a profound theatrical voyage.
On May 4th, ‘KARNA’ takes center stage, delving into the complexities of human existence through the lens of the Mahabharata. The portrayal of Karna’s life as a relentless struggle against fate resonates deeply, highlighting timeless virtues amidst adversity and underscoring morality’s triumph in the face of challenges.

Concluding the festival on May 5th is ‘MEERA’, a poignant depiction of the life and legacy of the revered saint poetess. Meera’s defiance of societal norms and her pursuit of spiritual liberation serve as a beacon of inspiration, offering a compelling narrative of female empowerment and resilience.

In the words of Padmashri Smt. Shobha Deepak Singh, these productions transcend mere performances, serving as reflections of India’s cultural essence and timeless wisdom. Amidst a world marred by violence and discrimination, the Kendra Dance Festival celebrates the enduring beauty of Indian culture, offering profound insights and relevance to contemporary society.

As patrons embark on this journey of enlightenment and artistic expression, they are invited to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Indian heritage at the Kendra Dance Festival 2024, where tradition meets innovation in a celebration of the human spirit.

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