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The 2nd Pragjyoti Dance Festival, Guwahati
05 Jan 2010
Posted By:: Papori Gogoi Member Level: Gold Points: 5
Event Date: 08 Jan 2010
The 2nd Pragjyoti Dance Festival is held on 8th January to 10th January,2010 at Rabindra Bhavan, Guwahati,Assam.The festival is organized by Kalpa,a society for Promotion of Art, Literature, Culture and Social Harmony.
Ratan Thiyam,vice chairman of the sangeet Natak Akademi will inaugurate the festival on 8th January,2010 at 6 pm in Rabindra Bhavan.Jayanta Kastuar,a renowned Kathak exponent will be present in the inaugural ceremony as the guest of honour.He will release the souvenir,"Pragjyoti" .
This time the following artist will perform :
In Sattriya Dance section-
(i)Artists from the Natun Kamalabari Sattra, Majuli,
(ii)Artists from Kamalabari Sattra, Titabor,
(iii)Manashri Pathak (Jorhat),
(iv)Jollymoni Saikia and Dimpy Baishya (Guwahati)
In other sections -
(i) Vrata Chigateri (UK) in Kuchipudi,
(ii)Aligunjan Kalita Mudiyar (Guwahati) and Leena Malakar (Nepal) in Kathak, (iii)Sachiko Murakami (Japan), Shibani Patnaik (US) and Amulya Balabantaray (Bhubaneswar) in Odissi,
(iv)Hemolata Devi (Imphal) in Manipuri,
(v)Vidyamol T Purusottam (Thrissur) in Mohiniattam,
(vi)Ranjith Babu and Arupa Lahiri (Chennai) in Bharatanatyam
(vii)Loknath Das (Paripada) in Mayurbhanj Chhau.
The festival will also feature Chau Dance of Orissa.
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