All previews and reviews being listed here for every ones benefit. My humble gratitude for all facilitators and well wishers who have made it happen. Love. Sreeni
The preview of SPANDAN, celebration of human spirit, in the form of dance appears in FIRST CITY. A 10-day festival of dance with
a. 16 large format dance photographic installations of 9ft X 9ft – all visual treats from Srinivasan Ramakrishnan 10 years of dance photography
Here is the link to my FLICKR photostream of the photographic installations of SPANDAN, that lasted 10 days
b. An evening of WORLD DANCE on May 3rd with three masters – Sri Avinash Pasricha, renowned dance photographer in a discussion with Eminent dance critic Mrs Leela Venkataraman and Celebrated Bharatanatyam dancer Ms Geeta Chandran
This was followed by five brilliant dancers performing eight forms in the overflowing Stein Auditorium of IHC
– Nikolina Nikoleski (Bharatanatyam and Ballet) Croatia
– Carolina Prada (Chhau and Cumbria) colombia
– Nitisha Nanda (Odissi and Belly Dancing) India
– Quincy Kendell Charles (Kathak) Trinidad and Tobago
– Flamenco Paola Santa Cruz (Flamenco) Peru
and culminated on May 5th with an evening of Drums and Music.
Here is the link to my FLICKR photostream of the evening of WORLD DANCE
Just a beginning. Many more to come. Thanks to all dancers, gurus in my life who have showered their blessings and, IHC and Career Launcher (CL Educate) for making it happen.
MORE PREVIEWS HERE
In The Hindu
In The Indian Express
On the respected website for dance anchored by Eminent dancer Ms Anita R Ratnam
In business Standard
On habitat world listing
On Priya Lasya’s blog
Also appeared in WHATs HOT of The Times of India
REVIEWS ARE HERE
In The Pioneer, by sri Utpal Banerjee
In The Deccan Herald, by Ms Henna Rakheja
In THE HINDU, by Mrs Leela Venkataraman
This whole week/month, I look forward to many more reviews. THE SUNDAY INDIAN of the next week and many many more…
Also SPANDAN appears on NDTV, DD Bharati and DD Rajya Sabha TV. Will post the links if they appear on YOUTUBE ore else where.
I must complement you for great exhibition and World dance progamme .Both events were most impressive I have seen here in Delhi.I do visit dance performance but not all events in delhi but I get feel of those missed events on your Flickr.I hopr SPANDAN becomes an annual event.God bless you and your family.
Dear Ramesh ji,
My humble gratitude for your encouraging words. I will strive to better myself as I go along. It has always been a learning interacting with you. Keep blessing. Love and regards.
Hard work, passion and commitment are synonyms for life and personality of yours! Envy is always mine.cheers
Dear Umesh, each one of you, my friends, is an inspiration and support for me to conquer the next height. Let us all push new boundaries and contribute to the larger good. Love.