Kalanidhi Fine Arts of Canada 2017 International Festival
The 16th Kalanidhi Festival of Indian Dance,“Whirling Streams” production is dedicated to Sudha Khandwani Founder and Artistic Director who passed away in November, leaving an extraordinary history of International Indian Dance through her fifteen archived festivals (1993 to 2014). With the passing of Sudha, her sister Menaka Thakkar has agreed to finish the Festival as its Artistic Director with the intention to continue the work of spreading a passion for Indian Dance as an art form.
The Kalanidhi Festival of Indian Dance, “Whirling Streams” at Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre starts March 28 and runs to April 2, 2017..The live and live-streamed Festival will present over 40 dancers from Canada and India and feature classical and contemporary dance styles of Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Kathak, Chhau, Kathakali and Modern over the course of 6 days. Performers include Menaka Thakkar Dance Collective, Santosh Nair Sadhya Dance, Bhavajan Kumar Dancers, Sinha Danse, Deepti Gupta-Arzoo Dance Theatre, Navarasa Dance, and solos by Menaka Thakkar, Kasturi Mishra, Sujata Mohapatra, Parul Gupta, Riya Alika Mittal, Nivedha Ramalingham, Parul Gupta, Preetisha Mohapatra, Eesha Pingale, Shobika Sivaruban, Sonia St.Michel, Sweta Pararajasingam and more to be announced.
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