Madanothsava is a celebration that dates back 1600 years when people rejoiced the arrival of spring through music, poetry, dance, plays and everything that transformed the place into something new. Abhinava Dance Company intends to revive this age old tradition by organising a whole day carnival celebrating the advent of spring.
To introduce our art and Culture across the globe through this festival and encourage the community to life with the distinct flavours of art.
The event will showcase energizing dance, world-class music, enlightening panel discussions and interactions coupled with a host of other activities such as art exhibits, food stalls and activities for children, the young and the elderly, presented with a grandeur like never before. Our event aims to bring together the best of Bangalore’s dancers, musicians, poets and artists who will the audience with their finest performances and activities. This will also encourage the community to celebrate its age old traditions and art while having a lot of fun.
This event is the brain child of Nirupama & Rajendra - the artistic directors of Abhinava Dance Company.
30-March-2018, 7:30am - 9pm (All day event)
K H Kalasoudha, Ramanjaneya Gudda compound, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru
Free for performances, registration for activities
The carnival will be filled with activities, games and fun through the course of the day. There is something for everyone - children, youngsters, adults, the elderly and the art enthusiasts This will be an unique opportunity to go back to the older era and experience
In addition, various food stalls that will showcase their culinary innovation by offering delicacies' based on the theme - the mango fruit.
|Usha Geethe||07.30 am||Faiyaz Khan & Group|
|Inauguration||09.00 am||Procession with Khombu Kahle and Vadya Mela. All participants to be in ancient Gupta period costumes|
|Madanaanjali, Sahakara Bhanjikotsava and Holi||09.30 am||Traditional dance related to Madanothsava|
|Creative Music||11.15 am||Praveen D Rao & Group|
|Classical Painting and Flute Music||11.45 am||BKS Varma, H S Venugopal|
|Nayaka presentation||12.45 am||Praveen Kumar, Sathyanarayana Raju, Parshwanath Upadhye, Naveen Hegde|
|Laya Lavanya||03.00 pm||Vinod Shyam & Group|
|Glow Art and Sand Art||03.30 pm||Vinay Hegde, Raghavendra Hegde|
|Aashu Kavite||04.15 pm||Shatavadhani Dr. R Ganesh|
|Soulë - Music Band||05.00 pm||Sarfaraaz Khan & Group|
|Odissi||05.30 pm||Madhulitha Mahopatra|
|Standup Comedy||06.00 pm||Prof. Krishne Gowda|
|Kathak||07.00 pm||Abhinava Dance Company|
|Strings Attached||08.00 pm||Kumaresh & Jayanthi Kumaresh|
Nirupama & Rajendra - are one of India's foremost classical dancers, who hail from a family of educationists, artists and Harikatha Vidwans (Traditional story tellers of Karnataka). As founders & artistic directors of 'Abhinava Dance Company', the duo has introduced a great deal of innovation, creativity, enthusiasm and imagination to Classical Art. They have been incessantly working in the field of dance for 25 years as dancers, choreographers, teachers, producers and performers in their own right. Their performances are based on Indian classical dance perfected over the years from their learning in music, dance, literature and culture from various sources(some that date back to 5000 year old scriptures to 21st century technological innovations). As heads of Abhinava Dance Company, they have travelled extensively performing to over 6 million connoisseurs across the globe. The duo is empanelled as OUTSTANDING artists of the ICCR & their Dance school is recognised by ICCR as a school featuring International Standards Of Guru Shishya Parampara Dance Education Smt. Nirupama is the honorable member of Karnataka Sangeeta Nritya Academy.
Abhinava Dance Company - is at the forefront amongst dance companies of India who are constantly exploring new creative ways of bringing out the essence of Indian dance. Rooted in the Indian dance tradition, it has evolved its own distinct style of dance presentation. Its musical compositions are a unique blend of traditional Indian classical music with a wide range of global music. ADC’s performances have reached out their Art to Over 7 million viewers across FIVE CONTINENTS.