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Yuva Nrityotsava, a new dream realised in Mangaluru

Yuva Nrityotsava, a new dream realised in Mangaluru


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Aug 16,2017: A shared dream of two young dancers, Kavya Mahesh and Meha Shetty finally turned into reality a few days ago at Don Bosco Hall, Mangaluru with the success of ’Yuva Nrityotsava’. The two young girls organised the event which hosted 19 budding performers from 11 Indian classical dance institutes of the city. It was a successful event in terms of the hard work that was put in by the organisers and the talented budding performers presented their best, that evening. 


 

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This was also the first crowd-funded classical dance event in Mangaluru.  A renowned social activist Shreedevi Anil and reputed dance teacher Radhika Shetty, Director, Nrityaangan, Mangaluru, inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp.

T. Sanjana from Natyaradhana Kala Kendra, currently training under Guru Smt. SumangalaRathnakar opened the evening; her performance with a Pushpanjali and a Todeyamangalam.Shreeranjani MG and Smruthi P. of Natyalaya Urwa, performed with grace, under the able guidance of their Guru Smt. Kamala Bhat. Bhavyashri Gatty, Adhithi Shetty and Rithvi of Natya Nikethanapresented a traditional Jathiswara and continued with a Narasimha Kauthuvam. They are training under Guru Smt. Rajashri Ullal. Shriya Rao, daughter and disciple of Guru Smt. Soumya Sudhindra Rao performed with confidence. One of the two male performers Ananthakrishna CV currently under the tutelage of Gurus Smt. Geetha Saralaya and Smt. Rashmi Chidanand of Nrithya Bharathi,performed a Shiva Padam with lot of conviction. Budding performers of Nrityaangan, training under Smt. Radhika Shetty, Anjali Pilicudale and Trisha Rai presented a Saraswathi Keerthane that was graceful as well as in-sync. Vindhya Karnad of Sanathana Natyalaya presented a Hindi Bhajan and Ganesha Krithi choreographed by her Gurus Smt. Sharadamani Shekar and Smt. Srilatha Nagaraj. A bundle of energy, Poorvee Krishna has imbibed the art form from her mother and Guru Smt. Vidyashree Radhakrishna of Gaana Nritya Academy. She presented Muralidhara Kauthuvam and a Devaranaama.

The next performers, Ramona Evette Pereira and Abhiram Muralidhar of  Sourabha Kala Parishath gave a very energetic recital. Swasti Hegde and Kritheka Gururaj from Sri  Natyanjali Kala Academy were neat and beautiful in their next presentation. The grand finale of  Yuva Nrityotsava were beautiful performances by Chinmayi S, Vaishnavi S. Navada and Adithi of  Bharathanjali.

All the performers and Gurus have to be applauded for putting up a commendable show  and presenting their best students. A coming together of eleven dance schools  made it even more memorable. Kavya and Meha have become inspiration to a lot of young dancers  of the city and they look forward to many more young organisers who will organise such events in  future to give the local budding dancers an opportunity to showcase their craft and skills.


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Varun Gollapudi, Mangalore Wed, August-16-2017, 9:14
Excellent initiative by the young dancers to create a performance opportunity for their young fraternity. Very inspiring. I wish more young people come forward to emulate this in other art fields as well.
Radhika Shetty, Mangaluru Wed, August-16-2017, 5:13
Nrityaangan was happy to be associated with this event and kudos to these young curators. May their tribe grow....
Aman Alva, Goa Wed, August-16-2017, 2:19
Wow beautiful , Bharatanatyam is one of the best form of dance . We have to train our young ones .
Suresh Bhat, Ullal Wed, August-16-2017, 12:40
The classical dance is one of the best form of dance . We cannot be classical dancer without any guru .
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