Author: Sumathi

Ideas in Motion – Kalpana

Holding our mudras (sculpturistic poses) into the sky as we stand poised in our Bharatha Natyam stance on blessed Gadigal land. Draped in vibrant fabric, enveloped by the vast city scape of Sydney. This is who we are. This is…

October Dance Bonanza

It is not surprising to see so many Schools of Indian Classical Dances in Sydney celebrate in October 2019. It marks their coming of age. Quite unintended, we see the energies of the Schools who operate as complete separate entities,…

Sydney Music Festival 2019

Swaya -Laya Fine Arts Society invites you to the 13th annual Sydney Music Festival for 2019 to be held on the 8th, 9th & 10th of June (Queen’s Birthday Weekend) at the Riverside Theatre, Parramatta Cnr of Church St and Market St.  This year an…

Mohiniattam at Woodford Folk Festival

The recently concluded Woodford Folk Festival 2018/2019 allowed diverse forms of visual art, dance, and music from a multitude of cultures to come together. It was an opportunity to be immersed in both Australian and International culture, arts, dance, music,…

Vempati Narthanam

Vempati Narthanam, paid homage to Guru Padmabhushan Vempati Chinna Satyam, the Kuchipudi dancer whose life’s dedication saw the evolution of an unique attractive and dynamic dance genre of Kuchipudi. Kalabharathi Performing Arts and its collective dancers presented amongst others, the…