Author: Sumathi

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…

Bridge of Dreams

PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES Saturday 12 January, 2019 8:00 pm City Recital Hall BUY TICKETS   Sandy Evans and Sirens Big Band present Bridge of Dreams featuring Shubha Mudgal and Aneesh Pradhan Hindustani singer Shubha Mudgal has been named ‘one…

Balancing on the Rope of Cultural Practice

  Balancing On the Rope of Cultural Practice  (Published earlier in the Critical Path Magazine 2016)   By Sumathi Krishnan [Creative Director, Sydhwaney; Dance & Community Programmer Parramasala 2013 -2016]   [Sumathi Krishnan is a practicing musician and singer, artist…

Laasya – A Review

  Ruchi Sanghi School of Indian Dance thrives under the leadership and tutelage of Ruchi Sanghi, its artistic director and teacher. Ruchi Sanghi was trained in the prestigious Kathak Kendra under the famous Jaipur Gharana guru Shri Rajendra Gangani.  Later…