Madhuram Dance Fest 2018

  About the artists   This year local Odissi dancer is Sanatani Rombola disciple of Smt Sujatha Mohapatra. Sanatani is of Italian dissent and passionate about Odissi. She managed to live in India for several years to learn Odissi from the…

Arangetram the Gen Next Approach

by Malini Ramesh, Melbourne … incorporating Aboriginal dreamtime stories; new classical compositions in complex rhythms;  jathis and korvais with colourful and interesting kaarvais, theermanams and arudhis; a new varnam on the Moon; feminist perspectives on a Sur Das bhajan (religious ballad); spoken word;…

Yogatrayam

The artists, Revathi Ramachandran & Manasvini Ramachandran from Chennai, India bring a unique dance ballet themed “Laya Nirupanam”.  The juxtaposition of action and knowledge which is the quintessence of Advaita Philosophy is brought out in this amazing presentation. Lilting songs, chants from Chamakam, Adi Shankara’s Gurvashtakam, Tayumanavar’sAnanda Kalippu and others are…