Neeharika Institute Of Dance And Music is organising its annual music & dance festival on 21st, 22nd and 23rd of March, at the Lalitha Kala Thoranam in Public Gardens. The 3-day festival will feature some top musicians in whistle wizard K Siva Prasad, the Hyderabad Sisters, legendary mridangist Dr. Yella Venkateshwara Rao, and dancers in Dr. Alekhya Punjla, Vyjayanthi Kashi and Vedantam Ramalinga Sastry. The detailed schedule is as follows:
6:30pm - Whistle Concert By K Siva Prasad
7:45pm - Vasantham, A Kuchipudi Dance Ballet By Dr. Alekhya & Group
6:30pm - Carnatic Vocal Duet By The Hyderabad Sisters
7:45pm - Yagna, A Kuchipudi Dance Ballet By Vyjayanthi Kashi & Group
6:30pm - Mridangam Recital By Dr. Yella Venkateshwara Rao
7:45pm - Nartanasala, A Kuchipudi Dance Ballet By Vedantam Ramalinga Sastry & Group
On this occasion, all the 6 main performing artistes will be felicitated by the Neeharika Institute Of Dance And Music.
Neeharika Institute Of Dance And Music has been started by Vanaja Uday, a Kuchipudi dancer, teacher and a choreographer, in Chikkadpally. The institute teaches several students in the dance form of Kuchipudi. Vanaja is a senior disciple of Dr. Uma Rama Rao, and is a Lecturer in the Department Of Dance at the Telugu University. A renowned Kuchipudi dancer, she has performed all over India, and in USA, Canada, London, South Africa, Malaysia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Sri Lanka and Maldives.
Please contact Vanaja Uday at 2763-1205/98490-62103 for further details.