It's Saturday night, and there are places where people's respect for you doesn't depend on your success, money or looks. Here's one of the weekend entertainments that really make you relax and let you be yourself.
Kalasagaram, a cultural association based in Secunderabad, is organizing a Youth Festival of Dance on 9th, 10th & 11th March at the Keyes Girls High School in Secunderabad. Today, the second day, G Suvarchala will perform a Bharatanatyam recital. The supporting troupe for the recital are Geeta Ganesan with the vocals and nattuvangam, K Rajagopalacharya on the mridangam, T Subbalakshmi on the violin, R P Raju on the flute, Srikanth with special effects and Amarendra Reddy with make-up.
Suvarchala is a disciple of Geeta Ganesan, the joint-director of the Uttaraa Centre for Performing Arts. A young dancer, she had her arangetram in 2002, and has since given more than 50 performances, both solo and group, at several places in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
She was given the Government Talent Promotion Award by the Indian Fine Arts Society, Chennai. She was also given the Best Dancer Award at the Inter-University Meet at Osmania University in 2004, and the first prize in the All-India competitions in the Bharatanatyam senior category. She is being awarded the Government of India Scholarship for 2007.
She has performed the lead roles of Rama, Krishna, Ravana, Yashoda and Devi in various dance ballets of the her institution. She has completed the 4-year certificate course in dance, from the Hyderabad Music College.
Kalasagaram is a South-Indian cultural association situated in the East Nehru Nagar of East Marredpally, and has been organising Carnatic music concerts for more than 35 years. The concerts are always held in the Keyes High School campus in the open-air theater. The singers are generally from outside Hyderabad, usually amateurs and upcoming artistes, and quite competent. Kalasagaram also occasionally stages South-Indian classical dances and Tamil plays.
Please contact Rajagopalan of Kalasagaram at 2773-1775 for further details.