Avesthagen in association with Mallika Sarabhai and Darpana is organizing an original dance theater performance called "And Then They Came To India", celebrating a historic journey and a new beginning of Parsis.
Of the many different people who have migrated to India over the centuries, one group that stands out for its industriousness and maintenance of ethnic differences is the Parsi. This dance theater piece traces the early Persians and their myths from before the birth of Zarathustra, the birth of Zoroastrianism, the rise of Islam that lead to their persecution, and their final flight to India.
And Then They Came To India has been conceptualized, scripted and choreographed by Mallika Sarabhai. The music by Jayan Nair, Drapana musicians & Eero Hameenniemi. The cast taking part in this dance drama includes Mallika Sarabhai, Abinay Banker, Anahita Sarabhai, Charmi Modi, Kushbu Desai, Kishore Dave, Majoj Bagga, Murali Nair, Padmakumar, Pooja Purihit, Radhika Patel, Sasidharan Nair, Sonal Solanki, Ujjwal Dave and Kuldeep Shukla.
There will be no admission for children below 12 years of age. The entry is by invitation. Please contact Anil/Amitesh at 98860-04456/97399-73515 for further details.