Sradhanjali to Guru Debaprasad Das
Tour of Malaysia
July 26 - August 10, 2012
July 23, 2012
SRADHANJALI, an emotive offering of the essence of Guru Debaprasad Das’s work in dance features performances by Guru Gajendra Panda and his 9 disciples under the aegis of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Malaysia, under the direct supervision of its chairman S.P. Kannan. In this 2nd Malaysian tour, they will regale audiences in SE Asia with the dynamic works of Panda’s guru Debaprasad Das on his 80th birth anniversary.
The yearlong celebration of the 80th birth anniversary of Guru Debaprasad Das in India and abroad is from 12th October 2011 to 31st October 2012. This celebration was started with Tridhara’s first Malaysia Tour from October 2011. The 2nd Malaysia tour from 26th July to 10th August 2012 will include 15 programs, which would cover entire Malaysia.
26th July: Klang Jaya Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Klang, Selangor
27th July: Lebuh Ampang Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Kuala Lumpur
28th July: Ipoh Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Ipoh
29th July: Penang Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Queen Street George Town, Penang
29th July: Butterworth Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Penang
30th July: Seremban Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Jalan Rasah Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.
31st July: Kuala Selangor Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Kuala Selangor
1st August: Kriya Babaji Centre, Lorong Tinkat, Klang
2nd August: Sri Muda Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Shah Alam, Selangor
4th August: Johor Bharu Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Selangor
5th August: Melaka Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Selangor
9th August: Petani Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Sg. Petani, Kedah
10th August: Lebuh Ampang Shirdi Sai Baba Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Guru Gajendra Kumar Panda, Prabhutosh Panda, Sriyasriti Acharya, Dipika Priyadarshini, Lity Manisha, Diptimayee Sahu, Sonal Acharya, Sasmita Sahu, Kaori Naka (Japan), Chisato Miura (Japan), Pranaya Kumari Panda (dress & makeup), Shrabani Mohapatro (compere), Asutosh Panda (documentation), Prabir Kumar Patro (team manager).
5TH GURU DEBAPRASAD NRUTYA PARAMPARA 2012
The celebration will be held on 4th September at India Habitat Center, New Delhi.
Presentation of INTERFACING (The evolution of Odissi dance from tribal, folk to present form of Odissi dance).
1) 8th September at Puri
2) 9th September at Cuttack
3) 15th September at Angul
6TH GURU DEBAPRASAD AWARD 2012
The closing ceremony of the yearlong celebration at Bhubaneswar from 28th to 30th October 2012.
Sincere thanks to Hon’ble Tourism & Culture Minister Prafulla Ku. Samal and Principal Secretary to Dept. of Tourism and Culture, Ashok Ku. Tripathy for approving and supporting this yearlong celebration with proper regards to Guruji. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Suresh K Goel, Director General of ICCR, who has assured his support to present “Interfacing” in some countries outside India.
- 1st Malaysia tour from 12th to 17th October 2011
- 5th Guru Debaprasad Award 2011: Held on 23rd & 24th January 2012 at Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar, the prestigious award was conferred on Dr. Minati Mishra and also four of the Central Academy awardees were honored.
- International Odissi Dance Workshop: In April and May 2012, Tridhara conducted the International Odissi Dance Workshop (based on Guruji’s typical Odissi dance works) in New Delhi, Kolkata, Parlakhemundi, Bolangir, Chhatrapur and Bhubaneswar.
- Debasmruti 2012: In this one day festival, dancers paid homage to guruji through Odissi. Talented dancers and senior teachers who are spreading this parampara on the national and international level were honored.