Indian Revival Group presents
The wonder that is India
Shriram Centre, 7pm
August 25, 2012 New Delhi
July 31, 2012
A dance production celebrating the rich multi-cultural heritage of India
A riveting Pan Indian Journey to mark the 65th Independence Day
Choreography: Yog Sunder and Papiha Desai
Production Design: Papiha Desai
Date: Saturday 25th August 2012
Time: 7pm to 8pm
Venue: Shriram Centre, Safdar Hashmi Marg, New Delhi
Seating on first come first served basis
Indian Revival Group is a premier dance ensemble of the country, which has completed 60 years of unbroken chain of existence since its inception in 1948. Founded by Shri Yog Sunder, a distinguished choreographer who ranks amongst the pioneers, the Group has crossed significant milestones in its career of 6 decades. The Group has performed 5000 shows and conducted 250 tours through the length and breadth of the country. The Group has represented the country many times abroad as an official cultural delegation and had the honour of performing at the first command performance for the first Prime Minister and President of India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan and before many national and international leaders. It has produced many productions of high artistic merit designed by great masters. Sangeet Natak Akademi has documented three productions of the Group for its archives. The Group presented ‘The Rising’ at Sangeet Natak Akademi’s choreography festival in Mumbai and at several venues of Delhi in 2009. ‘The Man Divine’ based on Tagore’s poem was staged at Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards Festival in 2009. The Group produced ‘Amader Gurudev’ and ‘A Life in Dance’ in 2011.
The Group is currently led by Papiha Desai, a versatile choreographer with an impressive body of choreographic work in India and abroad. The Group's founder Shri Yog Sunder Desai has been honoured by Govt. of India's Sangeet Natak Akademi Award this year for his contribution to the field of dance. The Group is dedicated to the cause of furthering the rich multicultural heritage, mythology, philosophy and glory of India.
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