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2022


Pt. Birju Maharaj's ancestral treatise comes to life (Report)
- Madhur Gupta
e-mail: madhurgupta04@gmail.com



Dr. Uma Sharma awarded 'Sumitra Charat Ram Award' 
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



River - The Elixir traces a sacred landscape
- Jyothi Raghuram
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com



A Jungle Reimagined
- Ketu H Katrak
- e-mail: khkatrak@uci.edu



The launch of ABHAI Delhi chapter (Report)



Jai Bharat: An ode to the nation
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Fifteen glorious years of learning Kathak (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Pre thirtieth year celebration of Gaudiya Nritya Bharati
- Dr. Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



The Parabola of Dance: Performance and process
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Geeta Chandran has a standing ovation for sookshma abhinaya in Anekanta
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Saroja Mohanam: A son’s tribute to a legendary dance couple (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: arorashveta1806@gmail.com



Sensibility raises Drishtikon's Widening Circles to the level of poetry
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Guru Pujan and Nartan Karmanusthan Utsav 2022 (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Mallika Sarabhai's radical take on women's status in Past Forward
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Vishwamari ki Dastaan - Dramatic and relevant presentation (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Sangeet Sattra's 'Sangeet Stuti'
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Luminescence in the horizon
- Jaya Rao Dayal
e-mail: jayadayal@hotmail.com



18th Sangam Festival by Art Vision
- Dr. Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Kalpodip Festival
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



IDIA 2022 - a spectacular dance festival 
- Poornima Ramaprasad
e-mail: poornima@sbcglobal.net



Kantara - The Politics of Divinity - An artistic observation
- Ramaa Venugopalan
e-mail: ramaa17@gmail.com



Natya on the legends of 12 Jyotirlingams (Report)
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



'Kandein Swapnam' by Gopika Varma
- SK Venugopal
e-mail: venugopalsk@hotmail.com



Yuva - Catalyzing collaborative creativity in Indian performing arts (Report)
- Janaki Rajagopalan



Arpan 2022 by Sonarpur Nadam
- Dr. NitaVidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Pratiroop - Cross mentorship program (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Anantha Bharathi's Sri Bhagavatha Keerthanai
- Anjana Anand
e-mail: anjanakumar@hotmail.com



The 28th OMC Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



A captivating Mohiniattam performance
- SK Venugopal
e-mail: venugopalsk@hotmail.com



Shraddhanjali to Kelubabu and Sanjukta Panigrahi
-Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Veterans bring Swathi Tirunal's kritis alive through dance (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: arorashveta1806@gmail.com



Two surprises at Kadamb's A Quartet grand finale
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



As deep as a prayer, as joyful as a celebration
- Meenakshi Ravi
e-mail: meenakshi_ravi@yahoo.com



Male dancers dominate in Yuva Mahotsav
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Andaaz Kathak dance festival: A confluence of four gharanas (Report)
- Kiran Java
e-mail: kiran@kiranjava.com



Umang: An evening of swirls, stories and satisfaction
- Shreyaa Suresh
e-mail: shreyaa.suresh1712@gmail.com



Saroja Mohanam
- Ranee Kumar
e-mail: ranee@journalist.com



Kadamb's  A Quartet  takes off with two dramatic narratives
- Dr. S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Ravash 2022 by Sankalpa Nrityayan
- Dr. Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Gurudakshina - Honouring the legacy of Dr. Kanak Rele (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



An alluring Bharatanatyam recital
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



At the crossroads of science and dance
- Sapna Sinha



Saranagati Festival - Surrendering oneself to the Almighty
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Naman Festival
-Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Treasured memories and revival of traditional compositions (Report)
- Kavya Kasinathan
e-mail: kavyakasinathanv@yahoo.co.in



Rain - a theme for dance
- Kasturika Mishra
e-mail: kasturika69@gmail.com



Book launch of 'Offstage' (Report)
- V.V. Ramani
e-mail: ramanigaru@gmail.com



High-spirited show of Jagath Maanyam
- Jyothi Raghuram
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com



Revisiting of Bardo Beings 
- Rohee Uberoi
e-mail: uberoirohee@gmail.com



Sanskriti Festival and Raindrops Festival (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Deeksha School of Performing Arts presents 'Serenity' in Atlanta
- Sushma Mohan
e-mail: sooryafoundationla@gmail.com



Launch of Utpal Sampa Kala Kendra (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Festival of India@75 and Erasing Borders Dance Festival
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Dystopia - A Mirror on the Wall
- Padma Jayaraj
e-mail: padmajayaraj@gmail.com



Manipuri Nartanalaya’s Kala Utsav (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Engaging performances at Catalyst and Nirmohi (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



What Talk of Body - A dance embodying the separation of selves 
- Meera and Madhushree
e-mail: meerasrikant@gmail.com / pupai.madhusree@gmail.com



Natya Nivedanam by Nikita Ramesh
- Bhavani Ravindran
e-mail: srialamelu@gmail.com 



Fourth Brahmaputra Classical Dance Festival
- Dr.Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Thrayam portrays the varied aspects of number three
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Dance tribute to four veeranganas of Indian performance arts (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: arorashveta1806@gmail.com



Mulam 2022: Performances
- Gayathri Iyer
e-mail: gayathriiyerofficial@gmail.com



Mulam 2022 - Addressing various concerns that surface between a Guru and Shishya (Report)
- Ashwini Naik
e-mail: ashwini.naik.gad@gmail.com



Odissi dancer Sanchita Bhattacharya mesmerizes the audience
- Jayanthi Balachandran
e-mail: jayanthi.balachandran@gmail.com



Prerona 2022  (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Informed portrayals in Bharata Kalanjali's Meghadootam                             
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Magnificent Classical Dance Festival in Ahmedabad (Report)
-  Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Vaidehi Rele and Basu Sinam shine at NCPA (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Iti Margam
- SJS



Natya Tarangini International’s 2nd Anniversary (Report)
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Summer camp by Saptaswa on Sattriya and Khol (Report)
- Dr. Jintu Sarma
e-mail: drjintusarma@gmail.com



Energetic Bharatanatyam by Santanu Roy, Swati Atmanathan and Sayani Chakraborty (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: arorashveta1806@gmail.com



Nandini Ganesan's elevating performance (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Space and spaces (Report)
- Ashish Mohan Khokar
e-mail: khokar1960@gmail.com



Samvatsar Katha (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Nandanar Charitam by Kuchipudi Parampara Foundation (Report)
- Dr. Srinivas Vasudev



A family affair
- Vinita Radhakrishnan
 e-mail: vinitaradhakrishnan@gmail.com



Riveting performances at NCPA (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Evenings of expressions
- Vinu Vasudevan
e-mail: vinuvasu73@gmail.com



Vivacious performance by Divya Ravi              
- Shobanaa Bhalchandra
e-mail: shobanaa@tharanginee.com






Tamrapatra Season Finale - Krishna Reminiscences with Vaibhav Arekar (Report)
- Divya Ravi
e-mail: thedancingdivyaravi@gmail.com



The Loving Rivals (Report)
- Prachi Saathi
e-mail: prachisaathi@gmail.com / natyarambha@gmail.com



Gems of Telugu (Report)
- Shilpa Nanjappa
e-mail: shilpamnanjappa@gmail.com



An immersive experience of Odissi, on the immortal verses of saint poet Annamacharya (Report) 
- Swapnokalpa Dasgupta
e-mail: swapnokalpa@yahoo.com



Tamrapatra Session 8 by Dr. Methil Devika (Report)
- Niloshree Bhattacharya
e-mail: niloshreeb@gmail.com / natyarambha@gmail.com



Tamrapatra Session 7  (Report)
(Expert Comments by Performer-Educator Chitra Sundaram)



Goddess in Bliss: Tamrapatra Session 7 with Geeta Chandran (Report)
- Mithun Shyam
e-mail: mithunshyam@gmail.com / natyarambha@gmail.com



Tamrapatra: Session 6 with Sathyanarayana Raju (Report)
- Srividya Angara Sinha
e-mail: srividya.angara@gmail.com  / natyarambha@gmail.com



Paathras from Tamrapatras
- Katyayani Kanak
e-mail: katyayani.kanak@gmail.com / natyarambha@gmail.com



An exploration of Radha's mystique (Report)
- Priyanka Rao
e-mail: priyankajrao@gmail.com / natyarambha@gmail.com



Her love, as a sport (Report)
- Pujita Krishna
e-mail: pujitak@gmail.com



Tamrapatra - Celebrating Annamacharya
- Indu Santhosh
e-mail: svindu86@gmail.com / natyarambha@gmail.com



Tamrapatra Session 1- accessing the esoteric world of Annamacharya
- Janani Murali
e-mail: janani.meenakshi@gmail.com



Irvine couple honored as distinguished citizens by the city (Report)



A brilliant portrayal of Rushikas of the Vedic time in Tejaswini              
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Snakes and ladders
- G Ulaganathan



Shabdh: An ode unto the word (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



The stage houses her memory
- Abhirami Rao
e-mail: abhiramiRao.26@gmail.com



Nartan Academy's 'Nritya Navonmesh'
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Hundredth show of Raas Leela (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Natya Fest in Munich (Report)
- Arpitha Suresh



Celebrating sixty years of dancing (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



A peek into Kathak’s history at the Vimal Bhaskar National Awards (Report)
- Kiran Java
email: kiran@kiranjava.com



Guru Charane Nibedan (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



A treat for dance lovers in Mangaluru (Report)
- G Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Shurpanakhi: A rare feminine facet
- Jyothi Raghuram
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com



'A Moment in Time with Legends of Indian Art' - Book launch with Nrityanjali (Report)
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Spandan Centre encourages everyone to dance (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Virtuosic Margam by Saudamini Rao (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Pt. Birju Maharaj Mahotsav hosted by Nandkishore Cultural Society (Report)
- Kiran Java
e-mail: kiran@kiranjava.com



Dr. Kanak Rele: I gave Mohiniattam a new respectability (Report)
- Vijay Shankar
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Hey Purushottam (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Sterling performances at Aagman Festival (Report)
-Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



The abundance of 'Rhythm & Joy' (Report)
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Consummate dancing on display at Aagman Festival in Delhi (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: arorashveta1806@gmail.com



Satkara Foundation's Sattriyar Sandhan (Report)



Rhythmic synchronization of music and dance (Report) 
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Warrior Women of Bharat 
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Youth in Dance Festival 2022 (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Gracefully expressive icons give a glimpse of the divine
- Jyothi Raghuram
e-mail: jyothi.r.ram@gmail.com



Atharvotsav ascends new heights (Report)
- Shyamhari Chakra
e-mail: shyamharichakra@gmail.com



Aranye Ninage Sharanu
- Shashank Kiron Nair
e-mail: shashank.k.nair@gmail.com



Umang - a unique attempt (Report)
- G Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Dance performances at the Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Nritya Sangam Festival (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Sparkling performance by Archana Narayanamurthy
- Shobanaa Bhalchandra
e-mail: shobanaa@tharanginee.com



Shiva and Shakti - a duet
- Kasturika Mishra
e-mail: kasturikafeministpoetry@gmail.com



Anubandh - Connectedness
- P Praveen Kumar
e-mail: praveenkumardance@gmail.com



Musical Temples and Dancing Sculptures - Part 2
- Sandhya Shankar
e-mail: sandhyashankaris@gmail.com



Varying dance forms and themes at the World Dance Day 2022
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Dance Jathre 2022: India's unique dance fair (Report)
- Ashwini Naik
e-mail: ashwini.naik.gad@gmail.com



If petals could speak, what stories would they tell (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Bharatanatyam Karyashala by the Dhananjayans at Goa (Report)
- Impana Kulkarni



Soorya Foundation curates 2 dance festivals in the US (Report)
- Latha Pai & Shanti U Shankar



Guru Smaranam (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Musical Temples and Dancing Sculptures 
- Shobanaa Bhalchandra
e-mail: shobanaa@tharanginee.com



Chandalika in the Bay area (Report)
- Jayanthi Balachandran
e-mail: jayanthi.balachandran@gmail.com



Siri Chandrasekhar - Poise and perfection (Report)
- Satish Suri
e-mail: satishism@yahoo.co.in



Drishti National Dance Festival - The pride of Karnataka
- Veena Murthy Vijay
e-mail: veenamurthyvijay@gmail.com



Dance unites people  (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



The fountain was flowing
- Sandhya Shankar
e-mail: sandhyashankaris@gmail.com



Yog Vasantah presented by the Indian Revival Group
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



6th Navvarsh Mahotsav 2022 (Report)
- Shashank Kiron Nair
e-mail: shashank.k.nair@gmail.com



Remembering Guruji
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Sri Bharathamuni Natyotsava 2022 
- Sudha Sridhar
e-mail:  sudhasridhar@hotmail.com



Vaibhav's tryst with theatrical dance (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Utsav’s Unbound Beats of India 2022 (Report)
- Manjari Sinha
e-mail: manjari@sinha.com



Abhilasha- the eternal longing for Krishna
- Satish Suri
e-mail:satishism@yahoo.co.in



Shri Kalaa Mandir affirms Bharatanatyam’s storytelling prowess
- Ganga L. Srinivas
e-mail: gangalakshmi@gmail.com



SSDC's Noor glows at its premiere
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Dhauli Kalinga Mahotsav 2022 (Report)
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Kapardhini Festival (Report)
- Madhuri Sarkar
e-mail: sarkarmadhuri88@gmail.com



Six gurus mentor six dancers of another form for Pratiroop (Report)
- Shveta Arora
e-mail: arorashveta1806@gmail.com



Young Kuchipudi dancers in the limelight (Report)
- G Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Margazhi - a time of agony and ecstasy
- Nandini Krishnan
e-mail: nandini@nandinikrishnan.com



Mahila Mahima portrays the greatness of women (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Sprightly Bharatanatyam Margam by Apeksha Kamath
- Satish Suri
e-mail:satishism@yahoo.co.in 



'Netaji -The great son of the soil' by Kalamandalam, Kolkata 
- Dr. Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



A creative collaboration between dance and Kalari     
- Dr. S.D. Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com



Fine dancing at Durgalal Smruti Samaroh (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Fine Arts Society awards women achievers (Report)



Jharna - a fountain of beauty
- Sandhya Shankar
e-mail: sandhyashankaris@gmail.com



Ashta Nayakan - a Rasika's viewpoint
- Pushkala Gopal
e-mail: pushkala.gopal@gmail.com



Maiden performance at the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor (Report)
- Nagaranjitha Sidramaya
e-mail: nagaranjitha.s@gmail.com



Scintillating performance by Vidyalakshmi
- Satish Suri
e-mail:satishism@yahoo.co.in



Gopika and her two Gopis
- G Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Taking classical dance to the grassroots level (Report)
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Ghora the Grotesque Goddess
- Tapati Chowdhurie
e-mail: tapatichow@yahoo.co.in



Nritya Darpan - A festival of classical dance by Suramya
- Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Kamini-the emotional diva
- G Ulaganathan
e-mail: ulag_nath@yahoo.com



Traditions and creativity
- Shreyaa Suresh
e-mail: shreyaa.suresh1712@gmail.com



Explorations - a journey of 25 years in Odissi  (Report)



Dancers excel at Nalanda Nrityotsav
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Evam 2022 - Showcasing the excellence
- Dr. Hareesh N. Nampoothiri
e-mail: newn.haree@gmail.com



Geometry, Sensuality and the Spiritual Quest
- V. Kaladharan
e-mail: kaladh@rediffmail.com



Newly launched Utpal Sampa Kala Kendra (Report)



Debasmriti 2021 by Tridhara, Bhubaneswar
- Dr. Nita Vidyarthi
e-mail: nitavidyarthi@gmail.com



Girnar Festival of classical music and dance
- Vijay Shanker
e-mail: vijaydance@gmail.com



Antardrishti: 96th Birth Anniversary of Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra (Report)



Exhilarating classical and folk flavours at Vikram Sarabhai Inter-Art Festival
- Dr S D Desai
e-mail: sureshmrudula@gmail.com





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