Cambridge Asian Mela 2017

Sanskruti proudly presents Vivarta: Spectrum of Illusions at the Cambridge Big Weekend Festival 2017!

This year Cambridge Live has commissioned Sanskruti to organise some of the programming in the mela marquee as a part of the Asian Mela. We will also be performing on the Main Stage on the day! Come and join us in the world of Indian dance, music, arts and craft on Sunday, 9th July, 2017 at Parker’s Piece, Cambridge.

Time: 12 noon-5pm at Asian Mela marquee

5:15pm-5:30pm- Main Stage Performance

6pm-6:45pm at World Dance marquee

Arts and crafts stall- 3:15pm-5:00pm

We bring to you Vivarta: A spectrum of illusions from 1pm-5pm. This includes performances in different classical Indian dance and music forms, popular Bollywood and folk dance styles, audience-interactive workshops in dance and music, and an arts and craft stall for children to make Indian theme craft for themselves! And its all for free!!!

Vivarta promises to be a complete family fun event suitable for all ages and cultural backgrounds!

Complete listing of dance and music styles and performing artists:

Classical music styles:

Carnatic music- Sanskruti students at 12pm

Hindustani music- Sonali Datta, Comberton at 12:30pm

Classical dance styles:

Bharatanatyam- Sanskruti students at 12:45pm

Mohinattam- Shalini Shivashankar, Upahaar School of Dance, London at 1pm

Kuchipudi- Shilpa Pagonda, St. Neots at 1:30pm

Odissi- Sanskruti students at 1:45pm

Yakshagana- Vishwanath Acharya, Bangalore, India at 2pm

Kathak- Shilpa Pagonda, St. Neots at 2:15pm

Popular dance styles:

Folk dance style- Sanskruti students at 2:30pm

Bollywood dance style- Sanskruti students at 2:45pm

Audience interactive workshop facilitators:

Tamara Tirjak and Sumitra Sanathan, 3:15pm to 4:45pm

Arts and Craft Stall:

Tani Gill and Tom Trevor Roberts, 3:15pm-5pm at the arts and crafts marquee















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