Sanskruti proudly presents Asian Mela at the Cambridge Big Weekend Festival 2017!
This year Cambridge Live has commissioned Sanskruti to organise the Asian Mela. 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: 1pm-5pm at Asian Mela marquee
6pm-6:45pm at World Dance marquee
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 dance styles:
Bharatanatyam- Sanskruti students
Yakshagana- Vishwanath Acharya, Bangalore, India
Mohinattam- Shalini Shivashankar, Upahaar School of Dance, London
Kathak- Shilpa Pagonda, St. Neots
Odissi- Sanskruti students
Kuchipudi- Shilpa Pagonda, St. Neots
Classical music styles:
Carnatic music- Sanskruti students
Hindustani music- Sonali Datta, Comberton
Popular dance styles:
Bollywood dance style- Sanskruti students
Folk dance style- Sanskruti students
Arts and Craft Stall:
Tani Gill and Tom Trevor Roberts
Audience interactive workshop facilitators:
Tamara Tirjak and Sumitra Sanathan