Shivamogga,August 21: Dance is the medium of communicating inner most emotions with dignity and more clarity. Compared to any other dance forms in South India, Bharathanatyam is a preeminent classical dance form and the oldest as well. Incultivating cultural dance heritage, the abundance offered by Shivamogga’s Sahachetana Natyalaya is truly superlative. From past 8 years the Natyalaya is successful in recognizing various dance forms from every corners of India and introducing it to Shivamogga kalarasikas. In this regard, to honor the ancient heritage dance of Indian culture Sahachetana Natyalaya is presenting natyaradhana 9 a national dance festival.
By addressing the press conference Nruthya guru Sahana Chethantold that Natyalaya is coming alive with 9th version of Natyaradhana in Kuvempu Rangamandira Shivamogga on August 24,25,26 at 6:30 pm.
On 24th August the disciples of Natyalaya are performing for the theme “Lokashankara”, based on the compositions of Adishankaracharya, Sri Sri Chandrasekhara Bharathi Mahaswamiji and Sri Sri Bharathi Teertha swamiji.
On 25th August, first part will be a solo recital by nrutyaguru Sahana Chetan to the works of Sri Purandaradasa titled “Purandarakrishna” enacts Lord Krishna’s childhood and his wonderful miracles.
Followed by Chamaraja prabha- Reflection of Mysore dance legacy, a presentation by the senior students of Natyalaya to the literary works of Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar and his court scholars.
On the last day the guest group Mahipal Rajasthan group will be presenting their Rajastani folk arts and the other group of Channabham pradeep singh from NewDelhi presenting Manipuri Stick dance and Bamboo dance.
And she also added stage is to be decorated by Vasu vikram arts, lighting service is by Harige Gopalswamy and make up courtesy is by Purushotham Talavat and team. The event is cooperated by kannada and culture department,Banglore and ministry of culture ,new Delhi.
On the inaugural day Honarable Minister of legislative assembly K S Eshwarappa accompanied by Mininster of Legislative Council Rudre Gowda and Shivamogga District Comissioner K S Dayanand will be present as the chief guest as mentioned.
On the valedictory of the event Honerable Minister of legislative assembly of Sorabha Shree Kumar Bangarappa and Honerable Minister of legislative assembly Shivamogga K S Eshwarappa will honor the guest artists.
The nruthya guru Sahana Chethan requested all the kalarasikas to gather in large number to Nnatyaradhana-9 national dance festival for all the 3 days and join the hands to make the event very successful.
In the press meet honorary president S>N. Channabasappa, President N R Prakash, Trustee S Chethan, Directors Anand Ram, Harish Karnic, Lakshmi Narayanganj, Maltesh, Girish, Vidyaganga and Malini were present.