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Hemantika Festival 2023: Performances


Pls note - Due to high demand, we recommend booking your tickets online at the earliest. 

Performance day 1

Performance Day 1: Friday 3rd November 

Hemantika 2023 will start with  celebration of dance featuring Gaudia Nritya, by Rachel Priyanka Perris, performances by SBDC academy and also other UK-based groups. 

  • Gaudia Nritya performance by Rachel Priyanka

          Gaudiya Nritya is, the classical dance style of Bengal. This unique dance form is totally reconstructed by Mahua Mukherjee, a dance exponent and educator from Rabindra Bharti University.  

  • Bharatnatyam  performance by  Sanskriti Dance 

  • Sujata Banerjee Dance Company 

                          SBDC dancers will perform Devi Aradhana

  • Bengali Folk & Kirtan by Gouri Choudhury accompanied by Sandyman & Amit Dey

Date:  Friday, 3rd November

Time: 7 pm

Venue: The Broadway Theatre, Barking IG11 7LS, United Kingdom

Price: £15 



Performance day 2

Performance Day 2: Saturday 12 November

We continue our festival on Performance Day 2, presenting distinguished UK and international artists from the Gaudiya Nritya, Kathak and Bharatnatyam dance forms with live music accompaniment. 

  • Kathak performance by Anuradha Chaturvedi

                   Anuradha presents two interlinked works - Anulaya, a lively exploration of rhythmic nuances of the form through a series of intricate compositions set to Teentaal and Dhammar.
Ardra, a lyrical and nuanced interpretation of 16th century mystic, poet and composer Surdas's exquisite devotional Pad

  • Bharatnatyam performance by Divya Ravi

                Divya Ravi will be performing on a commissioned piece especially created for Hemantika, on the theme of No '8'.

  • Gaudiya Nritya performance by Rachel Priyanka

  • Sujata Banerjee Dance Company 

                          SBDC dancers will perform Devi Aradhana

Date: Sunday 19 November

Time: 6pm

Venue: The Bhavan, 4A Castletown Rd, London W14 9HE 4TN

Price: £20 (Ground Floor Front)

              £15 (Ground Floor Rear)

              £10 (Balcony)


Performance Day 3

Performance Day 3: Sunday 25th November

The festival will conclude with celebration of dance featuring over 200 dancers from SBDC academy and also other UK-based groups. 

  • SBDC Student showcase

  • Guest Artists

Date: Sunday 25th November

Time: 4pm & 7pm

Venue: Artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, NorthFinchley London N12 0GA

Tickets: £17




SBDC cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist at any performance due to illness, holiday or events beyond the SBDC’s control. No refunds or exchanges will be offered as a result of any artist’s unavailability to perform at any performance.

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