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Hemantika Festival 2019: Performances

 

Pls note - Due to high demand, we recommend booking your tickets online at the earliest. Limited tickets will be available at the door on a CASH ONLY basis.

Performance Day 1: Saturday 2 November 

We open the Festival with collaborations between some of the best in British established & emerging artists across the rich variety of Indian classical and other distinct dances:

 

  • Kathak & Odissi duet: Performed by Urja Thakore and Parvati Rajamani 

  • Kathak & Uday Shankar style duet: Performed by Vidya Patel and Protima Chatterjee 

  • Kathak & Bharatnatyam trio: Performed by Veidika Chohan, Uma Venkataraman and Sundaresan Ramesh 

  • Kathak & Kuchipudi duet: Performed by Saloni Saraf and Aishwarya Rajarshi
     

The evening will also include some showcase performances by SBDC students
 

Date: Saturday 2 November

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Venue: Pentland Theatre, Arts Depot, 5 Nether Street, North Finchley London N12 0GA

Price: £17.50 (Under 12's - £12.50). Combined ticket for both performance days: £30 (under 12's - £20)

BOOK NOW  (limited tickets will be available at the door on a CASH ONLY basis)

For queries, please email hemantikafest@gmail.com

Photo credit: Simon Richarsdon, Indy Sagoo

Performance Day 2: Sunday 3 November

We continue our theme of collaboration on Performance Day 2, bringing you some outstanding dance jugalbandi performances and a specially created group dance. 

  • Mohiniattam & Bharatnatyam jugalbandi: Performed by Upahaar School of Dance :

  • Jugalbandi of Kathak gharanas: Performed by Ashwini Kalsekar and Jaina Modasia

  • Specially commissioned Chhau group dance: Performed by senior SBDC students

  • A very special collaborative performance by Sujata Banerjee, flautist Shammi Pithia and tabla player Rajkumar Mishra

The evening will also include some showcase performances by senior SBDC students

Date: Sunday 3 November

Time: 5pm to 7pm

Venue: Pentland Theatre, Arts Depot, 5 Nether Street, North Finchley London N12 0GA

Price: £17.50 (Under 12's - £12.50). Combined ticket for both performance days: £30 (under 12's - £20)

BOOK NOW  (limited tickets will be available at the door on a CASH ONLY basis)  

For queries, please email hemantikafest@gmail.com

 

Photo credit: Simon Richardson. Moushumi Banerjee, Matthew Carey

 

Debate & Film: Sunday 3 November

 

Join us for a highly relevant debate on the subject of "Can dance be a full-time profession?". Hear from some of the practitioners in the field with experiences on both sides, and voice your own views too.

The debate will be followed by a film about the ultimate dance collaboration between Indian dance exponent Uday Shankar and Russian prima ballerina Anna Pavlova in the 50s. The film will include excerpts from the renowned 'Kalpana' movie and be introduced by Uday Shankar dance style artist Protima Chatterjee.

Date: Sunday 3 November

Time: Debate - 2pm to 3pm; Film: 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Venue: Dance studio Arts Depot, 5 Nether Street, North Finchley London N12 0GA

Price: £2 at the door for each event (no advance booking)

For queries, please email hemantikafest@gmail.com