Nishagandhi Festival 2013

Event Date : 20/01/2013 - 26/01/2013

Event Time : 12:00 am

Location : Kanakakunnu Palace


Nishagandhi Festival 2013 will be held from January 20 – 26, 2013 at Nishagandhi auditorium, Kanakunnu palace compound, Thiruvananthapuram. This seven day cultural festival organized by Kerala Tourism Development Corporation every year at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Many artists perform various dances and other arts like Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kathak, Odissi, modern ballet, Classical Music and other folk forms during the festival. Artists and connoisseurs of various dance forms from all over India come to enjoy and participate in this cultural fest.

Programmes at Nishagandhi Auditorium

20/01/2013:

6.00 pm -  Inauguration
6.30 pm – ‘NAMAN’(Specially choreographed show led by Jayaprabha Menon (Mohiniyattam), Malti   Shyam(Kathak),Kavita Dwibedi (Odissi/Odishi), Priya Venkataraman (Bharatanatyam) & Bimbavati Devi (Manipuri).

7.00 pm – Mohiniyattam by Parvathy Jayaram
7.30 pm – Kathak by Vikram Iyengar & Group, Ranan India, Kolkata

21/01/2013 :

6.45 pm -’HEARTBEAT’by Dr. ‘Ghatam’ Karthick. S. (Ghatam, Konnakol and Vocal), U.P Raju   (Mandolin) H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), N. Ramakrishanan (Mridangam), Papanasam  Sethuraman (Kanjira), R. Raman (Morsing), N. Sundar (Tabla), Nivas Prasanna (Keyboard), Krishna  Kishore (Drums)
7.45 pm – Mohiniyattam by Smitha Rajan & group

22/01/2013 :

6.45 pm – Kuchipudi by Amrita Lahiri
7.45 pm – Odissi/Odishi by Sharmila Biswas & Group, Kolkata

23/01/2013 :  

6.45 pm – Bharatanatyam by Urmila Sathyanarayanan

7.45 pm – Meditative Ensemble by Pandit Ramesh Narayan(Hindustani Vocal), Shertally Dr. K.N.   Renganatha Sharma(Carnatic Vocal), Dr. Yella Venkateswara Rao(Mridangam),A.L Manjula Rajesh(Violin), Shubh Maharaj(Tabla), Pandit Ravi Chary(Sitar),Satish Kolli(Harmonium).

24/01/2013 : 

6.45 pm – Styles Amalgamated – A Star Musical Fusion by K. Krishnakumar and Binni  Krishnakumar (Vocals), Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (Mridangam), Deepak Dev (Musical  charisma), Rakesh Chaurasia (Flute), Ustad Fazal Qureshi(Tabla), Attukal  Balasubramanium (Violin), L. Kishore Kumar (Sitar), Jayakumar (Keyboard) & Sasi  Malamari (Drums).

25/01/2013 :

6.45 pm – Odissi/Odishi by Aloka Kanungo
7.45 pm – Manipuri by Amusana Devi & Group

26/01/2013 :

6.15 pm – Upcoming talents of Kerala
6.45 pm – Ghazal by Padmashree Penaz Masani

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