From the Travel Diary

By Meera Balasubramanian Having been associated with Apsaras has given me a number of opportunities to travel around the world and perform in different and prestigious venues. One such tour was the mega India tour where the team Apsaras Arts travelled around India for one whole month and performing in various cities. This was a … Read more

Virtual Events

On August 7th Artistic Director, Aravinth Kumarasamy participated in a panel discussion by Aalaap Concepts named “Dance in the Now : Episode 3 Context of Curation.” The discussion centred on the idea of curation and the way online medium and technology affects curation of festival and events and the guiding principles of curation during the … Read more

From the Bookshelf

The Kandyan Dance, as it is popularly known, is a complete art form, refined and polished in the field of pure Dance (‘Nrttya’) and with a highly developed system of ‘Talaya’ (beat). It is aesthetically appealing and has won renown throughout the world as the classical dance of Sri Lanka. The cultural heritage of Sri … Read more

Digital Screening of “Anjasa- Unravel the Wonders of Buddhist Monuments”

From 23rd July to 31st July “Añjasa”- Unravel the Wonders of Buddhist Monuments” was screened on SISTIC Live for viewers across the globe. Apsaras Arts production – Añjasa (pronounced as “Anyasa”) refers to “The Path” in Pali, the classical language of Buddhism explores the beauty of Buddhist temple architectures. The production takes the audience on … Read more

Review Corner August 2020 (Virtual Events)

July-August has been an eventful month with the release of several digital productions supported by OurSGFund and Digital Grants by National Arts Council. Here is a sneak peek into select few beautiful locally produced creations that we highly recommend as must-watch: Stop & Smell the Roses by Maya Dance Theatre, Ripples by SIFAS and Crocodile … Read more