Remembering Rukmini Devi Festival 2020

Remembering Rukmini Devi Festival 2020 By Vidhya Nair The annual Remembering Rukmini Devi Festival is held in the last week of February-early March to coincide with Smt Rukmini Devi’s birth anniversary which is February 29th. I was privileged to attend the festival in 2020 [ my last trip overseas before the pandemic hit!]. The ambience … Read more

About Exposure, Experience and Experimentation: Interview with Monica Sharma Menon and Dayanand Menon

About Exposure, Experience and Experimentation: Interview with Monica Sharma Menon and Dayanand Menon By Vidhya Nair VN: Tell us about your background individually and together? MSM: I’m a 3rd Generation Singaporean of Punjabi descent. I have a younger sister who’s married and settled in Sri Lanka and my mother’s extended family still live in Medan, … Read more

Digital Events

Digital Events In our June digest of the digital events we have an update from several conversations & talks by Apsaras Arts. On June 19th, Artistic Director Aravinth Kumarasamy delivered a speech on “The intangible across time and space” at the Ojas Sangam presented by Upasana Arts; On June 18th Soumee De, Odissi faculty, was … Read more

Nritya Kalanjali – a Bharatanatyam Arangetram

Nritya Kalanjali – a Bharatanatyam Arangetram By Vaidehi Bodhankar Apsaras Arts was proud to present a live Bharatanatyam performance after a long spell in collaboration with Global Indian Cultural Centre (GICC) at the GIIS Auditorium on 27 June 2021. Vaidehi Bodhankar, 16 presented a unique repertoire which included 5 pieces in traditional original choreography. She … Read more