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September 10, 2013 > Classical dancers from India at Fremont Library

Classical dancers from India at Fremont Library

Submitted By C. Vivek

Sneha Vivek, her Guru, and seven visiting artists will be presenting a special dance recital at the Fremont Main Library on Sunday, September 22, 2013. This free event is sponsored by the Fremont Chamber of Commerce and the Fremont Main Library. The dance recital will showcase the Bharathanatyam dance form, folk dances of India, and a unique dance fusion of different Indian classical dance forms.

On Saturday, September 28h, Sneha Vivek and her local team along with the visiting artists from India will be performing a spectacular Classical Dance Ballet at the SmithWick Theater in Los Altos.

Sneha Vivek is the Artistic director of Natya Ninada Performing Arts Foundation which was established in Fremont to preserve and promote ancient Indian classical dance forms. Smt. Sneha has to her credit more than 250 dance recital in India and U.S and has won numerous competitive awards. Sneha Vivek has invited her Guru, "Kalashree" Vidwan Chandrashekar Navada and seven talented Bharathanatyam artists from India for a performance tour.

Visiting Indian classical dance guru Vidwan Chandrashekar Navada is a classical singer, a chande instrument performer, a dance composer and director; and above all, master in two classical dance forms: Bharathanatyam and Yakshagana. His relentless work as a teacher, a choreographer and dance director, has helped revive interest in classical dance along the South Western coast of India. The Indian government conferred him the title of "Kalashree"(meaning "The Talented One") in recognition of his lifelong contribution to the field of Bharathanatyam. The other accompanying young artists have spent their entire lives learning this extraordinary art form and have acquired master degrees in the field.

Bharathantyan Dance Recital
Sunday, Sep 22
2 p.m.
Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont

Indian Classical Dance Ballet
Saturday, Sep 28
5:30 p.m.
SmithWick Theater, Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd Los Altos Hills
(510) 668-1381

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