Dance : Sanskruti – Veekshanam

Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence
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As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations in the UK, the rich cultural diversity of India shall be showcased at Sanskruti-Veekshanam. India is replete with rich folk and tribal dances, belonging to her forest people who make-up for about 10% of the total population. Lesser-seen dance forms and cultures from different regions of India shall be highlighted. Interesting, vibrant, and eye-catching dances such as Koch dance of Meghalaya, Tangkhul of Manipur, Sawara dance of Andhra Pradesh/Odisha, Bhutia dance of Sikkim, and many others are bound to be a visual delight and feast for eyes. Dances of animistic and nature-loving communities of Arunachal Pradesh and other areas of Northeast are going to raise the awareness among wider audiences in Britain.

Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence has been researching and promoting the folk & tribal art forms of India and South Asia for over a decade and has the distinction of presenting dances of Siddi, Rongmei, Miji, Nyishi, Gabar and Rabha communities. Founder Ragasudha Vinjamuri is a university academic and is an award-winning classical dancer, who has recently been conferred with the British Citizen Award for her contributions to Art and Culture field in the UK.