Varnam extols Krishna’s tribute to Motherhood

Venkat Raman at Dorothy Winstone Centre Auckland Girls Grammar School Gaarunyaa Uthayakumaran presented ‘Varnam,’ the longest item in a Bharata Natyam Arangetram. Selvi chose the exploits of Lord Krishna for this centrepiece of the Programme. ‘Kanna Karmegha Vanna’ described the Avatar of Lord Vishnu in varying vicissitudes. Tribute to Uncle The first item after the interval was a highly emotional…

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Arangetram begins on a colourful note

Venkat Raman Auckland, September 9, 2017 Gaarunyaa Uthayakumaran has commenced her Arangetram performance with ‘Pushpanjali’ a floral tribute in Ragamalika, followed by ‘Alarippu’ and ‘Ganapathy Thalam. Daughter of Kalaichchelvi Uthayakumaran, Director, Narthana Aalayam School of Indian Dance, the young artiste has had a unique opportunity of watching hundreds of students learning and performing the art. Selvi follows the Kalakshetra style…

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