Friday, 8 February 2013

Interview - Nalanda celebrates forty glorious years - Vijay Shanker

One of the premier dance research centres in the country, Nalanda Dance Research Centre, celebrates forty years of its glorious existence with outstanding and pioneering work in the field of classical dance. The alumni association of the Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya had organised the ‘Smriti-Parva’ festival of dance wherein twenty two dancers performed on 24th January at Ravindra Natya Mandir in Mumbai as a mark of tribute to Nalanda and its founder director, renowned Mohiniattam and Kathakali exponent and dance educationist Dr. Kanak Rele. Dr. Uma Rele, the principal of Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya, is an exponent of Bharatanatyam and also the visiting faculty member for various educational institutes and Universities in India and abroad. She reveals the significance of dance education in India and growth of Nalanda that has produced professional dancers who hold prestigious positions as dancers and teachers.                       

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