Aekalavya Season9 was held at Malaysia on 20th March,2017 .Lasyakala the premium odissi institution of odisha founded by Internationally acclaimed Odissi dancer and choreographer Saswat Joshi. Every year LDV ( lasyakala dance vision) organise it’s annual festival Aekalavya,tribute to guru shishya parampara and gives Aekalavya samman to eminent artist of the International repute.
The ninth edition of Aekalavya was celebrated this year in Malaysia in association with Netajee Subash Chandra Bose Indian cultural center, High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur. This is the first time one classical dance festival will celebrate the essence of classical dance in abroad with Indian classical dancer.The group of 14 people from India will travel to abroad and they will perform in Temple of fine Arts ,shantanand auditorium ,20th March, 6.30 pm.
From the Lasyakala seven odissi dancer Ananya Mihir, Akankshya kumari, Asima priyadarshini,Jagruti Rath,Bibhudutta Das, subhadra susmita along with saswat joshi will perform and inaugurate the ninth edition of Aekalavya. Odissi guru Dr. Ileana citaristi, famous dance critic Tapati chowudhurie, Aekalavya awardee kathak dancer Manisha Gulyani ,actress and Bharat natyam dancer Jhilik Bhattacharjee will be a part of the festival too.
In this regard odissi dancer sandhya Manoj will recive Aekalavya samman 2017 for odissi dance, along with Guru Shankar kandasamy for Bharat natyam will be given as Aekalavya samman, Tribute to guru shishya parampara.
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