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Sattriya Dance Theatre of India: Traditional Dance and Music in Globalizing Asia

Sattriya classical dance performance

Award-winning Indian classical dance soloist, choreographer and ethnomusicologist Menaka PP Bora returns to Asia House to perform an innovative dance performance and talk, examining the dynamic music and dance traditions of the 16th century classical Sattriya dance of India within a contemporary context.

Using speech, theatrical props, rare musical instruments and classical choreography, Menakawill explore the contemporary challenges of traditional dance and music from a pan- Asian perspective.
Menaka will be in conversation with leading musicologists followed by a Q/A with audiences.

Details

Date:
January 21, 2014
Time:
18:30 - 20:00
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Organizer

Asia House

Venue

Asia House
63 New Cavendish St, London, Gt Lon W1G 7LP United Kingdom

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