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Arts Award celebration by Nupur Arts Dance Academy at Curve, Leicester

Nupur Arts Dance Academy will be holding an exciting celebration evening for 70 students to receive awards achieved recently for their ‘Arts Award’ or ‘ISTD’ on Monday 16th February in the Curve studio at 6.30pm. This event is partly funded by The Mighty Creative who has always backed the development of young people. Curve has kindly offered their facilities for us to hold this event.


What is Arts Award?

Arts Award is managed by Trinity College London in association with Arts Council England working with 10 regional Bridge organisations.

It inspires young people to grow their arts and leadership talents and great way for young people to explore creative skills to achieve a nationally recognized qualification. This rapidly growing award that can be achieved throughout the country Bronze Art Award -Level 1 qualification Explore Be inspired by the arts -Entry level 3 Discover Start your Arts Award

What is ISTD?

The world’s leading dance examination board… supporting and training its members through a wide variety of courses, teaching, syllabi and techniques.

NADA is an affiliated community group with the Curve Theatre have been involved in various projects with them. Nupur Arts is primarily an Asian Arts Organisation which specialises in the promotion, development and sustainability of creative South Asian Dance.  Our main aim is to regenerate, renew, train and sustain young dance artists from British based Asian Communities, as well as to involve a broad range of people from all backgrounds.  The organisation functions democratically to deliver its’ primary aims which involve education, arts cultural and heritage development.  Classes and workshops are held regularly, and shows are held twice a year.

Evening Celebrations will start with a small presentation and then the young people who have been involved in the Discover, Explore Arts Awards or ISTD will be rewarded with certificates to acknowledge their achievements. There will be a display of Arts Award work completed by students for all to view in the studio. Selected students will also be sharing their experiences with others.

Venue: Curve Studio

Event: Nupur Arts Awards Celebration

Date: Monday 16th February

Time: 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm


For further information please contact Smita Vadnerkar at Nupur Arts Dance Academy on 07801365779 or email