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Sama Arts, Madhavi Mudgal, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, London, Odissi Image courtesy: Bharatiya Vidya bhavan

Sama Arts: Madhavi Mudgal & VISTAAR

Start date: 10 Jun 2016

End date: 10 Jun 2016

Time: 7:30 pm

Price: £20

Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 4a Castletown Road, West Kensington, London

Venue address: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 4a Castletown Road, West Kensington, London

Website: bhavan.net

Box office: http://www.bhavan.net/art-gallery/past-exhibitions/event/486-odissi-dance

One of the leading classical dancers of India, Madhavi Mudgal is credited with bringing a greatly refined sensibility to her art form. She has received repeated acclaim in the major cities and dance festivals that have featured her throughout the world. Apart from establishing a niche in the international dance scene as a soloist, she has received critical acclaim for her choreographic works. She is seen as one of the foremost teachers in her generation at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, New Delhi. She has also conducted workshops all over the world.

Numerous awards and honours have come her way, including the Sanskriti Award, President of India’s award of Padma Shri, the Orissa State and Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Grande Medaille de la Ville by the city of Paris, the Delhi State Parishad Samman, and the Nritya Choodamani. She has also been awarded the Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres by the Govt of France

Lead Dancer and Choreographer: Madhavi Mudgal

Music composition: Madhup Mudgal , Maheswara Rao

Dancers: Shalakha Rai, Shobha Bisht, , Prerna Agarwal, Deepika Bisht

Musicians: Jitendra Kumar Swain (percussion); Manikuntala Bhowmik (vocal ); Kiran Kumar (flute); Dhruv Bedi (sitar)

Light design: Gyandev Singh

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