THE CLASSICAL DANCES OF INDIA FEATURING KATHAKALI AND BHARATHANATYAM - MAUK LONDON
EVENT: KERALA CULTURE FEATURING KATHAKALI AND BHARATHANATYAM.
Kalamandalam Vijayakumar - internationally renowned Kathakali actor.
8th JUNE 2019. TIME AND VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED.
Kathakali actor - Kalamandalam Vijayakumar.
PROMOTED BY THE MALAYALEE ASSOCIATION UK [MAUK]
This exciting event kindly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and hosted by The Malayalee Association UK - London, offers a chance to see authentic Kathakali and Bharatanatyam performed by professional artists from south India.
Experience how incredible costumes come alive through the outstanding skill of professional international artists, Kalamandalam Vijayakumar and Bhagya Lakshmi.
Learn about how the costumes create characters that tell a story through an elaborate sign language called Mudras, facial expressions and body language.
Bharathanatyam dancer Bhagya lakshmi
These performances illustrate how objects and traditions travel when people migrate and take their culture with them.
The event shows that the costumes we create for theatre have a story to tell, capture our history and represent our social identity.
All are welcome to see the costumes, meet the artists and ask questions.
Actor - Kalamandalam Vijayakumar
Dancer - Bhagya Lakshmi
photo credit Mark Bennett and Kalamandalam Barbara Vijayakumar