We are a group of like-minded individuals committed to spreading traditional Indian cultural experiences in the United States. AFI organizes events including the popular Taste of India Food Festival and Bazaar every year, music and dance concerts, free workshops, and fundraising events to raise awareness for noteworthy causes
Live Virtual Event
We invite you to the Arts from India extravagant virtual concert, that encompasses emotions within dance - “Navarasa”, literally meaning “t...
Live Virtual Event
Once again Arts from India is hosting an extravagant virtual concert, - “Navarasa”. On Saturday, July 18th, 2020, from 11.30 AM to 1.30 PM, (Eastern Time) that encompasses emotions within the dance. - “Navarasa”, literally meaning “nine emotions”.
Navarasa event will demonstrate nine emotions through eight different styles of Indian Classical dance performed by accomplished dancers all across India and The U.S.A. These dancers are recognized as one of the best around the globe in their respective dance forms.
Eight styles of Classical dance forms and Navarasas will be presented in the following order by the following artists
Love (Sringara)-Mohiniyattam by Vijayalakshmi.
(Laughter)Hasya –Bharatanatyam by Kasi Aysola.
Sorrow(Karuna)– Manipuri by Sinam Basu Singh.
Anger(Roudra)– Kuchipudi by Srimayi Vempati
Valor(Veer) – Odissi by Smt. Sujata Mohapatra
Disgust(Bibhatsa)-Kathak by Rachna Nivas
Adbhuta - Sattriya by Anita Sharma
Fear followed by Tranquility (Bhayanaka and Shanta)– Kathakali by Prabal Gupta
Renowned dance critics from India, Padmashree Dr. Sunil Kothari for Narthaki, Ranee Kumar for The Hindu, Madhavi Puranam ( Nartanam), Ali Murad (Dainik Bhaskar) will be critiquing the entire event.
Along with the performances we are bringing you, we’ve made some improvements so our viewers can have an even better experience watching our shows. With the link above, you’ll be able to purchase a ticket and enjoy the event with just one easy click! You can also scan the QR Code on the bottom right corner of the flyer if you’d like!
As this is a ticketed event, the prices go as follows:
Regular Ticket Price = $10
Student Discount Price = $5
In order to be eligible for a student discount, the attendee must first send in a picture to firstname.lastname@example.org, showing proof of participation in Indian classical or folk dance before receiving their ticket (This could be a regular photo in the costume or a performance picture).
When you purchase the ticket, there will be an easy way to donate for artists in India who are struggling to make ends meet during this global pandemic. You will also have the option to donate as anonymous, so please feel free to donate at your discretion.
Can’t wait to see everyone there!
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