Anniversary Celebrations of Ahaana, Kolathur

Ahaana, an organization formed by the art lovers of Kolathur in Malappuram district of Kerala (India) is celebrating its first anniversary on 29 & 30 August 2015. The organization has made successful attempts to provide stages for both upcoming and well experienced artists to showcase their talents and thereby providing a platform for the art lovers of the region to gather and interact.

Ahaana, on the successful completion of one year, has organized various programs to celebrate the occasion. The programs will be inaugurated by Smt Vineetha Nedungadi, the Mohiniyattam exponent, at 06.00 pm on 29th of August. 

Kumari Athira Giridharan, an upcoming Kathak dancer and a disciple of Pt. Jai Kishan Maharaj, son of Pt. Birju Maharaj, the renowned Kathak dancer, will perform Kathak on the first day after the inaugural session. Kathak is one among the classical dance forms of India with its origin in North India. Athira Giridharan is a freelance Kathak dancer who had performed in various festivals including Kathak Mahotsav , the prestigious Kathak dance festival of India. 

Saxophone concert by Manjeswaram G K Jayaram & Divya , accompanied by Kavalam Sreekumar & Cherai Manoj on Thavil, will follow the Kathak performance.

On the second day, 30 Aug, there will be Kathakali performance from 07.00 pm. Two stories ‘Subhadraharanam’ and ‘DuryodhanaVadham’ will be presented. Eminent artists  like Padmashree Kalamandalam Gopi, Kottakkal Chandrasekhara Warrier, Vellinezhi Haridas, Kalamandalam Chinosh Balan , Kalamandalam Unnikrishnan, Kalamandalam Krishnadas, Sadanam Bharatarajan etc. will participate.

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