Kala Jagran: Kala Sangam’s Shivarathri celebrations

I am very taken by the name Kala Jagran. It was hard to keep awake that Saturday night, things were running late. But while managing a long list of events slotted one after another, something was bound to happen. The name Kala Jagran is very evocative, perhaps the best in the family of Kala names…

The Pushpanjali Six

Bringing together six Bharathanatyam dancers who hadn’t worked together before was a bold move that Dr. Geetha Upadhaya took when she wrote to us mooting the idea that we participate in the Pushpanjali item she had in mind for the grand celebration of the 20th anniversary of Kala Sangam at Bradford. As it turned out,…

Dr. Vyjayanthimala Bali is in town!

I knew of Dr. Vyjayanthimala Bali, and then I hear high praise for her from my mum. Imagine my delight when I hear she is going to be visiting the North of England. Dr. Bali is a patron of Kala Sangam, an arts organisation based in Bradford, England. She is going to be speaking to…