Stage Entertainment Schedule
12:00 PM | Natyom Dance Academy: Bhararatanatyam Dance
12:15 PM | Krishnaveni & the Natrajodissi Kalamandir: Odissi dance
Sri Krishna Leela
Krishna Leela is a dance drama depicting stories from Lord Krishna’s life – him stealing butter, stealing the cloths of the cowherd damsels of his village, and his battles with the snake demon Kaliya.
The name “Batu” honors Lord Siva and his form of Batuka Bhairava. This dance depicts various sculptures of the famous Sun Temple at Konark, Orissa.
Artistic director: Krishnaveni Putrevu
12:45 PM | The Mayapuris: featuring a Dance Duet by Ganga & Vrinda Sheth
The Mayapuris bring their vibrant and energetic mix of rhythm and devotional song to Dallas for the first time. Featuring a fast-paced dynamic dance piece by Ganga Sheth & Vrinda Sheth titled “Perfect & Complete”.
1:15 PM | Dance by Vrinda Sheth: Her Merciful Glance
Lord Siva and his consort Parvati describe the unique attributes of the Goddess Radha in 12 intense verses of adoration. Live music composed and performed by Vish Sheth.
1:40 PM | Amie Maciszewski: North Indian Classical Music
Internationally acclaimed sitarist Amie Maciszewski presents the North Indian style of Indian classical music, accompanied by Rohit Khanna (vocals) and Paarth Kuntawala on the tabla (percussion).
2:10 PM | Akhil & Athul Nair and Maheswar Ajaykumar: South Indian Violin duo with Mridangam
Journey to South India and experience the intricacies of Carnatic music presented by teenage violin duo Akhil & Athul Gopakumar Nair accompanied by Maheswar Ajaykumar on the Mridangam (percussion).
2:40 PM | Ganga Sheth: Durga Stuti
Oddissi dancer Ganga Sheth honors the feminine energy of the Divine, Durga devi, who nourishes and protects the planted seed of Bhakti (spirituality).
3:00 PM | Krishna Mantra: Hare Krishna Mantra
Krishna Mantra, a jazzy jam-band, invites you to join in the call-and-response chanting of the Maha Mantra. Side effects include dancing and extreme-happiness!
Lyrics: Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare | Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare
3:30 PM | Gaura Vani: Kirtan
Multi-disciplinary artist, Gaura Vani, combines traditional Indian kirtan music with Western elements. Most known for his Mantra Music performances, Gaura Vani’s events are unifying and transporting – a mix of participatory rhythm and song, story and dance.