Kadirgama Kuravanji Popular Bharatanatyam Dance Drama Returns.....
Timings: Sun 24 Sept, 6pm
Tickets: £10, £15
Presented by The Bhavan's Bharatanatyam department under the tutelage of Guru Prakash Yadagudde and produced by his students. A traditional Bharatanatyam Dance Drama or Kuravanji is composed using the standard repertoire of Bharatanatyam. The story explores the love of a girl for a deity or king and her longing to be united with him. The main character is a gypsy who tells the fortune of the forlorn maiden. The title is derived from the word Kurati or gypsy. The language and music of the Kuravanjis are extremely well composed, the words are written by the great poet Yalpanam Sri Viramani Iyer and music is composed by Rajkumar Bharati. All music is produced by Vani Fine Arts.