Korzo’s India Dance Festival, one of Europe’s largest events for Indian Dance moves to the spring starting with the ninth edition. From Saturday 9 thru Saturday 23 May 2020, The Hague will be teeming with Indian dance performances, workshops, demonstrations and concerts.
The festival opens with the Dutch premiere of Rite of Spring by Seeta Patel. Included in the list of world premieres are works by hip-hop innovator Shailesh Bahoran, Bharatanatyam phenomenon and innovator Navia Natarajan from India, and promising talent from The Hague, Poernima Gobardhan. In partnership with the Gandhi Center, festival programming will be made possible for the first time in Theater De Nieuwe Regentes and Laaktheater.
New names announced on 27 December: Australian Bharatanatyam dancer Christopher Gurusamy and Kuchipudi dancer Bhavana Reddy.
The full program of the India Dance Festival will be announced in February/March 2020.
Award winning choreographer Seeta Patel reimagines Stravinsky's iconic ballet Le Sacre du Printemps in the powerful classical Indian dance style Bharatanatyam.
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Powerhouse Kuchipudi dancer Bhavana Reddy is the international artist-in-residence at the India Dance Festival 2020. She will present both classical repertory as a new, contemporary Kuchipudi piece.