Paying a tribute to the richest dance forms of India, Presidium celebrated International Dance Day in collaboration with 'SPIC MACAY'. Promoting India's classical dance forms the event highlighted Odissi and Kathak. Legendary dancers Ms Sujata Mohapatra who is an expert Odissi dancer, Ms Kavita Diwedi another famous Odissi artist and Ms Malti Shyam who is a well known Kathak dancer; participated and performed at the workshop.
Learned exponent of Odissi, Ms Sujata Mohapatra who is a winner of various prestigious awards such as 'Aditya Birla Kala Niketan Award', 'Top Grade Artist of Doordarshan-Outstanding Category Award' etc; gave a beautiful performance along with her troop and enlightened young Presidians about various technicalities of the dance form. Another well known Odissi artist, Ms kavita Diwedi, also gave an enchanting performance at the event. And, Ms Malati Shyam Ji threw light on the typical mudras of 'Kathak'; including 4 corners , peacock and Krishna dance and tatkaar'.
Every nook and corner of school was decorated with the pictures and achievements of these legends. The environment was sublimed with festivity. Watching the legends performing in their very exotic style made the workshop a great experience for the students as well as teachers.
Some of the eminent personalities who attended the event were: Ms Leela Venkatraman, the renowned dance critic who is associated with SPIC MACAY for past so many years; and Ms Shashi Prabha, who is a famous journalist.