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Nrityotsav at Hindu Temple in Omaha on March 6
OMAHA, February 17: Hindu Temple, Omaha, is celebrating its fifth annual classical dance festival , Nrityotsav.

It is an ensemble of all classical dances of India under one roof. The best dancers in each category are invited to showcase their talent in Omaha. The festival will be help on March 6 at 3 p.m. It will be held at Millard North High School Auditorium.

The participating artistes are:
Bharatanatyam : Mallika Jayanti, Usha Devaraju & Students
Kuchipudi : Jyothi Chintalapudi
Mohiniattam: Priyanka Gopinathan
Odissi : Sangita Rangala
Sattriya: Bonmayuri Kalita
Kathakali: Roshini Pillai
Manipuri : Sohini Ray
Kathak : Kumud and Samta Savla

This event will conclude with all the performers presenting one common song, but in their own unique dance form, together.The Hindu Temple Omaha has been organizing classical dance festival for the last five years The objective is to promote Indian arts and culture in the U.S. Every year, with the help of a panel, it identifies the best performers of each dance style in the U.S. and invites them to Omaha to participate and showcase their dance form and art. These kind of classical dance festivals are a rarity in USA. Even when they do happen, one usually aims at promoting their local talent rather than the art itself. This year, the temple committee is successful in getting all the forms of Indian vlassical dances under one roof.

For tickets and other details, contact: Ushasree Devaraju (402) 359-1653, Shabna Bakthavatchalam (402) 498-2675, Jyothsna Sainath-Lincoln (402) 328-0705, Indian Grocery & Video (402) 391-0844 at 84th St and (402) 333-3066 at 132nd St, India Mart (402) 333-4636
Jayanthi Guruprasad -
Sri Sankara a Multilingual Spiritual TV Channel available on Satellite 2E. Sri Sankara is a free-to-air multi-lingual spiritual TV Channel aimed at meeting the spiritual needs of our viewers and has its reach all over the globe both on satellite link and web TV.
Our aim is to promote Indian culture and tradition through programmes related to the spiritual world targeting segments of all ages through various modes of entertainment such as music, pravachan, classical dances and other innovative activities such as quiz-related presentations and competitions etc., thus competing with all other entertainment channels. The concept of the channel is to provide enlightened entertainment in the modern context, which will allow the masses to revisit ancient Indian culture and traditions.
We also provide an ideal platform to young and upcoming artistes to demonstrate their talents. Hence, we request your institution to use this great opportunity to showcase the talents of your student which otherwise may remain dormant and unnoticed.
We would request to inform us of the dates, time and venue of the performances of your students so as to enable us to work out other modalities. We would also welcome innovative ideas/concepts to enrich Indian Cultural and heritage connected programs. Please feel free to call for any clarification and support.
Thanking you,
With warm regards,
Jayanthi. G
Regional Manager
91 93505 17745