NAAD Festival of Kathak Dance

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival London, England, UK
Festival Description

NAAD, in line with its vision of “keeping alive the tradition” organizes the Kathak Dance festival in its pure classical form in memory of Pt. Jailalji, a well known Kathak exponent and doyen of the Jaipur Gharana of Kathak. Such a dance festival in its pure classical form is happening for the first time in UK.

A rare opportunity to watch the performance of some of the finest UK based Kathak dancers accompanied by live musicians. A unique event featuring more than 20 artists on one platform. Dancers from all key Kathak Gharanas namely Jaipur, Lucknow and Benaras Gharanas will be performing in this festival. An event not to be missed.

Festival Dates June 12 - 13, 2010
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Festival Events:

Programming 2010:
  • Saturday, June 12,2010, 5:45pm
    • Sarita Kalele
    • Sonia Sabri
    • Sujata Banerjee
    • Abhay Shankar Mishra
  • Sunday, June 13, 2010, 5:45pm
    • Saberi Misra
    • Gauri Sharma Tripathi
    • Kajal Sharma
    • Padmashri Pratap Pawar
Accompanying UK musicians 2010:
  • Tabla
    • Ustad Sarvar Sabri
    • Ustad Sukhvinder Singh Namdhari
    • Pt. Rajkumar Misra
    • Sanju Sahai & Shahbaz Hussain
  • Sarangi & Sitar
    • Surjeet Singh
    • Baluji Srivastav & Carl Peberdy
  • Baja, Vocal & Padhant
    • Pt. Vishwa Prakash
    • Padma Sharma
    • Sanchita Pal & Chandra Chakraborty


Practical Info:

Slideshow photo credits:
  • Photos in order of appearance
    • Abhay Shankar Mishra
    • Gauri Sharma Tripathi
    • Kajal Sharma
    • Pratap Pawar
    • Saberi Misra
    • Sarita Kalele
    • Sonia Sabri
    • Sujata Banerjee
  • Bhavan Centre
    4A Castletown Road
    West Kensington, London W14 9HE
  • Online information at
Tickets 2010:
  • Prices
    • £15 & £20 for each day
  • Buy
    • Box Office phone: +44 020 7381 3086
    • Online at


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