The Jaipurites witnessed a scintillating fusion dance performance by Rekha Thakkar and group at Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) on Saturday.
Comprising of 15 artistes, the event ‘Nritya Rang’ was essentially a fusion of Kathak dance, Langa Manganiyars and Western Music. The 90-minute dance performance was choreographed and directed by Ms. Rekha Thakkar herself. It is worth noting that Ms. Thakkar is a renowned Kathak dancer of the Jaipur Gharana.
The evening started with ‘Devi Stuti’ followed by folk artistes (Langa Manganiyar) performing on ‘Pdharo Mhare Desh’. The event concluded with a Kathak performance on fusion of the music of Langa Manganiyars and Western drums.
It is to be recalled that the event was a part of the weekend theatre and cultural activities at JKK. On 30 July, play – ‘The Princess of Garden’ directed by Bimal Subedi will be staged at 4 pm and 7 pm in Rangayan. The play is an interpretation of Tagore’s ‘Malini’.The entry to the play is ticketed. The tickets can be collected from JKK’s office.