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July 15, 2019, 7pm
Maadhava Geetam at Vanimhal, TNagar, Chennai
July 19, 2019
Maadhava Geetam at NGS for IDA festival
August 1-15, 2019
GANDHI production with 8 artistes
ICCR TOUR OF EAST EUROPE &
Troupe led by SATAYJIT C.P. .
June 21, 2019, 6pm
Naadhabrahmam United Gyan Academi (Unit of Naadhabrahmam) presents
Naadha Yogam, celebrated International Music and Yoga Day & 17th
Anniversary of Naadhabrahmam.
Bharatanaatyam emphasizing Yoga by VP Dhananjayan.
At: TAG Shakshinamoorthy Hall, PS Hr.Sec. School, Mylapore.
April 27-29, 2019
Netfix film shooting for Shanta
April 26, 2019, 6pm
Bharatakalanjali presented a Bharatanatyam
recital by Lakshanya Vasan from Melbourne.
At: Music Academy mini hall.
Lakshanya, from Melbourne Australia, has
been a disciple of Rathika Mahadeva a
senior Alumnus of BharataKalanjali.
Lakshanya has been an enthusiastic
dancer since the age of 5,
performing at various functions and
productions. Last year she undertook the
journey to immerse and hone her Natya
skills further at Bharatakalanjali. At
Bharatakalanjali she has been receiving
intense training in Natyam from senior
teachers , alongside learning aspects of
Sangeetham, Yoga and Chanting . Lakshanya
was an integral part of Bharata
Kalanjali’s 50th year celebrations, as
well as their ‘Kadhal Valli Kanda Murugan’
production staged in Chennai .
After a year of everyday Natyam at Bharata
Kalanjali, Lakshanya with Blessings from
her Gurus The Dhananjayans , aims to take
everything she has learnt back to
Melbourne in order to inspire and
encourage the younger generations to be
involved in this beautiful art form.
April 21, 2019, 6pm
The Dhanajayans, BK group performed at
Mudra Dance festival (NCPA 50)
Towards Hasya - From Smile to Laughter
through the Language of Dance
At: Tata Theatre, NCPA
April 17, 2019
Master's 80th Birthday
April 10-15, 2019
VPD-CPS in SINGAPORE for SIFAS
SIFAS lec/dem on 13th April 2019 at Singapore. Lecture/demonstration of NRITYA KARANAS.
April 8, 2019
Bharatanatyam by LAXSANA
At Bharatakalanjali hall.
April 6, 2019
The Dhananajayans were honoured with a
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD from the
well known Academy of Naatya " Nrityathi
Kalakshetram" in Bhilai,
Chathisgharh. Presided Arangetram of
a talented girl MRUNMAYEE, daughter and
student of Naatyaachaarya Sri. RATHEESH
March 31, 2019, 5pm
Musical presentation by all music students
@ BK premises
March 23, 2019, 5pm
On then occasion of the 90th
Anniversary celebration of the THE
SAMSKRITA ACADEMY, CHENNAI honoured
and felicitated THE DHANANJAYANS
along with couple of other eminent
Hon Shri. BANWARILAL PUROHIT
Governor of TAMIZHNAADU presided and
awarded the title "NAATYAKALAA SIROMANI"
on the Dhananjayans.
Venue: The Madras Sanskrit College
premises, (Near Valluvar statue) 84 Thiru
Vi Ka road, Mylapore, Chennai
On March 23, 2019, 6.30pm at Raani Seethai
Hall Gemini Circle, Mount Road, SHANTA
DHANANJAYAN was honoured with a LIFE TIME
ACHIEVEMENT AWARD by Raindrops Cultural
Association (NGO) commemorating
International women's day 2019.
January 31, 2019, 6pm
Performance by Divya shivsundar at Rukmini
Arangam, Kalakshetra. Nattuvangam by
January 23, 2019
Performance by Shafeekdeen -Sabana
duo, Ernakulam, Cochin
January 17, 2019
Performance by Puneet & Tania, BGS at
Petachi Hall. Nattuvangam by C.P.Satyajit.
January 13, 2019
Naatyaachaaryas VP Dhananjayan &
Shanta Dhananjayan received the
“Bharata Muni Samman" (2018) from
Nalanda University ( NDRC, Mumbai).
Dr.Kanak Rele - the founder and
director, NDRC gave away the award
and honour to them along with two
other stalwarts - in the field of
hindustani music (Dr. Prabah Atre) and
Maharashatra stage actor and film actor.
(Vikram Gokhale) in a colourful
ceremony on 13th January 2019.
January 12, 2019, 4.30pm
Bharatanaatyam by Akhila Kaveri, MFA,
January 12, 2019
Samskruti Arts Mumbai -
VPD-CPS duo at Mudra theatre
January 10, 2019
Solo performance by Puneet Panda at RR
Sabha. Nattuvangam by C.P.Satyajit.
January 10, 2019, 6-7pm
Bharatanaatyam by Uttia Barua, at Music
Academy, main hall.
January 4, 2019, 8.30 - 10am
Sangeetha kala Aachaarya awardee
V.P.DHANANJAYAN was one of the panelists
at Music academy on the topic
"Teaching 21st century skills through
classical dance" at the Kasturi Srinivasan
January 4, 2019, 10am
Bharatanaatyam by Madhav Hayagriv,
Indian Fine Arts Society, Ethiraj Kalayana
mandapam. Nattuvangam by
January 3, 2019, 5pm
Shanta Dhananjayan received the "Nritya
Kalaanidhi" honour & award from the
most prestigious institution Madras Music
Academy on January 3, 2019, the Naatya
festival inaugural day at TTK auditorium,
(To refresh the memory, Dhananjayan
received the equivalent award "Sangeeta
Kalaa Achaarya" from the Academy on 4th
January 3, 2019, 7.30pm
Solo Bharatanaatyam by Shobana
Bhalchandra, Brahma Gana Sabha
at Pethachi auditorium, Mylapore
January 2, 2019
Solo performance by Tania Puneet at MFA.