2019

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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 & BELGIUM
Troupe led by SATAYJIT C.P. .



CONCLUDED EVENTS

2019


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 Dhananjayan


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
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April 17, 2019
Dhananjayan 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 THARMAPALAN (Germany) 
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 BABU.


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 persons.
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 C.P.Satyajit.


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, Mylapore.


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 Hall. 


January 4, 2019,  10am
Bharatanaatyam by Madhav Hayagriv,  Indian Fine Arts Society, Ethiraj Kalayana mandapam.  Nattuvangam by C.P.Satyajit.


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, Music academy.
(To refresh the memory, Dhananjayan received the equivalent award "Sangeeta Kalaa Achaarya" from the Academy on 4th January 2005)


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.