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Programmes - 2017


June 3-28, 2017

"Heavenly Bodies" Photo exhibition by CP Satyajit
On view from 3-28 June 2017 at Varija Gallery, Dakshinachitra, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chennai 603118
Ph: 27472603 / View invite


June 30, 2017, 6.30pm

Bharatanatyam arangetram of Amirdavarshini (disciple of The Dhananjayans)
At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore, Chennai
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May 27, 2017

Remembering M.D.RAMANTHAN's (the musical genius) 15th year event at Tripunittura. The Dhananjayans as chief guests and Dhananjayan spoke on MDR and musical legacy to a packed MDR Rasikas.


March 19, 2017, 6pm
Natyarangam presented an interesting discussion peppered with impromptu demos on OUR KALAKSHETRA DAYS by three stalwarts dancers-gurus C.V. Chandrasekhar,  V.P. Dhananjayan & C.K. Balagopalan. Followed by an interactive session with the audience.
Moderator: S. Janaki (Natyarangam)
Venue: Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, 6.30pm.

Those were the days! - Report, narthaki.com





March 12, 2017
Korattur Malayalee Sowhrudavedi, a socio-cultural organization operating from Korattur presented the STREE RATNA AWARD 2017  to Shantha Dhananjayan  during the Women’s Day Celebration on 12th March 2017 at the Bhaktavatsalam school premises.


March 11, 2017, 7-8.30pm
"The Artist's Soul" - An interactive evening session with the Dhananjayans at the Wandering Artist in R.A.Puram, Chennai.
"The Artist's Soul" is a new, live, non-commercial, Conversation Series launched exclusively for artists. AVIS Viswanathan and his wife Vaani, driven by their Higher Purpose to Inspire Happiness are curating three non-commercial events in public spaces in Chennai - The Bliss Catchers, The Heart of Matter - Happiness Conversations and The Uncommon Leader. For more info, visit http://www.avisviswanathan.in/events.html.
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Dancer couple share memories of 65 year partnership
- Times of India, 12 Mar 2017


March 10, 2017, 6.30pm
Peryasami Thooran's KAADAL VALLI KANDA MURUGAN (Dance drama) will be repeated on 10th March under the auspices of Tamizhnaadu Eyal Isai Naataka Mandram at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore
For details of the festival kindly contact the Mandram @ 044 + 24936848


March 1-4, 2017
Workshop by Preethi Athreya

Timing: March 1st, 2nd, 3rd: 7pm-8.30pm / March 4th: 3pm-4.30pm
At: Bharata Kalanjali, Jeevaratnam Nagar, Adyar, Chennai -20.
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March 2, 2017, 6.15pm
Naada Inbam jointly with Bharatakalanjali presented a vocal concert by Kalyanapuram Aravind (Disciple of Sangitakalanidhi Sri Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan) accompanied by  R.Rahul on the Violin, Trivandrum Balaji on the Mridangam & Nerkunam Shankar on the Kanjira under the Commemorative Scholarship Scheme of “Shiva-Saroja Sangeetha Natya Scholarship Award” instituted by  the Mrudani School of Performing Arts (USA)
At: Ragasudha Hall , 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, Chennai-4
Contact Ph.24992672 & 24911125.


February 27, 2017, 6.30pm

The Dhananjayans were bestowed with Rotary award of 'For the Sake of Honor'  towards their immense contribution in the field of performing arts by Rotary Club of Madras Central.
At: Hotel Hyatt, Teynampet, Chennai


February 26, 2017, 6.30pm

The Dhananjayans performed "Scene from Ramayana" - Dasaratha-Kaikeyi-Manthara at Asima, a two day Dance and Music festival presented by Karnataka Engineers Academy & Prabhath Enterprises.
At: KEA Prabath Rangamandira, Bengaluru
For details contact Kathak couple Nirupama /Rajendra: 9448086614
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February 19, 2017, 5pm

Shobanaa Bhalchandra presented "Sringara Nayika", a margam based on Mugdha, Madhya and Pragalba Nayikas.
At: Bharata Kalanjali, 6, Jeevaratnam Nagar, Adyar, Chennai.
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February 14, 2017

BHARATAKALANJALI presented Bharatanaatyam by DAYA TOMIKO , 6.30  to 8 pm at SPACES, No.1 Elliots Beach Road, Besant Nagar.
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February 10, 2017

KAADAL VALLI KANDA MURUGAN, 6.30pm at NARADA GANA SABHA, TTK ROAD. 
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Reveiws / Audience reaction


BHARATAKALANJALI SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER -2016 & JANUARY 2017:

January 18, 2017
ARCHANA KALYANSUNDAR AT VANI MAHAL, T NAGAR, 4pM
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January 16, 2017
PAVITHRA SRINIVASAN - ANANDA (LOVE LIMITLESS), SOLO THEMATIC PRESENTATION,BHARAT KALACHAR, 7.30PM
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January 11, 2017
Naatyaachaarya V.P.Dhananjayan addressed a seminar on "LASYA TRADITIONS OF KERALA" IN KERALA KALAMANDALAM UNIVERSITY, Cheruthuruthy as part of three days conference on the subject, sponsored by Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi.

January 8, 2017
BK GROUP - CLASSICAL & FOLK. AT MALAYALA MARGAZHI MAHOTSAVAM, ASSAN MEMMORIAL SCHOOL, 3PM - 5PM 

January 7, 2017
PAVITHRA SRINIVASAN - TRADITIONAL MARGAM, THE MUSIC ACADEMY, 11.30AM
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January 2, 2017
BK GROUP AT BRAHMAGANA SABHA, PETHACHI HALL, 6PM

December 27, 2016
LECTURE DEMONSTRATION BY THE DHANANJAYANS AT THE NAATYAKALA CONFERENCE, SRI KRISHNA GANA SABHA, 11AM

December 27, 2016
ARCHANA KALYANSUNDAR AT KUMARARANI MEENA MUTHIAH COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCE, GANDHINAGAR, ADYAR, 5PM
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December 26, 2016
ANURADHA MURALI & GROUP(USA) , NARADA GANA SABHA (GANGAAMAARGAM), 1.45PM

December 25, 2016 
ILAMAYIL THIRAMAI SERIES BY LAVANYA RAGHURAMAN AT SRI KRISHNA GANA SABHA, 5PM

December 24, 2016
PAVITHRA SRINIVASAN - ANANDA (LOVE LIMITLESS), SOLO THEMATIC PRESENTATION, SRI KRISHNA GANA SABHA, 1.30PM
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December 21, 2016
VERUSHKA & GROUP FROM SOUTH AFRICA AT  THIRUVANMIYUR  MARUNDEESWARAR  KOIL, 6PM

PAVITHRA SRINIVASAN -ONE OF OUR SENIOR DISCIPLES  BAGGED THE COVETED FIRST PRIZE -BEST ARTISTE AWARD DURING MID YEAR SERIES OF THE MADRAS MUSIC ACADEMY THIS YEAR .