2014
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Dhananjayan announced the award of "Naatya Poorna" to Rathika Suresh Mahadeva for her continued service to Bharatanaatyam in Australia and continuing the Bharatakalanjali legacy.


October 2 -15, 2014

The Dhananjayans at Rathika's Bharatha Kalanjali, Melbourne


Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 9 am
VIDYAARAMBHAM POOJA will be conducted on 1st October, 9am  onwards.
ALL STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS ARE REQUESTED TO BE PRESENT FOR THIS IMPORTANT EVENT IN BHARATAKALANJALI.
NEW ADMISSION ALSO WILL START FROM 1st ONWARDS - ADMISSION WILL BE CLOSED BY 10TH OCTOBER.  
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2014 awards and honours to the Dhananjayans:
27th Aug: Kalavedika honoring with a gold medal & citation in memory of BVSS Mani
13th Sept: Vishakapattnam (AP) Vyshakhi honor - Life Time achievement award
27th Sept:  Saarathi Cultural Center, Chennai - Kalasaarathi award 2014
2nd Nov: Natyanjali Trust, Chennai - Nartaka award 2014


Satyajit's interview on Australian National Radio, SBS
Part1:  http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/tamil/highlight/page/id/349342/t/Not-a-burden-to-be-born-to-Celebrities

Part2:  http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/tamil/highlight/page/id/349340/t/Share-domestic-duties-for-blissful-life

Please note that these links will be kept only for about six months from broadcast.



 Bhrahmakumaris Goodness festival 2014 honoured and felicitated the Dhananjayans on 27th June,2014 at Besant Nagar Community Hall. The event saw more than 300 young and old artistes gathered to participate in the event along with general public.


Living legend
- V.P. Dhananjayan, The Hindu, June 13, 2014
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/living-legend/article6108609.ece

A TRIBUTE TO THE LEGEND WHO PASSED AWAY ON 12TH JUNE, 2014, just one day before this tribute was published in the Hindu.




Utsav Music celebrated World Dance Day on April 29, 2014  at Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai.  British Dy High Commissioner Mr. Bharat Joshi was the chief  guest.
Photos: Chella Vidoes

Mr. VP Dhananjayan with the Dy High Commissioner


Memories of Teluk Intan, Malayasia
Ms. Balamandir Eswari  conducted her student Yamuna Sivamani's Bharatanaatya Arngetram at Teluk Intan, Malayasia on 4th May 2014.  The Dhananjayans were chief guests. Pictures taken during their visit with Mrs. Meera Venugpal and others.
Pictures by Subatra Vass



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Homage  to Smt. Leela Sekhar  by veterans on 8th February 2014


Kerala, a devil's workshop, says dance maestro Dhanajayan
- S Anandan, The Hindu, Kochi, 3 January 2014


Dance maestro to essay role in alternative film
- S Anandan, The Hindu, Kochi, 3 January 2014