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Kathak recital by Lankans on 26 July


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Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre), High Commission of India, Colombo will be presenting the dance drama ‘Holike Rasiya’ by Nuwan Theekshana Liyanage, Nirmani Oruwalage and the students of Kala Vihar Performing Arts Foundation on 26 July at 6 p.m. at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre) Auditorium, 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. 

Theekshana Liyanage  and Nirmani Oruwalage have graduated in Kathak from Rabindra Bharathi University, Kolkata, India and Master in Performing Arts in Kathak at Nalanda Dance Research Center, University of Mumbai availing scholarship from Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Govt. of India.

While studying under ICCR scholarship Nuwan Theekshana Liyanage and Nirmani Oruwalage participated in different international and national festivals. Both of them have established themselves as dancers, trainers, choreographers of Sri Lanka in dances like Kathak, Kandian, Bharatha Natyam, Jazz, Bollywood and Contemporary and performed in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Colombo and various places in Sri Lanka.


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