Evening of Bharatha Dance Performance

Workshop on Bharatha Dance and an Evening of Bharatha Dance Performance
-Organized by Department of Dance, University of Jaffna.

Forum on Trends in Bharatha Dance, Department of Dance, has organized a two day workshop on “Bharatha Dance: A Multifaceted View” with Natyak Kalaimani Mr. M.Arulmohan, from Paris as the resource person. Mr.M.Arulmohan, an alumnus and a former Lecturer, Department of Dance, University of Jaffna, is an exponent of Bharatha Dance in its pure form in Europe, particularly in France.  Students, staff, alumni of the department, teachers of Dance from various schools and many Bharatha dance practitioners benefited from the workshop held on 28th and 29th June 2018 at the Department of Dance.

The Department of Dance also organized an evening of Bharatha Dance performance on 30.06.2018 at 4.45 p.m. at Kailasapathy Auditorium. Mr. M. Arulmohan presented a Bharatha Dance performance.  Prof. R.Vigneswaran, the Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Dr.K.Suthakar, the Dean, Faculty of Arts, participated as the Special Guest. Senior Artists of Bharatha Dance, Bharatha Dance practitioners, teachers from schools, public and students and alumni of the Dance Department have been among the audience.  Students and staff of the Dance Department who attended the workshop on the previous days have also presented the dance item they learnt from Mr.M.Arulmohan. Similarly, some male alumni of the Department  of Dance who attended the workshop also presented another dance item together with him. All the Dance performances were well appreciated by the guests, audience, senior artists, teachers of dance, and students and alumni of the Dance Department. The Vice Chancellor and the Dean of the Arts Faculty have honoured Mr.Arulmohan for his valuable contribution.