Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre) and High Commission of India Colombo will present Jugalbandi-a duet Kathak recital featuring ICCR scholars Vihanga Rukshan and Ama Nethmi and young promising Sri Lankan dancers at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre) auditorium, 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7 on June 6 at 6.00 p.m.
Rukshan started learning traditional Sri Lankan dance at the age of 7 from Soma Gamage. Rukshan received rigorous training in Kathak from Nrithya Nipun Sangeet Visharad Moksha Samarasooriya. Rukshan is currently pursuing intense training in Kathakat Rhythmosaic Dance School, Kolkata under the guidance of eminent Guru Dr. Mitul Sengupta thanks to a scholarship presented by the Indian council for Cultural Relations, Govt.of India. Apart from Kathak, Rukshan has also received training in Classical jazz, classical ballet, contemporary dance and tap dance under Dr.Mitul Sengupta, Ronnie Shambik Ghose and Prasanna Saikia. Rukshan is a repertory member in Rhythmosaic Dance Company and also represents Moksha Art of Dance, Sri Lanka.
Nethmi is also an ICCR scholar in Kathak and received training under Dr.Mitul Sengupta at Rhythmosaic Dance Institute and company, Kolkata.
While studying at Rhythmosaic under ICCR scholarship, both Rukshan and Nethmi participated in different international and national festivals and had the opportunity to receive training under famous International Jazz Master Jianin Loringett of Jazz Academy, France and Mohomed Dirissi of Hong Kong Performing Academy. All are cordially invited. Entrance free.
(Further details about the event can be obtained by calling the Indian Cultural Centre on 2684698 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org