“Dharshan – Spirituality in Bharatha Natyam” lecture-demonstration by Dr. Subashini Pathmanathan

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The Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), High Commission of India, Colombo, will be organizing a lecture-demonstration titled “Dharshan – Spirituality in Bharatha Natyam” by Dr. Subashini Pathmanathan, eminent scholar and danseuse from Sri Lanka, on  October 11, 2019 at 6.00 p.m. at the SVCC auditorium, 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7.

Dr. Subashini Pathmanathan started her Bharatha Natyam journey at the age of two and half. Trained under the great maestro the late Padmashree Vazhuvoor Ramiahpillai at Vazhuvoorar classical Bharata Natya Centre, Chennai. Dr. Subashini is conferred with the honourary title of ‘Natya Kala Shikamani’. Being a performing artist, she has performed in numerous dance festivals in Sri Lanka and around the globe.

She is a well-known columnist in Sri Lanka on dance and related topics and has won the Esmond Wickermasinghe award for journalism in 1991.

In 2008, she was conferred with the title ‘Kavin Kalayeyal Neeringaar from Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirapalli. She has been teaching at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo, since its inception in 1998.

Dr. Subashini also completed her Master of Philosophy degree in aesthetics from the Punjab University, India, and got doctorate in ancient Hindu temple sculptures and decorative sculptures of the Pollanaruwa period in relation to classical Bharatha Natyam from University of Colombo.

All are invited to attend

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