28 Oct '12, 11pm

Saṃhära: Samhara has toured to sold-out houses across India, the USA and Mexico.

“In brilliant saris festooned with dangling gold, the dancers are set off like jewels in the dramatic lighting. But it’s their precision and control that brings the house down.”—Leigh Witchel, New York Post Two distinct dance forms, both tracing back to ritualistic tradition, meet in a spectacular cross-cultural collaboration marked by a labour of love—one is all about swirls, curved body lines and lyrical melodies; the other is about dynamic leaps and thunderous drum beats. Symbolising the union between the sensuousness of India’s odissi and the masculinity of Sri Lanka’s kandyan dance, Saṃhära has toured to sold-out houses across India, the USA and Mexico. Rave reviews and adulation by world-class performers make this productionthe dance event of the year.

Full article: http://www.esplanade.com/whats_on/programme_info/kalaa12_...

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