Layom Institute of Kathak Celebrates ‘Avartan’

layom insitiute 1The Layom Institute of Kathak in collaboration with Layom Institute of Arts and Media recently celebrated its sixth anniversary. A conglomerate of 100 students performed different traditional as well as experimental choreographies in the presence of MLA Medha Kulkarni at Karnatak High School Auditorium, Pune.

The talented and exuberant students performed the traditional dance forms including taal tentaal, makhan chori, bhajan and Hori which were highly appreciated by all. The highlights of the event were the Shiv Vandana and Lakxmi stuti and Tarana Jugalbandi by Bharatnatayam and Kathak teachers Mrs. Rama Kuknur Kanitkar and Vedanti Bhagwat – Mahadik.

I have recently observed the trend of kids in reality show I strongly suggest that parents should instead opt for such classical art forms as they teach a lot of values.

LAYOM INSTITUTEKulkarni expressed her opinion on the need for students at Layom Institute to indulge and be enriched by classical dance forms. She opined, “I have recently observed the trend of kids in reality show I strongly suggest that parents should instead opt for such classical art forms as they teach a lot of values.”

An amalgamation of students of all classes including Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Sugan sangeet, Shastriya sangeet, Tabla and Harmonium performed together with their respective teachers to create a classical extravaganza.

The students also depicted contemporary and experimental choreographies like Trimurasur vadh, Madhrashtaka, Gokul ka Gopal and a few recorded performances which received tremendous response. An amalgamation of students of all classes including Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Sugan sangeet, Shastriya sangeet, Tabla and Harmonium performed together with their respective teachers to create a classical extravaganza.

It was a visual spectacle and the efforts of the students and teachers of Layom Institute shone through the entire event. It was like a much needed breathe of ethnic entertainment.

A conglomerate of 100 students performed different traditional as well as experimental choreographies in the presence of MLA Medha Kulkarni at Karnatak High School Auditorium, Pune.

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