Presented by Saiko Yamamoto/Nrithya Lakshana Japan, the dance performance entitled “Soma Dana” will be held on Sat June 11 in Kouenji, Tokyo. “Soma” means sacred wine offered to the gods, and “Dana” means offering/donation. This performance is a fundraising event for those whose lives are still affected by Great East Japan Earthquake. Japan marks 5 years since earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters.
You will enjoy all sort of Indian dance performances by Japanese performers, such as a couple of different styles of Indian classical dances, Bollywood dance, Indian folk dance etc… The photo exhibit will be also held at the lobby of the theatre. Please come join us for this joyful and colorful event.
Sat. June 11 | 14:30 – 18:30 | ZA-KOUENJI 2 | 3000 yen(general seating) | For the tickets, please click here.
14:30 Opening remarks
14:35 Odissi by Sunanda Mio
14:55 Bollywood dance by Sandosham
15:10 Tamil folk-dance by Nrithya Anjali dance troupe
15:25 Odissi by Akane Hoshino
15:45 Bollywood dance by Sundaris
16:00 Kathak by Atsuko Maeda/Kadam Japan
16:20 Lecture & demonstration of “Soma” by Takeshi Ito & Malini
16:40 – 17:00 Intermission
17:00 – 18:30 Bharatanatyam by member of Nrithya Lakshana Japan
1. Opening by all members
2. “Siva” by Hiroshi Miyamoto, Noriko Kondo, Mitsue Takei, Ayumi Sakai & Saiko Yamamoto
3. “Krishna” by Saiko Yamamoto, Jyunko Karashima, Hanako Sasaki, Nahoko Inoue and Hiroshi Miyamoto
4. “Devi” by Yukiko Hori, Asako Takeuchi, Naoko Ide and Rui Nakamura
5. Finale by all members
I am performing with the Bharatanatyam dance troupe, Nrithya Lakshana Japan on Sat Sep 26. It is a part of the event of Namaste India 2015, which is the biggest Indian Festival in Japan. You can enjoy the various Indian foods, drinks, performances, etc… for a whole day. Please come, join us with your family and friends. The admission is free.