When You Grow Up: Indian Classical Dance Presentation by London Labs


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  • Published On: 2018-11-14 20:00:00
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The team from London Raga labs presents Children’s Day Special!

From sweet cherubic baby ………….into a woman of substance

Leaps of imagination, the excitement of possibilities, weaving dreams for the future……all this encapsulated into this dance piece that blends Indian classical dances Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi, and is performed to IndianRaga’s music production “Laali Laali”, Telugu lullaby originally composed by Illayaraja for the movie Swathi Muthyam.

The dancers depict a baby girl surrounded by tender love and celebration. What does her future hold? Will she grow up into a graceful, nimble-footed dancer, or an erudite brilliant academic, maybe a stylish model or a beautiful actress, a nurturing, loving mother or perhaps an agile, proficient sportswoman?? It’s her choice to make……..

Performed by
Rithika Ravishankar (Kuchipudi)
Shreya Suresh (Bharatanatyam)
Ashwini Deshpande (Bharatanatyam)
Kohinoor Darda (Kuchipudi)
Chiinthu Sarvan (Bharatanatyam)

Creative Lead: IndianRaga Fellow Sophia Salingaros.

Watch the music video at https://youtu.be/hn9JKbeXKTM

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Raga Labs are city-based collaborations that bring together the best musicians and dancers to collaborate on high quality music videos viewed by millions of people globally. The genres we work with are rooted in Indian classical performing arts and include Carnatic music (South Indian classical music), Hindustani music (North Indian classical music), semi-classical music, contemporary and fusion music, Indian classical dances including Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Mohiniattam, Kathak, and also ballet, tap, contemporary dance. Our productions also include a wide range of instruments including mridangam, tabla, sitar, violin, flute/bansuri, veena, ghatam, and new-age categories like music arrangement and production with EDM, Trap, Pop amongst others. Our most popular innovations include classical cover songs, a cappella, mashups and remixes of the latest viral pop hits in both western and Indian music. Anyone can apply to join our collaborations, and you can visit indianraga.com/labs for more details and application process.


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