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Renowned dance scholars and performers to participate in WDA’s Ocean Dance Festival

The Ocean Dance Festival being organized at Cox’s Bazaar, a breathtakingly beautiful beach city, in Southern Bangladesh, by Nrityajog, a conglomeration of forty organizations under the umbrella of the World Dance Alliance – Bangladesh, from November 22 to 25, 2019, is envisioned as a showcasing of mainly Bangladeshi dance interspersed by performances from South Asia and the Asia Pacific. The Ministries of Cultural Affairs and Tourism, of Bangladesh, are the co-organizers.

The Ocean Dance Festival includes Key-note speeches, academic seminars, workshops, performance and lecture demonstrations, on a ‘theme topic’ by participants from all over the Asia Pacific concluding with the AGM. This year the theme is ‘Bridging the Gap’, between generation tradition and innovation through the lens of social, cultural and economical position within the society and its cultural sphere.

The Key-note speeches will be delivered by Bangladeshi-British dancer, Akram Khan; Indian dancer Leela Samson, Dr Urmimala Sarkar, President; WDA-Asia Pacific and Bangladeshi dancer, Lubna Marium, VP, WDA-Asia Pacific.

Leela Samson, Akram Khan & Dr Urmimala Sarkar | PC: The Hindu, wikipwdia

Other presenters and performers include Priyanka Basu, Bipasha Guptaroy, Lamia Mela, Akhila Vimal C, Ammamuthu Ponnambalam Rajaram, Aastha Dutta, Ida Pape Pedersen, Eeva Anttila, Martha Pastorek Grison, Meghna Bhardwaj, Arshiya Sethi, Alison Liu, Utpal Banerjee, Sharmistha Saha, Debanjali Biswas, Huang Yu Ting, Chih Chieh Fang, Luisa Roubaud, Lisa Fusillo, Aastha Gandhi, Sheena Velayudhan, Kristina Luna Dolinina, Gourab Ghosh & Rityusha Mani Tiwary.

Download>  Conference Schedule  Performance Schedule

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