An Evening of Bharatanatyam with a special segment on Tagore by Arno Kamolika

Posted September 15, 2017 by mandalarts
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Everyone is cordially invited to this free event.
Mergarate Lowe Benston Lecture Series for Social Justice presents:
A Performance of Bharatanatyam 
by Arno Kamolika 
with a special segment on Rabindranath Tagore
Date: September 15, 2017
Day: Friday
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm (with an intermission)
Door opens at 6:30 pm. 
Admission: FREE
Venue: SFU Harbour Center,
Address: 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Room: Theater HC 1900 (Nearest Skytrain: Waterfront) 
This event is organised by the Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University, and is supported by Vancouver Tagore Society

2017/ 2018 SEASON

Posted August 31, 2017 by mandalarts
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The JAI GOVINDA DANCE ACADEMY  bharata natyam group classes will resume again on SATURDAY September 23/ 2017 in the spacious studios of the Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie street corner of Granville street downtown Vancouver. Registration at the reception desk. The 2017/2018 season is divided in 2 sessions of 18 classes, $252 (GST included) each session. A yearly membership fee of $20. is also payable upon registration. Check should be made to MANDALA ARTS and CULTURE. Receipt available upon request.
10 a.m.: BEG.1/ Raneeta Gopal
               BEG. 2/ Rena Boggaram
11 a.m.: Intermediate/ Jai Govinda
12 a.m.: Advance/ Jai Govinda.
For those who take weekly private classes with Jai Govinda, kindly confirm your schedule of classes with him.
Best wishes for a wonderful new season of dance.

Mandala Arts and Culture Presents Bharata natyam recital by students

Posted May 23, 2017 by mandalarts
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Nrityanjali - 1

Nrityanjali - 2

AISHWARYA ROSHAN performs for the “Thamil cultural society of BC”

Posted May 12, 2017 by mandalarts
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Aishwayra Roshan

Thamil New Year 2017-1

Thamil New Year 2017-2



Annual General Meeting-25-Feb-2017

Posted February 6, 2017 by mandalarts
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Dear Members, dancers and students.
MANDALA ARTS and CULTURE. will be having its “Annual General Meeting” on Saturday February 25-2017 at NOON in the studios of the Scotiabank Dance Centre; 677 Davie street, Vancouver.
The AGM will be followed by a dance presentation by some of the Academy students, including a performance by Academy graduate Malavika Santhosh in celebration of MahaShivaratri.
 We will also present our plans for the ACADEMY PERFORMANCE scheduled for Sunday June 25 at the Surrey Arts Centre. All are welcomed. Only members can vote. Refreshment will be served.
Looking forward to see you there.
Warm regards.
Jai Govinda
artistic managing director
Mandala Arts and Culture.

Lecture Demo – Jai Govinda and Students

Posted February 4, 2017 by mandalarts
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VANCOUVER, Canada/ March 16 – 2017
A bharata natyam lecture demo with Jai Govinda and dancers Aishwarya Roshan and Grihalakshmi Soundarapandian, presented by Dr. Thomas Hunter for the Asian Studies dept. of UBC.
Asian Centre Auditorium. 3.30 p.m.


HH11 Dance Festival

Posted February 4, 2017 by mandalarts
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