On the 2nd of November, 2017 SPIC MACAY-LSR Chapter organized a Bharatnatyam dance recital by Smt. Rama Vaidyanathan, as a part of the Virasat series. Ms. Vaidyanathan is a renowned Bharatnatyam dancer and has enjoyed a glorious career spanning over 25 years.
The event began with a candle lighting ceremony by the Principal of LSR, Dr. Suman Sharma, the President of LSR Alumni- Ms. Veenita Sethi, the SPIC MACAY Chairperson (Delhi and NCR) - Smt. Usha Ravichandran and the performer of the day- Smt. Rama Vaidyanathan.
For this performance Ms. Vaidyanathan was joined by Himanshu Srivastav for the Natuvangam; Satish Venkateshwara for the Vocals; Sumodh Sreedharan for the Mridangam and Rajat Prasanna, for the flute.
Ms. Vaidyanathan mesmerised the audience with her elegance and grace. She danced on a variety of musical pieces including Meera Bai’s Padavali in Braj Bhasha and a popular Gujarati Bhajan written by the poet, Narsinh Mehta. The event came to a close with a standing ovation by the audience. This was followed by a felicitation to the artist, musicians and the chief guests by Dr. Sharma who expressed her deep appreciation for the performance.
This was indeed a memorable occasion for all the connoisseurs of classical dance at LSR.