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The Nibhaya Samaroh
July 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
Description – The Nirbhaya Samaroh, an annual dance and music festival held by the Honour for Women National Campaign to raise awareness on women’s rights. Founded by the eminent social activist and Rashtrapati Purashkar awardee, Ms Manasi Pradhan, the Nirbhaya Samaroh celebrates the spirit of womanhood by felicitating women achievers across diverse fields and presents unique Indian classical dance choreographies by eminent performing artists. The festival aims at bringing to the forefront stories of brave women and applauds them for their courage and relentless striving to fight against all odds.
The 2017 honour list includes social-activist Kamla Bhasin; actor-activist Shabana Azmi (Padma Shri); classical dancer and dance-activist Geeta Chandran (Padma Shri); renowned banker Chanda Kochhar (Padma Bhushan); education-activist Dr. Meenakshi Gopinath (Padma Shri) ; star sportswomen Deepa Malik (Padma Shri).
Along with, Nirbhaya Samaroh will feature 4 innovative classical dance choreographies, including by the eminent Odissi dancer and choreographer Arushi Mudgal, Kathak exponent Swati Wangnoo Tiwari, Odissi exponent Lipsa Dash, and Kuchipudi danseuse Ranjini Nair.
Date – July 25th
Time – 6:00 pm
Venue – India International Centre
Entry – Free