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A cutting-edge organisation working to enhance the practice, understanding and appreciation of South Asian dance in the UK.
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Akademi Jul 20
Here with the dance generation of tomorrow at NAVADAL 2019. The 13-18 groups have finished their amazing performances, there's so much talent in the room
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Akademi Jul 19
Rising Stars will be the spectacular culmination of Navadal South Asian Youth Dance Competition , 's . Presented with and CAT Yuva Gati ( and ), supported by
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Akademi Jul 19
Meet Rising Stars curator ! A dancer training with in Birmingham, Vidya was the 2015 South Asian dance winner and has since worked with , Akademi & as Associate Artist. Book:
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Akademi Jul 19
Replying to @Article19
Yes and we're winning.🤩
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Akademi Jul 19
Have you bought your ticket for Rising Stars? Be quick if you want to join us at 's at this Saturday, as we're likely to sell out! ). Supported by . Tickets:
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Akademi Jul 19
| 1999. ImprovisAsian, a series of professional dance workshops with renowned choreographers, features; Rosemary Lee, Jamie Watton (pictured), Richard Alston, Janet Smith, Shobana Jeyasingh and Peter Badejo.
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Akademi Jul 17
Replying to @Akademi
The story goes: In the court of King Agnimitra, Guru Ganadasa and Guru Haradatta arrange a competition between their disciples to decide who is the superior teacher. All the performers are extraordinary, but it is Malavika, a student of Ganadasa, who steals the heart of the King.
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Akademi Jul 17
: In Malavikagnimitram, the first play by Kalidasa the Sanskrit dramatist/poet celebrated as the ‘Shakespeare of India’, one of the earliest mentions of the Guru-Shishya (teacher-disciple) tradition in dance can be found. Compiled by guest artist .
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Akademi Jul 17
Rising Stars at features an exciting line-up of young artists curated by , along with the winners of Navadal South Asian Youth Dance Competition. On 20 July, part of 's .
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Akademi Jul 17
Replying to @southbankcentre
! This Saturday at , Shyam will perform Udaan (meaning ‘to fly’) which explores the masculinity of through the 14-beat time cycle of ‘Dhamaar’ showcasing Kathak’s technicality, like fast pirhouettes, intricate footwork, and sudden static poses.
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Akademi Jul 17
Meet Rising Star💫 Shyam Dattani! Trained in kathak since age 2 and currently under the guidance of Urja Desai Thakore , Shyam was the South Asian winner of ’s 2017. He hopes to dance professionally post-graduation from Cass Business School.
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Akademi Jul 17
CLASSES AND COURSES: 's Summer School | 20 July - 11 August | 9 Stellar artists, 9 disciplines, three weeks of intensive training and unmissable performances. This summer, treat yourself to an Indian Classical Arts extravaganza!
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Akademi Jul 16
Following a popular application stage, we’re very excited to announce the shortlisted participants performing at this years the National Youth Dance Festival on Sat 20 Jul. :
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Vidya Patel Jul 15
Really happy to have been given the opportunity to curate Akademi’s Navadal Rising Stars taking place this weekend at Southbank Centre! ✨🌟✨ really hope you can be there to support the super talented dancers!
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Akademi Jul 15
A specially curated evening by , ✨Navadal Rising Stars💫 will be the culmination of Navadal the National South Asian Youth Dance Competition,​ at on 20 July. Part of . Find out more:
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Akademi Jul 15
Replying to @JainaModasia
! will perform Chaap Tilak at Navadal Rising Stars, a remake of the poem (ghazal) originally written and composed by Amir Khusro, which describes complete surrender to love: 'You've intoxicated me, by just a glance.' 💃
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Akademi Jul 15
Meet Rising Star ! Jaina is an emerging dancer who has been dancing since age 4. She has completed the syllabus, training with , and was twice category finalist for . Jaina was a Navadal 2017 winner (17-25yrs, solo).
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Akademi Jul 14
WHAT'S ON: presents YAATRA | 16 July | Jaivant Patel presents a captivating evening of Kathak and Contemporary dance rooted in his experience of being a homosexual man of different cultural heritages. Details:
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South Asian Arts-uk Jul 14
/ Don't miss 's National South Asian Youth Dance Competition on 20 Jul, followed by the exhilarating 🌟✨ showcase featuring the winners and new talent curated by . :
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DanceEast Jul 13
Don't miss 's the National South Asian Youth Dance Competition, on 20 Jul, followed by the exhilarating showcase featuring the winners and new talent curated by . :
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