Date: Saturday November 5th
Venue: Nashua High School North, 8 Titan Way, Nashua NH 03063
4pm - 7pm: Cultural program
7pm - 8pm: Social hour
8pm - 11pm: Garba/Dandiya
Registrations for performances are closed now. Thanks to all who registered.
Entrance rates for audiences to the Cultural program:
Members - $10/Individual or $25/family of upto 4 members
Non-members - $15/Individual or $45/family of upto 4 members
Garba/Dandiya(after 7pm): $10/person for everyone
Food available for purchase
We look forward to your participation at Diwali 2016
Mrs.Patel is the founder of Academy of Classical Dance of Nashua, NH. She is passionate about dancing and enjoys passing on the art to those striving for it.
An ingenious exponent of Kathak a North Indian classical dance with early childhood training in Bharatnatyam classical dance and singing bhajans and kirtans, Himanshi has served as a choreographer for classical, semi-classical, and folk performances for Youth of BAPS International NGO.
With over 15 years of corporate management, Himanshi holds Masters in Management & Innovation from Boston University and Bachelors in Computer Science from University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Trained in Kathak under Pt. Chitresh Das and legacy, Himanshi has been continuing her journey with various artists. Prior to coming to the U.S., Himanshi was selected to perform semi-classical and folk dances at 30 days mega cultural programs of Gandhinagar Akshardham opening. Himanshi has been performing and teaching old school traditional Kathak dance for 4 years inspiring spiritual aspects of music and dance. In addition, she also continues to serve as a volunteer at BAPS Swaminarayan organization
IANH IS PROUD TO SHOWCASE LOCAL ARTIST AND ONE OF OUR GUEST PERFORMERS SREEJA PUTHUMANA AT DIWALI 2016.
Sreeja Puthumana is a passionate Indian classical dancer trying to spread the beauty of various Indian classical dance to diverse audiences in USA.
She was on the judging panel on some of the well-known talent shows in the New England region.
Sreeja works with various NGOs to spread her passion of dancing. She was appreciated by Padmasree Sreevalsan Menon for her choreography of one of his composition.
She performed for Asian lunar festival and Asian moon festival. She has learned various classical dances growing up in India - Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattan, Kuchipudi, Kadhakali, Keralanatanam and other folk and traditional styles. Today she will be presenting Mohiniyattam on a fusion song.