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The 5th St. Louis International Indian Dance Festival - 2013

St. Louis, Mo. April 19th - 21st
Clayton High School Auditorium

“Dazzling costumes, impeccable footwork, creative movements, eternal story lines….”said the spell bound audience in April 2012.

We say “Here we come again” in 2013, bright & promising as ever with 22 dance performances, in 9 ethnic dance styles over three spectacular days, nights of April 2013.

We welcome you all 5th St. Louis Indian Dance Festival.

5th St. Louis Indian Dance Festival brings alive the classical dance forms such as Bharathanatyam, Kathak, Odissi, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Mohini Attam, Sastriya, Yakshagana and Contemporary Bharathanatyam. Dancers arrive from different corners of the world such as India, France, United Kingdom, and many cities of USA. This dance festival is a reflection of freedom of expression given to all its citizens. T provides a great opportunity for the second-generation Indian Americans.

Come and enjoy the beautiful “Mudras” (Hand gestures)

Come and enjoy beautiful “Sthanaka” (Positions)

Come and enjoy the great unification of “Tala” (rhythm) with the feet…

Come and enjoy the Nava Rasas ( sentiments) flowing through the emotive mind status of a dancer…

The only one original representation of true Indian dancing….

It is an ultimate artistic experience of no parallel


The 5th St. Louis International Indian Dance Festival - 2013
Friday Evening - April 19, 2013 - 6:15 PM
6:15 PM Lighting of Lamp & Invocation By Students of
Soorya Performing Arts
St. Louis, MO USA
6:30 PM Solo Kuchipudi Guru Sailaja pullela Detroit, MI USA
7:20 PM Solo Bharathanatyam Shalini Subbarao St. Louis, MO USA
8:00 PM Announcements &
Dinner Break
Dinner Break
8:30 PM Yakshagana &  Bharathanatyam Guru Mangala Anand &
Rajendra Kedlaya
9:20-10:30 PM   Grand Odissi Dance Orissa Dance Academy
Saturday Morning Session - April 20, 2013 - 10:30 AM
10:15 AM Solo Kuchipudi Neha Kidambi
11:05 AM Solo Bharathanatyam Krishnan,
Smriti Bharadwaj
11:55 PM Solo Bharathanatyam Joshua Cherian
12:45-1:30 PM   Solo Bharathanatyam Anisha Gururaj
Saturday Afternoon Session - April 20, 2013 - 4:00 PM
4:15 PM Sattriya dance Madhusmita Bora
5:05 PM Manipuri Krishnakali Dasgupta
6:00 PM Coffee Break Coffee Break
6:15 PM Solo Bharathanatyam Prakruti Hoskere
7:00 PM Solo Kathak Sharmila Sharma
7:45 PM Announcements and
Dinner Break
8:15-9:30 PM   Trunamapi Na Chalati Guru Prasanna Kasthuri
Sunday Morning Session - April 21, 2013 - 10:30 AM
10:15 AM Solo Bharathanatyam Annuja Mathivanan
11:05 AM Solo Bharathanatyam Sowmya Kumaran
11:55 AM Solo Kuchipudi Manasvini Avvari
12:45 PM   Solo Bharathanatyam Ma Bavya
Sunday Afternoon Session - April 21, 2013 - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM Solo Kathak Sunaina Rao
3:45 PM Group Bharathanatyam Kripa Baskaran
4:45 PM Coffee Break Coffee Break
5:00 PM Group Bharathanatyam Sahasra Sambamoorthi
6:00 PM Kathak Duet Guru Prashanth Shah
6:45 PM Break Dinner Break
7:20-8:30 PM   Mohini Attam Group Guru Smitha Rajan