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Sangeet Sammelan 2011- The Wedding of Andal
February 27, 2011 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
A classical dance performance by The Jathiswara School of Dance and Music.
Featuring Mathura Alladi, along with Jenie Chandirasegar and the Students of the Jathiswara School of Dance and Music.
Andal was a ninth century woman poet from south India. Her songs in the Tamil language are recited, set to music, choreographed and danced, and performed in domestic and temple rituals by Hindus in many parts of the world. A Dream Come True: The Wedding of Andal tells the story of how the poet seeks the grace and the embrace of Vishnu, the supreme being with whom she longs to be united.
ADMISSION: Free (Donations welcome!)
Please make out checks to University of Florida Foundation, attn. CHiTra Music Fund
For further information, contact:
Uma Balachander 352-331-5408; Neeta Pohani 352-337-2828
Uma Sethuram 352-271-4214; Deepa Ranka 352-333-7652