Airports Authority of India organizes cultural festival

Updated:10 months, 2 weeks ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India, in collaboration with Spic Macay, has organized a two-day long Indian Classical dance and music festival in New Delhi. The event at Nehru Park aims to preserve and promote the cultural identity of India. On the first evening, the audiences were mesmerized by enthralling performances by noted ‘Kuchipudi’ dancers and Padma Bhushan winners Raja and Radha Reddy. They were later joined on stage by Yamini and Bhavna Reddy who with their performances showcased various tales from Hindu Mythology. This was soon followed by ‘Kathak’ performances by dance group of ‘Padma Vibhushan’ Pandit Birju Maharaj. The group of dancers from all ages mesmerized the audiences by presenting tales from Lord Krishna’s days in Vrindhavan. Pandit Birju Maharaj spoke to the audience regarding the different kinds of Rhythms and soon gave a performance himself. On the second day of the event, noted classical musicians including Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and vocal artist Pt Rajan and Sajan Mishra will enthrall the audiences. The Airports Authority of India’s contribution to promoting Indian dance and music is noteworthy.

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