TITLE: Surati: Classical and Folk Indian Dance from New Jersey
SPEAKER: Surati Dance Group
EVENT DATE: 2008/11/19
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 88 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Surati performs Indian classial and folk dance from New Jersey, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
Speaker Biography: The Surati Dance Group, founded and directed by Rimli Roy, presents the Bharatanatyam, Oddisi and Manipuri styles of Indian dance in beautifully choreographed stage performances, where "old" and "new" intertwine in a way that give their audiences not only rich experience, but also inspiration and education about the wealth and vitality of the Indian classical dance both in India and in the multicultural context of the United States.