17th March 2016

A Journey of Inspiration – Nehru Centre, London

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An absorbing evening of dance and spoken word, inspired by a selection of Sampad publications.

The event features stories and poems written by writers from across the globe who were invited by Sampad to respond to a variety of subjects and themes. The topics included India’s great leader Mahatma Gandhi, renowned Bengali polymath Rabindranath Tagore, a real or imagined journey and an inspirational visit to a museum.

Introduction by Sampad Chair, Ranjit Sondhi CBE

Performers include:

  • Dancers from Anusha Subramanyam’s group, BEEJA. Anusha is one of the most exciting exponents of Bharatanatyam working within and outside the tradition.
  • Birmingham-based Atreyee Bhattacharyya, who will showcase classical and contemporary Indian dance styles along with her dance group
  • Spoken word artists, Dharmesh Rajput, Myah Jeffers and Josh Ray