9th September 2012

MANDALA in Nottingham

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A spectacular FREE arts event as part of the London 2012 Festival.

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Mandala in Nottingham

9 September 2012

Performance at 8.30pm

Old Market Square, Nottingham Council House


MANDALA is a dazzling FREE outdoor performance fusing international and British Asian music and dance with spectacular 3D digital projections.
Nottingham Council House will be magically illuminated with colour and light to tell a story that connects the past with the present.
The buildings will be brought to life with stunning digital projections and visual effects triggered by the live dance, music and audience interaction.
MANDALA (Sanskrit for ‘circle’) will unite exciting British Asian dancers ”‹Aakash Odedra and Devika Rao with
BB”‹OY’S ATTIC and a company of artists, merging the beautiful forms of classical Asian dance with edgy, urban attitude.

With a powerful soundtrack, featuring the music of world-class artists Anoushka Shankar and Zakir Hussain”‹”‹”‹, and a special live appearance by multi award-winning tabla artist, Talvin Singh”‹”‹”‹”‹”‹”‹”‹”‹, MANDALA will be the free outdoor multimedia spectacle not to miss!

MANDALA is a bold, new collaboration between sampad South Asian arts and leading arts & technology company, seeper.

The production is directed by Kully Thiarai, with choreography by Aakash Odedra and artistic direction by Piali Ray.

Mandala in Nottingham also marks the opening weekend for World Event Young Artists as part of its Sunday Fiesta and the final weekend of MelaFest 2012 in Nottingham, presented by New Art Exchange and Nottingham Asian Arts Council.

New Art Exchange and Mela Fest 2012
World Event Young Artists