Paramparaa’s Gudi Sambaraalu, a temple dance festival that seeks to revive heritage art and present the beautiful culture of Telangana through mystical chants, music and various rhythm of dance in sacred places in the city, will begin on January 30 at the Pitties Sri Venkateshwara Swamy temple on Shaikpet Road, Near JRC Convention Center. Celebrated film personality Namrata Shirodkar and endowments minister Indrakaran Reddy will inaugurate the event.
Announcing this year’s first Gudi Sambaraalu which will be on till February 14, Founder Srinagi B Rao said the fest is being held in collaboration with Paramparaa and Heritage Trust Bangalore. Renowned artist Shama Bhate will present the curtain raiser program on January 30 titled “Mahabharat Reinterpreted, in Oddissi, Kuchipudi, Mohini Attam, Kathakali, Bharat Natyam, Chhau and Kathak at the Pitties Sri Venkateshwara Temple in city..
The programme will begin at 6:00 pm with Sangeeta Nritya Kaikaryam, Vedic chanting followed by Stage Performance by the artists.
Following the month of January Gudi Sambaraalu will continue its journey in February beginning with celebrated artist Anupama Kaylash Vishwam Narayanam – Vilasini Natyam and Kuchupidi dance performance on Febrary 6 at Warangal Thousand pillar temple.
On February 13, well-known Kuchipudi artist Sandhya Raju will perform Margam, Kuchipudi dance at Ammapalle, Sri Ramachandra Temple, Telangana. The finale of the Gudi Sambaraalu will be held at the Birla Temple in Hyderabad on February 14 with a jugalbandi – Hindustani Vocal Carnatic Flute performance