Source: The Hindu; Author: Rupa Srikanth; Photo Courtesy: R. Shivaji Rao

For Michiko Kanazawa, a disciple of Daya Tomiko from Kyoto, Japan, who spent this past year in Chennai on an ICCR scholarship perfecting her Bharatanatyam technique under Shantha and V. P. Dhananjayan, her recent performance for Naada Inbam, was a graduation event of sorts. It also marked 60 years of Japan-India Diplomatic Relations and was attended by the Consul General of Japan in Chennai, dignitaries from the Japanese consulate as well as eminent personalities from the field of Bharatanatyam.

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Professional touch: Michiko Kanazawa. Photo: R. Shivaji Rao