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The festival period is to begin next week with the Navaratras, but the festivities will kick in on Saturday itself at Chandigarh. The two-day “Kartik- Music and Dance Utsav” is to be held at Tagore Theatre. This “utsav” will include a classical vocal recital, “Dastoor-e-Mausiqi” by Pandit Yashpaul and his disciple Kashish Mittal, while acclaimed Bharatanatyam  dancer Padma Shri Geeta Chandran, will present a dance performance, “Gandhi: Warp and Weft,” on Sunday. The choreography incorporates not just classical Bharatanatyam moves but also improvised contemporary moves of the dance form. The “utsav” is being organized by Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi. It would start at 6pm on Saturday as well as Sunday.

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