Source: narthaki.com; Author: Dr. Sunita Yedavally

On September 23, ‘Yugma – the dance confluence’ was held by Maitrii in Detroit. Maitrii is an organization formed by artistes who reside in the Detroit area.  ‘Yugma’ consisted of two couples performing two different styles of classical dance, Kathak and Kuchipudi. Padmavani and Jaikishore Mosalikanti based in Chennai, performed in the Kuchipudi style. Durga Tharangam performed by them portrayed all three aspects of the style of nritta, nritya and natya. Vaishali and Hemant Panwar based in Toronto, Canada with their own dance academy performed in the Kathak style. The Tarana depicted lightning speed footwork performed with incredible grace.

Read more here for Dr. Sunita Yedavally’ review on the event.