As we start another year we wish you all joy, prosperity and peace. This brochure presents the programme celebrating ‘Colours and Rising’.
The highlights of the season will be Holi – The Colours of Holi, the festival of colour, Easter, the festival of revival and hope, the birthdays of Guru Gobind Singh and Guru Nanak, saints of revival and rising.
Beginning with the colourful exhibition on Holi by the excellent photographer Matthew Page, we are delighted to have international artist Helen Baker’s talk and exhibition on the Colour of Sound.
We are pleased to welcome the reputed Raj Academy to present Sacred Strings, the ancient musical heritage of Punjab which will mark the celebration of Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday.
Mahashivratri is an event celebrated world wide when artists offer their arts as salutation to the Lord of dance – Lord Shiva. Following on from the success of Kala Jagran last year we are delighted to present Kala Jagran 2014 featuring dancers, musicians from all over the UK.
In collaboration with Kala Sangam, the Manchester based Nrithya Kala Company presents the story of the greatest of teachers Aadi Shankara whose concept of Advaitham or oneness with the Supreme is still being practised.
To commemorate the birthday of the founder of the Sikh faith, Guru Nanak, we present the Ajay Devgan film ‘Legend of Bhagat Singh’ a brave Sikh freedom fighter.
It would be wonderful to see the aspiring artists of our Academy at the Summer Kala Utsav while the poetry readings and launch of a Harappa: The lure of Soma, the book by Dr Shankar Kashyap is another one to look forward to.
We thank everyone for their continuous support. If you would like to receive our seasonal brochures in e-format please send your details to our team. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our events.
Kala Sangam Team