Margaret Lowe Benston Lecture Series for Social Justice: A performance of Bharata Natyam with a special segment on Nobel-laureate Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore
Free public event.
Friday, September 15
SFU Harbour Centre, Theatre HC 1900
515 W. Hastings Street
Supported by Vancouver Tagore Society
Arno Kamolika began her early training in Indian classical dance (Bharata Natyam and Manipuri) from Chhayanaut, the premier cultural organization in Bangladesh, at the age of six. She completed her diploma in Dance in 2002, at the top of the graduating class. After moving to Vancouver in 2009, Arno, a graduate in Architecture, has continued her advanced training in Bharata Natyam under Jai Govinda, the artistic director of Mandala Arts and Culture in Vancouver. Arno’s rich repertoires of performances have taken her across the globe at various festivals in USA, Germany, India and Bangladesh. She has received the “Distinguished Dancer Award 2012” from Writers International Network, Vancouver for her contribution to the community as a dancer.