YAA DEVI - By Devika Rao

Devika Dance Theatre Presents

"YAA DEVI" - A Dance Performance

Saturday, 10 January 6:00pm at Bahai Lotus Temple

We cordially invites you for the "YAA DEVI" India Tour 2015 - a Women Empowerment Movement Through Dance by Devika Dance Theatre (UK Based Academy)

YAA DEVI - India Tour 2015

Women Empowerment Movement Through Dance by Devika Dance Theatre (UK Based Academy)
Directed by Devika Rao
Hair and Makeup by vidya Tikari

YAA DEVI ,is a movement to support and encourage women empowerment trough dance. It is a confluence of culture, time tradition & creativity.

YAA DEVI, is a fascinating dance spectacle that invokes the beauty, compassion and power of the most celebrated female icons around the world in history, folklore and mythology, to an ensemble vocal of the YAA DEVI chants".

This performance brings together team of international dancers hailing from 4 countries: UK, Brazil, Sweden and India with the vibrancy of 6 dance styles, Kathak, Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi Yakshagana & Mayurbhanj chhau .

This recites stories from 4 countries, Yemanja - The sea goddess from Brazil, Kumari - The living goddess from Nepal, Diana - The Roman Forest goddess of Moon and Durga - The warrior goddess from India, and once in a lifetime experience. The production will display a breath-taking finale with the coming together of the three goddesses unleashing their ecstasy and ferocity whilst slaying demons through their mystical and physical prowess.

After the success of the last shows in Delhi, the grand finale of YAA DEVI- 2015 Tour of India, promoting Women Empowerment, will take place at the prestigious and beautiful venue of Bhahai Lotus temple on 10TH January 2015. For more info, Please Contact Charu Das on +91 9810093645

About the performance
A very special dance performance of 5 styles kathak, Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Kuchipudi, Yakshagana performed by International Artists from UK, Brazil, Sweden and India and stories from 4 countries 1. Yemanja: The sea goddness from Brazil,
2. Kumari: The Living goddess from Nepal,
3. Diana: The Roman goddess of Moon
4. Durga: The warrior goddress from India

YAA DEVI is a fascinating dance theatre spectacle that invokes the beauty, compassion and power of the most celebrated femaile icons around the worlds in history, folklore and mythology, to an ensemble vocal of the YAA DEVI Chants.

Artistic Lead and Director: Devika Rao
Artist Team: Manuela Benini, Devika Rao, Ulrika Anoukha Larsen, Edith Humble, Kuleshwar Kumar Thakur, Nikhil Lal, Sunny Sisodia
Photography: Simon Richardson
Music: Praveen D Rao
Cinematography: Paul Bates