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Uppsala Seminar on Indian Classical Dance and its Modern Image

September 18, 2013 - 17:15-18:45

Indology at Uppsala University and Forum for South Asian Studies has invited Kristina Luna of Vilnius University who will be doing a presentation entitled ”Indian Classical Dance and its Modern Image in Theory and Practice”. The presentation will be held on Wednesday 18 September 2013

The presentation will focus on the renaissance of Indian classical dance and its recreation as a “national” tradition in the 20th century. It will include practical performance after the presentation. Kristina Luna Dolinina first came to India for a course in Hindi in 1997. She did her MA in Hindi at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) in 2003. She has studied Kathak dance under Guru Shovana Narayan and Teerath Ajmani, and Odisi dance under Sharon Lowen. She joined the Sri Ram Bharatiya kala Kendra under Priamvada Pattnayak (Odisi), where she completed a three year certificate course. Kristina Luna teaches Hindi language and literature at Vilnius University, Lithuania.

Venue: Engelska parken, hall 2-0022 at Uppsala University


Uppsala Seminar on Indian Classical Dance and its Modern Image


September 18, 2013