Bharatanatyam Performance Day

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Getting ready... it took 2 hours!

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The Dancers ready to perform...

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Why is Bradley painted blue?

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Shree Krishna - "The Father of the Universe"


Shree Krishna is one of the most popular gods in Hindu mythology.

His blue colour symbolizes his majestic powers, similar to the sky,

which is vast and infinite.


He wears a peacock feather as his crown - a symbol of his happy

acceptance of responsibility.


The flute is his all time companion and his music enchants and

mesmerizes everyone in the Hindu world.


In stories, Krishna appears in various forms - as a child he is mischievous,

as an adult he is a protector.


Stills from the performance ( we did five!):

The dance celebrates Krishna (danced by Bradley in blue). Krishna arrives with his flute and friend. While they amuse themselves by making patterns with flowers, the dancers tell a simple story:

Even when the person they love leaves them for someone else, they are comforted by the strains of Krishna's flute and the knowledge that he is always with them.

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