NATS in association with SSVT proudly presented this program. The unique dance performance includes Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, semi-classical devotional songs, Folk dances (Telugu songs and Bhangra), Kollatam(Kannada) and Dance Ballets.
North America Telugu Society (NATS) is a non-profit national organization for Telugus living in North America. NATS primary objective is to address the needs and concerns that affect the everyday lives of Telugu people living in North America.
Location : Sri Siva Vishnu Temple(SSVT), 6905 Cipriano Road, Lanham, MD.
Shree Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind (SRMAB) is the humble creation of a group of visionaries. SRMAB was founded in 1969 with the motto "Service to Humanity is service to God" by Sri. T V Srinivasan, Late Sri. Thirumurthy and friends while seeking spiritual enlightenment, were inspired by the simplicity and thoughtfulness of the great guru Sri Ramana Maharishi, and motivated to take social action.
SRMAB's Vision: "All people with disability will have the opportunity to fulfill their potential and live life with self-respect and dignity."
Over the past 4 plus decades, SRMAB services have reached over 16000 persons through the School (IBR) and Thirumurthy Rural Development Centre (IBR). This is supplemented with several community based rehabilitation (CBR) programs in semi-urban and rural areas in Karnataka. Covering 7 districts, and working in about 1800 villages.
SRMAB reaches many more thousands by training teachers and CBR professional from across the country & overseas in its HRD initiatives.
Bharatanatyam is a classical dance form originating from Tamil Nadu , a state in Southern India. This popular Tamil dance form called Bharatanatyam is a 20th century reconstruction of Cathir, the art of temple dancers.
Dance and music as part of extra curricular activity was introduced in the year 1973. In the year 1982 they started teaching dances in classical style by touch and feel method for the first time to the composition of Bhagawan Ramana to the students of the Academy.
From the year 1983 to date our students have toured and performed in about 2000 shows in India and have toured UK, US & Italy.
>City(s) = Lanham; State(s) = MD; Country = USA.
>Title = Cultural Program by Visually Impaired Students(SRMAB - NATS), Lanham, MD, US - Video.
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