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SHAKTI – the female principle of divine energy

United States > New York > Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 > 2017-12-10 > 06:30 pm

About The Event

A program to raise awareness on violence against women, through dance Come observe World Human Rights Day with us on Sunday, December 10, 2017, 6:30PM at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 Dance: Guru Dipanwita Roy, Aparupa Chatterjee, Irina Akulenko, Mouli Pal, Rachel Barker, Kaustavi Sarkar, and disciples Tickets: General Admission $25 (advance) / $30 (at the door) Benefitting Project Shakti for the underprivileged students of Shibaranjani (Kolkata, India)

About The Organization


Shibaranjani is an Indian classical dance organization founded in 1984 by Guru Dipanwita Roy, an eminent Odissi exponent and a disciple of the great Guru Padmavibhushan Kelucharan Mohapatra. Based in India & USA, Shibaranjani promotes the diverse cultural heritage of India through various events, including performances, lecture-demonstrations and workshops.

Under Project SHAKTI, which in Sankrit means “strength,” Shibaranjani also encourages talented disabled and underprivileged students by supporting their dance education, nutrition, healthcare and general well-being, and providing them prestigious platforms to showcase their talents.

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