Smriti Nandan What We Do
Smriti Nandan What We Do
Smriti Nandan
Mr. Girish Karnad & Mr. Nandan Nilekani with the Ubhayakers

Smriti Nandan

Smriti Nandan
A Children's weekend workshop in progress

Every month Smriti-Nandan conducts a diverse range of cultural programs that caters to the interests of different members. Our cultural programs focus mainly on, though are not restricted to, the following areas:

  • Philosophy / Spirituality
  • Theater / Folk Theater
  • Poetry Reading / Literary Event
  • Design
  • Film / Film Appreciation
  • Music / Music Appreciation
  • Craft
  • Art / Art Appreciation
  • Dance / Dance Appreciation

Cultural programs we have conducted in the past, include the following:

  • Dhrupad Workshop by the Gundecha Brothers
  • Rudra Veena by Baha'ud-din Dagar
  • Q &A with Raghava KK and Vidya Veerkar
  • A recital of the Gurubani by Shriman Chiranjiv Singh, IAS
  • An Evening with Poets
  • Zac O' Heay from Sweden
  • Sitar recital by Ustad Usman Khan
  • Shakespeare Festival : Women in Shakespeare presented by Malini & Ted White and by Deepti Sudhindra & Ruchika, Shakespeare's Tragedies by Prof. Ramaswamy, Prof. G.K. Govind Rao, Prof. Saumitra Chakravarty; Madrigals & more by Dr. Wendy Dickson & Choir; Romeo & Juliet by Summer Workshop Strudents & A Midsummer Nights Dream by students from Frank Anthony School
  • Satsang Evening By Shri "M"; Kalamkari Craft evening by Anitha Reddy of "Dwarka"; Tal- Tarang by 24 young students of Tabla Guru Prabhakar Bettrebet
  • Hindustani Classical Music by Padma Bhushan Pandit Dinkar Kaikini
  • "Search for Krishna" Bharat Natyan Dance by Susheela Mehta
  • Karnatak Tarangini Veena recital by Vidhushi Dr. Suma Sudhindra & Party
  • Presentation by Shri Balan Nambiar of Mother Goddess in ritual performances in Kerala Region illustrated by slides
  • Presentation of the history of Kinhal Craft with demonstration and exhibition of samples from the revival project
  • Universality of Rabindranath Tagore through Poetry, Song & Dance
  • Jaya Deva's Geet Govind presented by Vidushi Dr. T.S. Satyavati
  • Bhakti in Baul tradition in Bengal
  • An Exhibition-Cum-Sale of exquisitely hand-crafted Art objects in the Original Tiffany stained Glass, mosaic & Decoupage styles by Mrs. Chitra Viswanathan
  • Kanyadhan – A powerful family drama by Vijay Tendulkar and Bhakti-Nrittya-Tarang (a Kathak performance) by Hari & Chethana.
  • Sitar Recital by T. Radhakrishna, disciple of Pandit Ravishankar
  • Morning Ragas Vocal Recital by Pandit Parameshwar Hegde
  • Vocal Recital by Tulika Gosh
  • Literary Evening with Shashi Deshpande

Smriti Nandan What We Do