"KUCHIPUDI DANCE EVENT SWAYS TO THE RHYTHM OF COMPASSION" - The Indian Telegraph, December 2015

KUCHIPUDI EXTRAVAGANZA

- Sydhwaney. November 30, 2015

 

 

Kuchipudi, a classical dance artform that originates from a village called Kuchipudi in Andhra Pradesh in India is an ever graceful dance form. Watching Kuchipudi presentedby Mayura Academy under tutelage of Guru Venkata Ramana in collaboration with Jeeyar Educational Trust (JET) Australia Foundations was a treat. Especially because we see much less of this form of classical dance style in Sydney as opposed to its other counterpart Bharathanatyam.Jet Australia were raising funds for the visually impaired children Nethravidyalaya holding the Kuchipudi Extravaganza at the Bahai Centre in Silverwater on the 28 November 2015... Read More

MAYURA STUDENTS LIVE UP TO THEIR NAME!

- Indian Link. November 11, 2013

 

 

There are not enough words to describe the beautiful, elegant and enchanting traditional Kuchipudi dance performance by the students of Mayura Academy Sydney on their annual day performance held on October 19, at the Baha’i Centre in Silverwater. Guru Venkata Ramana has been a very dedicated and committed Kuchipudi guru and the performances of the students vouch his greatness, and the hard work and efforts he has made with them. Mayura Academy indeed follows the ancient tradition of Guru-Shishya parampara where the students who attend the classes are trained to preserve, nourish and promote the elegant Kuchipudi dance tradition... Read More

MAYURA ACADEMY ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATIONS

“Inspiring and soulful” - Indian Herald. October 26, 2013

 

 

‘A magnificent show that brought out the soul of India on Sydney soil’ – this could well be described as the summary of the Annual Day celebrations of Mayura Academy at the Sydney Bahai Centre on the 19th of October, 2013. Mayura Academy, a School of Performing Arts, focuses on keeping ancient art forms alive by teaching the practical and theoretical aspects of a classical Indian Dance called ‘Kuchipudi’. This dance form is highly expressive, intense and beautiful. The Academy consists of enthusiastic and devoted people who live their passion for the arts. It has branches in India and in Sydney, and the Sydney Branch is led by Guru Venkata Ramana, who is a specialised Kuchipudi dancer and classical singer... Read More