Update from SiliconAndhra - *Please note the dates 23rd-25th December 2012
At the outset, on behalf of everyone at SiliconAndhra, I would like invite you to the historic 3rd International Kuchipudi Dance Convention from December 23rd to 25th, 2012 in Hyderabad in association with Government of Andhra Pradesh. of Kuchipudi! The magnificent Gachibowli Sports Complex will be the Convention venue and the Grand Finale will be held in the presence of 40,000 people at GMC Balayogi Stadium in Gachibowli. At this Grand Finale, Five thousand dancers are expected to perform the Maha Brinda Natyam and thus create a NEW world record by beating the old record created in 2010 Convention.
This International Kuchipudi Convention is planned in India to bring together five generations of dancers from living legends to current students who are learning this art form to promote and further perpetuate this centuries old dance form.
Several national and state level organizations are evincing keen interest to support and participate in this convention. There is a tremendous positive response from the dancers' community from all over the world. More than 5000 delegates are expected to attend from all over India and many countries around the world. The focus is on inspiring the next generation youth about this centuries old dance form. Several thousand young dancers under the age of 25 years have shown keen interest to participate and are expected to attend the convention. There will be lecture demonstrations, workshops, research paper presentations and performances