New Delhi, March 31st, 2022 : Indian Revival Group celebrated the rich multi-cultural heritage of India by showcasing a riveting pan India journey –The Wonder That is India on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 at Sangeet Kala Akademi’s ICH Festival – KALEIDOSCOPE.
The dance ensemble of 25 members showcased 10 diverse dance forms representing 10 distinct regions of India ranging from folk to classical to tribal and martial under the Direction & Choreography of Yog Sunder Desai, Papiha Desai and Shashidharan Nair. The awe-inspiring spectacle is designed by Papiha Desai aimed at invoking the spirit of India in one and all.
The show was a cross-cultural fusion that included five Classical dance forms- Odissi, Manipuri, Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Kathak, one Martial dance form- Mayurbhanj Chhau from Orissa, one Tribal dance form- Gaur Maria from Chhattisgarh and three Folk dance forms- Kalbeliya-Rajasthan, Garba & Raas – Gujarat, Bhangra-Punjab to bring forward the real essence of a country as rich and diverse as India in a sequence that ultimately culminated into a combined heart-throbbing extravaganza bringing all dance forms strung together into one representing integrity and unity of Indians – Ek Bharat Shresht Bharat.
For over Seven decades Indian Revival Group has contributed dearly to promoting culture and traditional values in India and abroad by creating surreal experiences for audiences to take home and ponder upon later.
Having participated at prestigious conferences and events of various ministries of the Government of India as well as other well-known organisations, the group has received tremendous audience appreciation.
From representing India at Vietnam at the Haiphong Festival on behalf of ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs to performing all over France and at Morocco and Italy at the prestigious Festival of India for the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, the group has been staging shows worldwide including ticketed ones that drew packed houses, standing ovations and rousing applause with 3 encores for artists to appear at the end to bow!