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She has been the recipient of National Scholarship Award for Advancement of Indian Dance and Music from Ministry of Cultural Affairs, India.
She is the founder and director of her creative venture, Soortaal, which is a platform to teach and propagate Odissi Classical form of dance and Hindustani or North Indian Classical Vocal to aspiring artists. Through the years Anindita has been actively involved with the cultural scene in the US, trying to not only promote Indian dance and music, but also to preserve the traditional and non-traditional art forms from the South Asia, predominantly India.
Anindita, the founder director of Classical Arts Festival, Natyatarang Festival, successfully presented and inaugurated the first International Classical Arts Festival, Natya Tarang, in Danbury, CT in 2011 with visiting Classical Artists from India. This is one of the first of its kind in Danbury, where she lives and got lot of accolades from the community.
This year’s festival “Classical Arts Festival, Natyatarang 2012” at Rogers Park Middle School in Danbury was a great success . Her performance Aquor: Water Element was a feast to the audience; she shares the details of the performance as
Aquor : Water Element
Concept and Choreography: Anindita Nanda
Melody and Rhythm: Madan Oak and Amit Kavthekar
Multimedia Created by : Bharat Tiwari
Mayor Mark Boughton was one of the prominent visitors present who said “Anindita Nanda shares a wonderful performance” on Twitter . The huge crowd of Anindita’s fans was overjoyed to see her spell-bounding performance.
Some photographs of the Festivals (courtesy http://www.newstimes.com and Anindita Nanda)
7 News correspondent June 23, 2012