Konark Dance School & Jayantika Dance Company

Konark Dance School & Jayantika Dance Company


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Kids group performance on May 13th 2017 @Indian Heritage Festival

Experience the power and grace of Indian classical dance--Odissi, Kathak, and Mohiniyattam.

Krishna Katha Amruta

Konark Dance School's senior dancers, and guest artist Kathak Guru Madhumita Roy, perform the dance drama Krishna Katha Amruta at IDEA's 20th Anniversary Dance Festival March 22, 2014.

Konark Dance School's senior dancers, and guest artist Kathak Guru Madhumita Roy, perform the dance drama Krishna Katha Amruta at IDEA's 20th Anniversary Dance Festival March 22, 2014.

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Konark Dance School


konarkdanceschool.org Konark Dance School was founded by Jayantee Paine-Ganguly in 1998 in Virginia and Maryland. Konark's mission is to offer training in Indian classical dance styles and to spread knowledge and awareness of Indian culture. The school offers classes to students of all ages in Odissi and Kathak. Members...

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Guru Pande & Rojalini Mohanty at Konark dance school program


DESI Presents: "Odissi Performance by Jayantee Paine Ganguly"

Please see below link for jayantee didi's performance of Ahe Nila. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8910Eu0J0EQ

Members of Konark Dance School will be performing at this event. We are proud to say that 3 of the dancers belong to our school and it is an honor to be considered. If you are in the area in Houston , please come and join us and enjoy this event.

Konark Dance School & Jayantika Dance Company's cover photo

Konark Dance School & Jayantika Dance Company's cover photo

Our Didi in perfect form...

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[03/17/12]   Cherry Blossom performance April 11th at Sylvan theater by Washington momment 1 to 1:45pm. If you are around DC area please come and see us perform.


Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder 2010 Contest Winners | Aging Initiative | US EPA

We are one of the winners of the 2011 Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder Contest! http://www.epa.gov/agingepa/resources/thesenseofwonder/2011/index.html

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August 22, 2011

August 22, 2011

August 22, 2011

August 22, 2011


Rachel Carson Contest Form | Aging Initiative | US EPA

We submitted a video showing our appreciation for the wonders of nature....please check out and Vote - our entry is in the dance category (at the bottom) called "Nature is Resilient"! Thanks!

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Events and Performances

Next "inside the beltway" performance ----- we're dancing at the 9th Annual World Dance Showcase on SAT, March 19th

arts.pgparks.com Midweek Matinee Tiny Tots Thursday - DinoRock’s Dinosaur Babies Enjoy this fantastic musical fossil fantasy about a boy, a dream, musical dream weavers and a bunch of singing baby dinosaurs. Recommended for grades Pre-K-2 Tickets: $3/person

[06/20/10]   Good job! to all the kids and parents for participating in the first of many "Profounds Revelations"

[05/08/10]   come see us at the Asian Fair on SAT @ 1:50pm and SUN @4pm


Montpelier Mansion

check out the whole day's activities (free and family friendly) for tomorrow's Festival of Arts at the Montpelier Mansion in Laurel, MD http://www.pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/History/Montpelier_Mansion.htm#festsch

pgparks.com A fine example of Georgian architecture, popular in Maryland in the late 1700's, Montpelier Mansion sits on approximately 70 acres of beautiful parkland. Architectural and building construction details, as well as historical research, suggest that the house was constructed between 1781 and 1785. ...


Montpelier Mansion

Lecture-demonstration and performance @ 3pm on Saturday, May 1st at an outdoor free event http://www.pgparks.com/places/eleganthistoric/montpelier_events.html

pgparks.com EXHIBITSVisit our Reproduction KitchenThe Reproduction Kitchen offers visitors a chance to see the work that went into the Snowden's famous hospitality. Learn about the skilled workers - enslaved, indentured ...


Paul Gillis' Photo Galleries

last posting about Lila--promise. One more set of photos, Copyright 2009 Paul Gillis Photography.


NatureMuse : photos : Lila : Lila performed by Jayantika Dance Company, at Capital Fringe Festival 2

more photos of the Lila show.

naturemuse.com Lila, a love song performed by Jayantika Dance Company at the Capital Fringe Festival 2009, Washington, D.C.


Asian Festival in DC : 2009

are performing this Saturday at the Asian Festival in Reston, at 12:30 and 6:45. The all-day event is at Lake Newport Tennis Park, 11452 Baron Cameron Avenue, Reston, VA 20194.

asianfestivaldc.com The "Asian Festival" is a two-day FREE cultural event to promote a greater understanding of Asian countries and cultures to the general public. The Asian Festival has grown into a huge success over the years by attracting attendees from all over the D.C. Metro area and beyond.


DC theatre fans pick Dead and Psychosis: Bitch edges Medea by an angry inch : DC Theatre Scene . Was

Lila was just chosen as D.C. Theatre Scene's Favorite Fringe Dance Performance!

dctheatrescene.com Tues, July 28, 10pm — Fans of the DC Capital Fringe Festival selected 4:48 Psychosis as Favorite Play in the 2009 Fringe Festival and awarded Diamond Dead (Continued…) laurels as the Festival’s Favorite Musical in an exclusive DC Theatre Scene poll.

Photo Gallery

posted some photos from 2009 performances on its website. check it out at http://www.konarkdanceschool.org/photogallery.html and click on 2009.



Hip Shot: ‘Lila: The Love Story of Radha and Krishna’ - Fringe & Purge - Washington City Paper

More rave reviews--Lila is "a beautiful, intricate, and all-round amazing performance"! Tomorrow's your last chance to see it.

washingtoncitypaper.com They say: Attraction, flirtation, jealousy, passion. Follow the human Radha and the god Krishna as they bask in the joy and burn in the heat of their love. The emotional quality of their story is captured beautifully through Odissi Indian classical dance.


Lila: The Love Story of Radha and Krishna : DC Theatre Scene . Washington’s liveliest theatre web si

The reviews are in--Lila is "a must-see performance"! Two showings left--this Thursday and Saturday.

dctheatrescene.com Stomp! A delicate chime from the sparkling bhekamukha girdle falls to the floor. Stomp!! A white accent piece from the beautiful allaka headdress flutters behind a richly clad dancer. Stomp!!! A delicate bahichudi armlet slides down a graceful, slender arm. ...


T_____13's photostream

Some photos from our Fringe Festival production of Lila. If you missed this one, you can still catch the show tonight, Thursday, or next Saturday.

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is featured in the Washington Post Express today, in advance of its vibrant and dramatic production of Lila this weekend. (go to page 42 in the link, or E26 in the hard copy)



DC’s Capital Fringe Festival offers far-ranging, far-out fun by DC Art Travel Examiner, Marsha Dubro

Lila described as a "standout" among the Fringe Festival preview performances.

examiner.com Bring on the clowns, the mimes, musicians, actors, hip-hoppers, improvs, trannies, "reduced" Stoppard, and about 125 othersfor downtown DC’s annual Capital Fringe Festival(July 9-26).


Lila: The Love Story of Radha and Krishna | Capital Fringe Festival

Lila premiere at the Fringe Festival this weekend--please help us spread the word!

shows.capfringe.org Capital Fringe Festival | Lila: The Love Story of Radha and Krishna | A timeless love story retold through Odissi Indian classical dance


Lila: The Love Story of Radha and Krishna | Capital Fringe Festival

10 days until Lila premiere. Get your Fringe Festival tickets while they're hot!


shows.capfringe.org Capital Fringe Festival | Lila: The Love Story of Radha and Krishna | A timeless love story retold through Odissi Indian classical dance



are performing in the Capital Fringe Festival in July. LILA: The Love Song of Radha and Krishna. Tickets go on sale today.


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