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Kathak Dance Show: "The Barcelona Kathak Project"

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For the first time in Barcelona and Spain, you can enjoy a show directed by an internationally famous master such as Fasih ur Rehman, National Dance Award Tamgha E Imtiaz from Pakistan. The show is performed by local artists and dancers, accompanied by Sajid Ali, Pakistani professional tabla player.

With this show, the Barcelona Kathak Project, the first professional training project of Kathak dance (classical dance from northern India) in Spain developed under the direction of the National Dance Award Fasih Ur-Rehman, celebrates its first year of life in the Casino theatre de l'Aliança del Poblenou, on May 12th at 6.00pm.

Performance programme:
1. Teental Vilambit: composition based on Teentaal rhythm, tempo 16 and 4 divisions. In this piece clean and based lines on kathak are shown and its connection with mathematics and geometry.

2. Taraana: it comes from a Persian word meaning 'song'. This is a quick composition in Teental and the music is based on the Hameer raga. In this composition clean and clear lines are connected lyrically through a taraana.

3. Tirwat: quick composition, with a combination of sargam (syllables) with a series of rhythmic kathak compositions with tabla and pakhawaj sounds (classical music instruments from North India), based on the raga Kalavati.

4. Fasih Ur-Rehman: kathak composition in its original form.

2013/05/12 18:00 h
18.00 h
Casino l’Aliança del Poblenou
Rambla del Poblenou, 42

Ticket sale in advance:
12 Euros for adults / 8 Euros for people under 12

Tickets sold at the box office:
15 Euros for adults / 11 Euros for people under 12

Points of sale:

Centre Varali
Pasaje Vilaret, 17

Friday from 5.00pm to 7.00pm.
Contact: [email protected] / 679654537

Casa Asia and Núpura, in collaboration with Bollywood Sitare and Bollywood Varali
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