South African artists will bring classical ballet, drama, music and poetry to tell the compelling tale of – ‘Sri Krishna Leela’ – with the dance drama performing for the first time in Midrand this weekend.
The Sri Krishna Leela, which is a mesmerising interpretation of a legendary epic, has moved beyond religious, language and racial boundaries.
This has made this production one of the ideal and best experiences of the arts and showcasing creative abilities, using the scriptures as the guiding and spiritual source.
In fact, Sri Krishna Leela has performed all over South Africa and in 9 cities in India under the auspices of the Foreign Ministry of India.
Krishna Leela brings to communities an experience that has ingrained itself in centuries of history, the pages of the Vedic scripture Bhagavat Gita comes alive in the utmost devotion of the Gopis.
Presented in traditional Bharata Natyam by South Africa’s renowned exponent and devotee of the art, Smt Verushka Pather and accompanied and supported by revered Shri Karthigasen Pillay.
Shri Karthigasen Pillay is the senior disciple of the world renowned Shri TN Seshagopalan from Chennai India. He is the leading carnatic vocalist in South Africa today, for his vast and integral contribution to the sustenance of the classical music genre.
Smt. Verushka Pather is a devoted Bharata Natyam dancer, who is a senior disciple of Gurus, VP & Shanta Dhananjayan of Chennai, India. She has committed herself completely and comprehensively to the service of the arts in South Africa and globally.
ISKCON Midrand will play host to this epic drama on Sunday, May 18. The event will take place at Halfway House Primary School’s hall, 291 Van Heerden Road, Halfway Gardens, Midrand, Please contact Vinesh Maharaj on 083 7926518 or Nrsinga Dasa on 083 5511550 or firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings. Ticket prices: R200 p.p.