Five day long Indradhanush Dilli 2014 - A festival of Art concluded on 16 November with Seminar and Prize distribution ceremony at Delhi Karnataka Sangh RK Puram and Vishwa yuva Kendra, chanakyapuri in Delhi. 850 child artiste including differently-abled children from 16 states and 52 young classical dance artistes showcased their talent in Indradhanush Dilli 2014.
Sunaina - society for the upliftment of national arts of India, is an NGO dedicated to the propagation of the art forms hosted for the seven consecutive year Indradhanush Dilli 2014 - A Festival of Arts from 12 to 16 November. The topic of the seminar was ‘Energising the mind and body with traditional arts of dance and music’. The seminar was attended by many prominent speakers like Founder director of Sunaina and Bharat Natyam Exponent Guru Kanak Sudhaker, Bharat Natyam Exponents Jyotsna Shourie and Rama Vaidyanathan, Director Inst. For Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities, Neeradha Chandra Mohan and Odissi and chau dancer Shagun Bhutani.
The five-day dance festival was marked by wonderful performances by multi talented 850 child artiste and incredible performance of 52 artiste from all over India. The event hosted dance artiste from five year to 35 years age group. This event also saw great renowned names of Indian classical dances receive the award of Guru Samman.
This year Sunaina felicitated Madhavi Mudgal, Jaylakshmi Eashwar and Evoor Rajendran Pillai. There were also performances of Odissi Dance by Debrabruta Barua Manipuri, Sudip Kumar Ghosh and troupe Kathak by Samantaa group Mohiniattam, Shruti K P and Kuchipuri by Avijit Das on the inaugural day of Indradhanush Dilli 2014. The second day of the festival was marked by scintillating performance of Vilasini Natyam by Vipanchi Rao, Bharatanatyam by Lakshita, Medha, Smrithi, Sathvikaa Kuchipudi Yakshagana by Pasumarthi Srinivasa Sarma and Troupe, and Gaudiya Nritya by Ayan Mukherjee, Rachel Agnes, Parmita Banerjee, Ranjima Chatterjee and Sudeshna Majumdar.
There were also performances by Bharatanatyam dancer Aparajita Sarma. Also, differently-abled children from 16 states showcased their talent in Indian dance, music and arts during the festival.