About Manipuri Nartanalaya

 

Manipuri Nartanalaya:

 

 

An institution solely devoted for the preservation, perpetuation and propagation of Manipuri dance, was founded by the doyen of Manipuri dance, Guru Bipin Singh along with his well known disciples Guru Kalavati Devi and the Jhaveri Sisters in 1972. It has its branches in Kolkata, Mumbai and Imphal (Manipur). It carries out manifold activities in the field of research, publication, creative pursuits and performances. Besides regularly presenting dance recitals (traditional and choreographic works) and lecture demonstrations on stage, television all over India and abroad, the institution teaches students, conducts workshops, offers scholarships and free teaching to underprivileged students. Manipuri Nartanalaya has a rare collection of books, photographs, music tapes and manuscripts. It already has published fourteen books and regularly contributes articles in newspapers and magazines.

 

Some Major Performances in India:

Khajuraho Festival, Konarak Festival, Nishagandhi Festival. Soorya Festival, Swami Haridas Sangeet Sammelan, Kedar Badri Festival, Temple Festival, Vrindavan Sharadotsav, Vishwa Banga Sammelan, Sana Leibak Festival, Manipur Festival, Uday Shankar Festival, Antiquity Festival, Chhand Gestival, Ghungroo Festival, Kalidas Samaroha, Chakradhar Samaroh, Rabindra Janmotsav, dance festivals and programs organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India Habitat Center, India International Center, Indian Council for Cultural Festival, Spic Macay, Impresario India.


Some Major Tours Abroad:

UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Russia, Africa, Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Australia, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, North and South Korea, Singapore, Myanmar, Bangladesh.

 

Publications of Manipuri Nartanalaya:

 

1.Vaishnav Sangeet Shastra (Part 1 in Hindi) edited by Guru Bipin Singh 2.Vaishnav Sangeet Shastra (Part 2 in Hindi) edited by Guru Bipin Singh 3.Govindaleelamritam (Manipuri) edited by Guru Bipin Singh
4.Narada Panchamsara Samhita and Sangeet Damodar of Damodar Sen (Hindi) edited by Guru Bipin Singh
5.Narada Panchamsara Samhita and Sangeet Damodar of Damodar Sen (Manipuri and Bengali) edited by Guru Bipin Singh
6.Manipuri Nartan (Bengali and Hindi) by Guru Kalavati Devi and Padmashree Darshana Jhaveri
7.Biography of Guru Bipin Singh (English) edited by Smt. Nayana Jhaveri 8.Manipuri Tal Prakash (English) by Guru Kalavati Devi and Padmashree Darshana Jhaveri
9.In appreciation of Guru Bipin Singh edited by Shri Sushil Jhaveri
10.Guru Bipin Singh – achievement and accomplishment edited by Padmashree Darshana Jhaveri
11.Srikrishnarasa Sangeet Samgraha (Hindi and Bengali) edited by Guru Bipin Singh
12.Manipuri Nartane Tal O Alankar (Bengali) by Guru Bipin Singh
13.Shastriya Manipuri Nartan (Hindi and Bengali) by Guru Kalavati Devi and Padmashree Darshana Jhaveri 14.Manipuri Nartaner Geetamalika (Bengali) by Guru Bipin Singh.

  

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