With students in traditional attire and the halls of the Quadrangle echoing with the sound of festivities, Onam was celebrated in MIT with a lot of enthusiasm. The Onam Committee ensured that the students experienced every cultural aspect of the festival, from the delicious payasam to the competitive tug of war, to the fullest.
A recent performance hosted by the Cultural Coordination Committee brought the unique dance form of Ottan Thullal to audiences in Manipal. A mythological story, combined with elements of humour and the vibrant expressions of the artists, made for an evening of excellent music, arts and dance.
One of Revels’ most anticipated categories, Footloose lived up to the hype with its lineup of events that explored every aspect of dance as an art form. From classical to hip hop and improv to choreographed dances, Footloose had something in store for everybody who likes to shake a leg every time they hear music.
An event that showcased not only the fluidity and softness of dance, but the strength and history behind one of India’s oldest art forms.
An exclusive interview with renowned Mohiniyattam dancer Vid. Manjula Murthy who has garnered worldwide acclamation through her performances and has been the recipient of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi award.