Department of Dance of PCM SD College for Women holds International Webinar


Jalandhar March 18 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- The Department of Dance organised an engaging International Webinar focusing on the theme “Traditional and Improvised Kathak: Its Expanding Horizons in the Contemporary Period,” featuring esteemed Kathak exponent Ms Nahid Siddiqui, a world renowned Kathak Dancer and a disciple of Maharaj Kathak and Birju Maharaj as the distinguished speaker.

Siddiqui’s captivating keynote address marked the beginning of the event, delving into the rich traditions of Kathak and its evolution in contemporary times. Throughout the webinar, participants delved into stimulating discussions, exploring the intricate balance between tradition and innovation within the realm of Kathak. Siddiqui’s expertise illuminated the nuances of classical Kathak while also shedding light on its adaptability to modern expressions and interpretations.

The interactive sessions provided a dynamic platform for attendees to engage directly with Nahid Siddiqui, allowing for the exchange of ideas and experiences.

The webinar facilitated a rich and inclusive dialogue on Kathak’s evolving role in contemporary society

The webinar facilitated a rich and inclusive dialogue on Kathak’s evolving role in contemporary society. Participants joined from around the world, contributing to a deeper understanding of the universal appeal and relevance of this traditional art form.

It concluded as a resounding success, thanks to Siddiqui’s insightful contributions and the active participation of attendees. By bridging the gap between tradition and innovation, the event reaffirmed Kathak’s enduring legacy while paving the way for its continued evolution in the modern world.

President Shri Naresh Budhia, Senior Vice President Shri Vinod Dada, other members of the managing committee and Principal Prof.(Dr.) Pooja Prashar applauded the endeavours of department of Dance for its commitment to promoting cultural exchange and artistic exploration, since such initiatives serve as invaluable platforms for nurturing creativity, fostering dialogue, and celebrating the rich tapestry of dance traditions from around the globe.

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