Veteran Dancer, Swapna Roy felicitated with ‘Rhythm Nritya Sanman 2014’
Rhythm Dance Festival witnesses spellbinding performances by eminent dancers Molly Roy, Anita Mallick and Nandini Ghosal
22nd January, 2014: With the vision to inspire young girls towards Indian music and dance, Cycle Pure Agarbathies, the largest manufacturers and marketers of Agarbathies in India, returns with the sixth edition of “Rhythm Ta Ta Thai Thai (R4T) 2014 — Praner Chhande Nacho Anonde” a Unique Indian Dance Competition, for girls of North Bengal.
Today, at Dinabandhu Mancha (Tathya Kendra) Siliguri, Cycle Pure Agarbathies, organized the Rhythm Dance Festival & Prize Distribution Ceremony to felicitate the winners of Rhythm Ta Ta Thai Thai (R4T) 2014 in presence of eminent guests and judges panel including Tabla Maestro, Pt. Mallar Ghosh; Renowned Classical Dancer, Molly Roy; Distinguished Bharat Natyam Exponent, Anita Mallick and Noted Odissi Danseuse, Nandini Ghosal. On the occasion, Veteran Dancer, Swapna Roy was felicitated with Rhythm Nritya Sanman 2014 for her great contribution in the field of Indian Classical Dance.
The Rhythm Dance Festival witnessed mesmerising dance performances by the winners of the competition and the judges Molly Roy, Anita Mallick and Nandini Ghosal as well.
“The vision behind this event is to create an ambience which nurtures young talents to co-create and innovate dance as an original form of art with its rhythm, imagination and expression. The event presents a platform to exhibit hidden prowess of girls across North Bengal,” expressed Mr. Arjun Ranga, Managing Partner, NR Group.
“Cycle Pure Agarbathies is a socially responsible organisation and believes in preserving India’s art and culture; Rhythm Ta Ta Thai Thai is yet another initiative to reiterate our responsibility towards the society by promoting the cause of dance in North Bengal”, he added.
Young girls of age groups 4 years and above from different cities in North Bengal – Jalpaiguri, Cochbehar, Alipurduar, Maldah, Raiganj and Balurghat participated in the competition.
The winners of the Rhythm Ta Ta Thai Thai (R4T) 2014 are as listed below:
The winners of age group 4-8 years —
Hindi Semi Classical:
|Rhythm Srestha (Winner)||BHOOMI SHRESTHA GUPTA|
|Rhythm Sampoorna (First Runner-up)||SRISHTHI DAM|
|Rhythm Sambhavana (Second Runner-up)||SOUMANTIKA CHAKRABORTY|
The winners of age group 8-14 years —
|Rhythm Srestha (Winner)||BRISHTI DAS|
|Rhythm Sampoorna (First Runner-up)||RAINI PRAMANICK|
|Rhythm Sambhavana (Second Runner-up)||SANCHAREE DAS|
The winners of age group 14 years and above —
Hindi Semi Classical:
|Rhythm Srestha (Winner)||ISHITA CHAKRABORTY|
|Rhythm Sampoorna (First Runner-up)||ANANYA BHOWMICK|
|Rhythm Sambhavana (Second Runner-up)||SHRABANI BISWAS|
The Rhythm Prerana (Inspiration) award was presented to top 7 contestants in the age group of 4-8 years:
1. HRIDANKI PAUL
2. PREYASEE SARKAR
3. ANKITA SAHA
3. ASMIKTA ROY.
5. RUPSA SARKAR.
6. SREYASEE RUDRA.
7. SAYANTANI ROY.
“Rhythm Ta Ta Thai Thai is a unique initiative to showcase dancing talent among young girls exclusively in North Bengal. It is a platform wherein young girls from an age group of 4 years and above get an opportunity to present their dancing abilities before a panel of eminent judges. The contest serves as an ideal platform to launch their budding careers”, commented Mr. Dwaipayan Das, Manager – Marketing, Cycle Pure Agarbathies
About Cycle Pure Agarbathies:
‘Cycle Pure Agarbathies’ is manufactured by the Mysore-based NR Group. It is the leading agarbathi brand in India and is exported to various countries, worldwide. ‘Cycle Pure Agarbathies’ has an array of agarbathies in the premium category: Rhythm, Woods, Flute and Three-in-One are the marquee brands.
The NR Group:
The NR Group, a business conglomerate headquartered in the quiet city of Mysore and founded in 1948, was the fulfillment of Sri N Ranga Rao’s dream of pioneering a new concept in manufacturing agarbathies (incense sticks) — in-house creation of fragrance. Makers of the well-known ‘Cycle Pure Agarbathies’ the Group has forayed into other allied business activities: Perfumes and Electronics manufacturing services. It also runs several social initiatives some of them being Ranga Rao Memorial School for the Blind and ‘Cycle’ scholarship program
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