Yamini 2017

SPIC MACAY chapter of IIIT Bangalore held its first-ever overnight event "Yamini" 2017 on October 31st to celebrate five major classical art forms. The night boasted back-to-back performances from dusk to dawn. The performances were a fascinating blend of Indian music and dance. Ms. Rama N S, the CEO of ELCITA was the chief guest for the occasion. The event commenced with the beguiling performance of Mohiniyattam by Dr. Methil Devika, a dance research scholar, choreographer, and a professor. It was then followed by the Oscar nominee, Smt. Bombay Jayashri performing a soul-stirring Carnatic vocal concert. Pt. Nityanand Haldipur, a purist in Malhar Gharana tradition, and one of the most sought-after Hindustani Bansuri artistes then amazed the audience with his fascinating performance of Bansuri, a Hindustani classical instrument. Smt. Shruti Sadolikar, a Hindustani singer of the Khyal style in the Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana mesmerized the audience with an auditory aesthetic performance. The enthralling event concluded at sunrise with a performance by Vidwan Seshampatti Shivalingam playing Nadaswaram.