Odissi dance troupe led by Dona Ganguly performed in Cairo on 30 April and will now head to Port Said, Ismailia, Alexandria and Beni Suef in events free of charge
Acclaimed Indian classical dancer Dona Ganguly and her troupe will peform India's Odissi dance in five Egyptian cities, starting with Cairo on 30 April 2016.
According to the event's programme notes, Ganguly's troupe performs "a moving tale of love in the language of Odissi."
Ganguly's performance in Egypt comes as part of the ongoing fourth edition of India by the Nile, a multidisciplinary arts festival that aims to bring a variety of Indian cultre's facets to the Egyptian audiences.
Ganguly is one of the India's acclaimed Odissi dancers. According to information released by the India by the Nile organisers, "during Ganguly's illustrious career, she has presented many dance programmes in India, and all over the world. Apart from performing, Dona Ganguly also runs her own dance school called Diksha Manjari."
Photos: Bassam Al Zoghby
Saturday 30 April, 8pm
Gomhoria Theatre, Abdeen, Cairo
Monday 2 May, 8pm
Cultural Palace, Port Said
Wednesday 4 May, 8pm
Cultural Palace, Ismailia
Friday 6 May, 8pm
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), Alexandria
Saturday 7 May, 8pm
Cultural Palace, Beni Suef