Arangetram in Vinayaka temple with the presence of such famous dancer
of Bharatanatyam as Savitri, Hariprasad, Balagopalan, Chandrashekhar,
Sharada Hoffman, Djanardanan, Kamala Rani, Djagadishan, Krishaveni
Sri Vijayalakshmi and Jolsana
is a cultural academy dedicated to the preservation of traditional
values in art of India, especially in the field of Bharatanatyam dance
and music Gandharvaveda. The academy was founded in January 1936 by
Rukmini Devi Arundale. Arundale Under the direction of the institution
achieved national and international recognition for its unique style
and perfection. In 1962, Kalakshetra moved to a new campus in Besant
Nagar, Chennai, India.
In January 1994, an Act of Parliament of India recognized the
Kalakshetra Foundation as an "Institute of national importance"
Belly dance is a dance that combines traditional elements with other Middle East North Africa.
In Arabic it is known as Raqs Sharqi ("eastern dance" or "oriental
dance"). It is also sometimes referred to as Raqs baladi (dance
"national" or "folk"). Raks Baladi dance is a very basic and virtually
no movement mainly hip movements. The evolution of this dance is called
belly dance or Raks Sharki in Egypt.
Raqia Hassan's most famous choreographer and teacher of Raks Sharki.