Ujjain: The Kinkini Kirtan National Nrityotsav organised by Pratibha Sangeet Kala Sansthan, concluded on Wednesday at the Kalidas Academy. The programme was a competition based on Kathak and semi-classical dances, in which artists from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Khairagarh, Haridwar, Nagpur and other cities of the country participated. Noted dancer Dr Shashi Sankhla was honoured with the Pt Kundanlal Gangani memorial Kathak nritya alankaran-2018 during the programme.
Winning contestant Siddharth Bhattacharya was felicitated with the Rajendra Gangani Kathak Alankaran 2018. A workshop based on the Kathak dance style was also organised during the programme, in which 40 dancers enthralled the audience. Kathak dancer Pratibha Rghuvanshi Elchi and Pt Rajendra Gangani performed solo Kathak dance.
Honorary president of the organisation Padmaja Raghuvanshi informed that Dr Prakash Raghuvanshi, Pt Hiralal Johari, Pt Shridhar Vyas, Varada Mayank Bedekar and Archana Sanjay were the special guests of the programme. The programme was convened by Dr Rounak Elchi and gratitude was expressed by Pratibha Raghuvanshi.