Avayava is a contemporary dance festival organised in the city of Pune, India.
With this festival we are trying to make contemporary dance more accessible to the audience in my city and on a larger scale in India.
Getting International Artists to teach workshops in Contemporary Dance Technique, Contact Improvisation and Contemporary Dance Theatre we are able to share the knowledge that the amazing teachers have with the performing artists in the city.
Screening dance for camera productions from around the world helps bring the artists in the city up to speed with the happenings in the contemporary dance world. They are exposed to the up and coming trends in contemporary dance helping them get a more global understanding of dance in general.
The festival concludes with a night of performances where the audience gets to witness new and innovative ideas presented to them through the medium of movement and dance. We make it a point that up and coming artists are given a chance to perform on stage with good lighting design, sound engineering, making use of creative props and technology.
With this festival we know that we will be able to generate an awareness about the importance of arts in the audience and it will serve as a platform to inspire young artists to come forward and take it up professionally.
This is only possible with your love and support.
We hope that you can see why this is so important and that you can contribute in whichever way you can -- small or big to help make this dream a reality.
With the following link you can watch how Avayava 2012 was and you can get a clearer picture of how Avayava 2013 will be. Thank you.