This premier institution in New Delhi established by Guru Saroja Vaidyanathan impart training exclusively in Bharatanatyam, one of the classical dance forms of India. It has its own building and is now into the fortieth year of its inception. It has grown in strenght over the years and hass a large number of Indian and foreign students on its rolls. Many of them scholarship holders from the Department of Culture, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Sahitya Kala Parishad and Centre for Cultural Resource and Training (CCRT). A large number of Guruji`s disciples are teaching and performing as established artists all over the world. Over the years many celebrities and dignitaries have graced the Natyalaya and enriched us with their presence.

 

MILESTONES

  • 1974 Establishment of Ganesa Natyalaya
  • 1983 Registration under the Societies Registration Act
  • 1984 Foundation stone laid by Jagmohan, Lt. Governor of Delhi
  • 1985 Book release - "Science of Bharatanatyam " (Autor - Guru Saroja) by Smt. Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India
  • 1988 Phase -I of the building completed, Inauguration by Sh. SD Sharma, Persident of India
  • 1988 Book release - "Carnataka Sangeetham" (Autor - Guru Saroja)
  • 1996 Book release - "Bharatanatyam - An In-depth study" (Autor - Guru Saroja) by Sh. SD Sharma, President of India
  • 1999 Silver Jublee celebrations, Presided by Smt. Shiela Dikshit, CM of Delhi
  • 2000 Affiliation with Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Chattisgarh
  • 2001 Completion of 100 Arangetrams
  • 2005 Renovation of the building - Nataraja Statue installed
  • 2005 Book release - "Classical Dances of India" (Autor - Guru Saroja) by Smt. Shiela Dikshit, CM of Delhi
  • 2009 Dance Presentation for the Queen`s Baton Relay
  • 2010 Dance Presentation for the XIX Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony
  • 2014 Completion of 250 Arangetrams - 40th Year Celebrations

 

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