2012 celebrating the spirit of Hyderabad
100 days of
celebrations planned; Festivals, Workshops, Camps, Demos,
Awareness Sessions, Sporting Events, Talk Shows, Contests to be
held at various places in the city
Celebrating the spirit of Hyderabad, ‘Hydourite
2012’ with a series of events woven around the spirit of Hyderabad kicked
off here at Aalankrita Resorts, Shamirpet, with the World Premiere of a
unique multi-art from performance – ‘Dasha-Avatara’ combining music,
dance, storytelling and sand-art. Hydourite 2012 will have a series of
events viz., festivals, workshops, sporting events, talk shows, etc. at
various places in Hyderabad starting with the ‘Dasha-Avatara’ performance
late evening on Saturday. Hydourite 2012 which will have a series of event
beginning from April 2012 is organised by KPMA Business Publications in
association with Mira Events.
Dasha-Avataara, a multi-art form presentation by Anya showcased different
stages of evolution using the story of Dasha-Avataara, highlighting the
unique philosophical underpinnings of each of the ten stages. A
collaboration of four different media – Musician Anasuya, Dancer Anupama,
Sand-artist Kanth Risa and Storyteller Deepa Kiran had the 500 plus
audience spellbound. It offered a unique experience of art through sound,
sight, movement of body, slithering of sand, captivating words, music and
more significantly through the magic that happened when all these came
Each Avatara was introduced by bringing the context and rationale for the
Avatara’s appearance. The legendary stories were unraveled through the
different media ending with the highlighting that particular philosophy
that the Avatara symbolized. Taking on from here was storytelling of small
story which reflected the same philosophy that the Avatara denoted. A
musical note and rendering of a relevant couplet concluded each section of
the Avatara. The ten avataara presented in the multi-artform were Matsya,
Kurma, Varaha, Narasimha, Vamana, Parashurama, Rama, Krishna, Buddha and
The audience burst into claps at the ending of each story of the
Dasha-Avataara performance. While the audience greeted the Sand art by
Kanth Risa with claps at the completion the artworks, it was spellbound in
adoration when Storyteller Deepa Kiran spoke, Dancer Anupama Kylash and
Vocalist Anasuya performed. The accompanying artists were Renuka Prasad on
Nattuvangum, Sridhar on Mrudangam, K. Anil Kumar on Violin, Murali on
Keyboard & Flute and Phani Narayana on Veena.
Renowned Ghazal Singer Ustad Rajkumar Rizvi (popularly known as Mehdi
Hassan of India); Music composer Mr. R P Patnaik; National Award Winning
Actress Ms. Padma Priya; Mr. Siva Kumar Surampudi, Chief Executive, ITC
Agri Division; Mr. S Ramakrishna, COO, Tata Teleservices Ltd.; Dr. D S
Deenadayal, Managing Director, Aalankrita Resort; Mr. V B Gadgil: Chief
Executive & Managing Director, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd.; and others
graced the curtain raiser of Hydourite 2012 Festival.
Hydourite has been conceived to get together all the Hyderabad loving
people on to a single platform, time and again to feel the rich diversity
of this great city through various events, and thereby feel proud being a
Giving details Mr. Achanta V. Ramakrishna, Director of KPMA Pvt. Ltd.
informed that Hydourite will showcase the best of events, from various
parts of this vibrant country and the world, on a periodical basis to an
exclusive audience in an exclusive ambience and help them strengthen the
Hyderabadi bond! Hydourite will also nurture and encourage local talent
and provide them with bigger platforms to present themselves to the world.
Creating positivity by spreading the spirit of Hyderabad through its
events, is the motive of Hydourite, Mr. Ramakrishna added.
Hyderabad and its people are a true representation of each other – lively,
warm, hospitable, friendly and keen to enjoy life at its own pace.
Hydourite celebrates this very spirit of Hyderabad, by providing
opportunities to come together in the form of events, exhibitions, shows
and a host of other activities said Mr. Manoj Chandrasekar, Director of
KPMA Pvt. Ltd.
Capt. Anand of Mira Events informed that keeping in mind the varied
interests of people from all walks of life, Hydourite will have activities
of different kinds, so that everybody gets an opportunity to be a part of
Hydourite 2012 will have series of Festivals, Workshops, Camps, Demos,
Awareness Sessions, Sporting Events, Talk Shows, Contest… all these and
much more covering a broad spectrum of events under categories such as
Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Culture & Heritage, Culinary
Delights, Education & Literature, Health & Lifestyle, Theatre & Films,
Fashion & Grooming, Fun & Festivities, Sports & Adventure, Fund Raising
Initiatives, Workshops & Seminars, Awareness Activities, Tech Talks, etc.
at various places in the city.