Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts
15 November - 24 November
Kalaa Utsavam – Indian Festival of Arts by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is a 10-day festival that features a variety works by artists from the Indian subcontinent, the Indian diaspora and Singapore. From classical to contemporary works, this year’s edition will include Bangalore-based carnatic rockers Agam with Hindustani vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty. Dance maverick Aditi Mangaldas returns with Inter_rupted, a work that showcases her signature blend of the classical kathak tradition, contemporary dance elements and theatre design. Bollywood music fans can look forward to the Singapore debut of composer, singer and lyricist Amit Trivedi.
With Bhaskar’s Arts Academy, the festival co-produces Marabu – The First Ripple, the group’s first venture into the dance-theatre genre, presented as the first of a trilogy. Swarhythm Ensemble will also be launching their first album in a concert.