Akademi at 40 | Akademi Associated

Celebrating 40 inspiring years.

2019 is Akademi’s 40th anniversary year and we want to celebrate the breadth and richness of South Asian dance in the UK.

We have invited artists to submit information on London-based events that they are planning between April 2019 and April 2020 to form the Akademi Associated programme.

What’s On

11:30 am
Same Same… But Different Inspired by the well-known Anglo-Asian phrase ‘same, same… but different’, meaning “Yes, something kind of similar, but not the exact same thing”, three dancer-musicians conjure a magical atmosphere where we celebrate[...]
Royal Festival Hall
6:00 pm
ekatA – a solo Bharatanatyam recital Nina Rajarani MBE will present a solo Bharatanatyam dance recital choreographed to the music compositions of her vocalist husband Y Yadavan. This husband-wife duo have toured internationally over many[...]
The Bhavan
6:30 pm
Narratives of 0s and 1s Narratives Of 0s And 1s brings together the world of data through movement and the oral vocabulary of Indian classical dance form, Bharatanatyam. This creative dance piece seeks to decode[...]
The Bhavan