Mamata Shankar holds dance workshop in Dhaka

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 23:30, Mar 19,2021

 
 

Guests and participants pose for a photo during a dance workshop held at the Experimental Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. — Press release

Renowned Indian dancer Mamata Shankar conducted a dance workshop at the Experimental Theatre Hall of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday, said a press release.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy’s international cultural coordination cell in association with Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre organised the workshop, which was held from 3:00pm to 8:00pm.

A total of 95 dance artistes from different dance troupes of the country participated in the workshop, which focused on the dance style of the late Indian dancer and choreographer Udhay Shankar.

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy director general Liaquat Ali Lucky, director of theatre and film department of the academy Afsana Mimi and renowned dancer Sharmila Banerjee, among others, were present as guests at the and event.

Mamata Shankar was assisted by 19 Indian dance artistes during the workshop, which was coordinated by BSA cultural officer Sahida Begum.

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