Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo is organizing a Diwali program Deepadhvani Snandhvani by the well known Sri Lankan Kathak exponentand her students at 6.00 pm on November 5 at its auditorium located at 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. The event will include Bhajans and dance performances.
Moksha Samarasooriya, received her Kathak dance training at Bhatkhande College of Hindustani Music Govt. of U.P, Lucknow, India. Several of her performances have been shown in television in Sri Lanka. Moksha was awarded Sangeet Pratiyogitha award at the Bhatkhande Jayanti in India in 1997. Apart from running her own dance school Moksha is also working as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Visual & Performing Arts and has been teaching Kathak at the Indian Cultural Centre since June 2005. Moksha Smarasooriya represented Sri Lanka at the Second International Dance Festival held in the year 2011 at New Delhi organised by ICCR.