All India Dance competition concludes
Dancers from various parts of the countries presenting different forms of dances including katthak, bharatnatyam and folk dances regaled the audience. The All India Dance competition organised jointly by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and Kalashringar at Kavivarya Suresh Bhatt auditorium in the city concluded in a grand manner.
Chairman; NMC Sports Committee Nagesh Sahare and Deputy Chairman Pramod Tabhane gave away prizes to the winners of the competition. Dance guru Sonu Nakshine, Pramod Kalamkar, Mangesh Waghmare, Nandkishore Motghare, Dinesh Baante, Pradip Wadibhasme, Dinesh Gupta, Vaibhav Shimpi, Ramanand Nannaware, Sahebrao Dhurve, Chandrashekhar Raut, Kalpana Anerao, Manisha Zade, Puja Ninave, Nandini Kalamkar, Jaishree Kohale, Varsha Motghare, Veena Baante, Snehal Waghmare, Yogeshri Patle, Vinita Bhusari and Kavita Bhosle were prominently present on the occasion.
The winners of various competitions include: Bharatnatyam single 5-10 years: Aditi Bhude, Aishwarya Sethiya and Palak Doye, 10-15 years: Akshada Iyyer, Arya Kalamkar and Diya Agrawal, above 15 years: Antara Pedulwar, Arjun Nair and Anand Patel, Bharatnatyam Couple: below 15 years: Ambika Thaker-Shreya Rastogi, Ragini and Bhagat-Palak Wasnik and group dance: Team of School of Scholars.
Katthak single 5-10 years: Ananya Pandit, 10-15 years: Kirti Bhisikar, Shashwati Chahande and Rashi Pahare, above 15 years: Namita Raut. Couple dance below 15 years: Chinmay Bhisikar-Trisa Sarda, above 15 years: Namita Raut-Avanti Dudhat and group dance Trividha Katthak Kala Niketan and in above 15 years team of Sheel Kalasagar.
Semi Classical 5-10 years: Rajeshwari Kondawar, 10-15 yrs: Sharvari Junghare, above 15 years: Antara Pedulwar, couple: Devyani Sutar-Prachi Panigrahi (Odisha), group dance below 15 years: Team of Vivekanand Public School and above 15 years: Team of Natyachchand.
Folkdance 5-10 years: Preshita Chavan, 10-15 years Isprit Kaur, above 15 years Mrunalini Dandekar, couple dance: Samruddhi Kanjare-Advita Naike, above 15 years: Neha Bangde-Deepa Uke, group dance below 15 years: School of Scholars, Beltarodi.
Filmi dance solo 5-10 years: Pratyush Patil, 10-15 years: Unnati Ashtankar, Janhavi Somkuvar, above 15 years: Arjun Nair, Shlok Pohankar, couple dance below 15 years: Gaurav Bawankhare-Anandi Ambarte, above 15 years: Harshal Mundle-Shruti Pathak, group dance below 15 years: NSS Group and above 15 years Footwork Dance Academy
Theme dance: The competition was organised on the theme Beti Bachao Beti Padhao; Footwork Dance Academy won the first prize followed by Ira International School and Natraj SOS Group Akola bagged second and third prizes respectively. The winners were awarded prizes by Aai Foundation. Devyani Shendres, Kalyani Bagde and Khushi Davle, students of Sant Gadgebaga Bahuuddeshiya Sanstha Nivasi Mukbadhir Vidyalaya were honoured with special prizes. Aparna Lakhmapure and Kavita Bhosle conducted the programme.