Tuesday, September 21, 2010

India fest Utah 2010

These are videos in two parts of the 24th annual Festival of India, held at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork. The first video covers stage performances of dance, including Odissi, Bharat Natyam and Kathak, and some enthusiastic kirtan & dancing in the temple room The lower video offers scenes from the Ramayana drama and the burning of Ravan with flaming arrows and spectacular fireworks.

We'd like to thank the cast members of the Ramayana. Rajiv and Geeta Sharma as Sita and Rama: Anand Rao as Lakshmana, Divya Drsti as Manthara, Ganga Shibonis as Keikeyi & ogress, Vishnu Priya as Suparnyakha, Jai Krishna as Hanuman, Bharat, & Maricha, Ritchie Franklin as Ravana & Dasaratha, Slavco as Jatayu, and Julio Frazier as monkey soldier.