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The Yatra Arts Foundation celebrates its eighth anniversary with an evening of music and dance on Saraswati Puja

On Sunday, 13 October 2013, the Yatra Arts Foundation celebrated its eighth anniversary and Sarawati Puja with an evening of music and dance. With the presence of both the performers and the audience, the evening started with an offering to Saraswati; the dancers chanted a popular mantra in honor of…

In: Awards & Recognition Cultural Event

Aalapakkam temple festival features a cultural program by the children of the Yatra Arts Foundation

During an Aalapakkam temple festival, the village president invited the Yatra Arts Foundation to perform in celebration of the occasion. On 12 October 2013, Yatra’s children performed veena music and Bharatanatyam, devotional, and folk dances. More than four hundred people attended and enjoyed the cultural performance, including children, youth, women,…

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The Yatra Arts Foundation’s children perform in Anna Marriage Hall in Edaiyanchavadi

On 16 September 2013, the Yatra Arts Foundation’s children performed a cultural program in Anna Marriage Hall in the village of Edaiyanchavadi. Ranging in age from about six to fourteen years old, the children presented a variety of cultural performing arts including Bharatnatyam, folk, and modern dances. More than seven…

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Yatra Launches New Facebook Page

Yatra has joined Facebook! Through Facebook, we can keep you better informed of upcoming events, share what’s going on here at Yatra, and inspire you creatively in the process. We invite you to view our new page and “like” us to receive our updates and creative inspiration. Check us out:…

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The Yatra Art & Culture Foundation’s children perform in Kala Marriage Hall in Kottakuppam

On 9 August 2013, the Yatra Art & Culture Foundation’s children performed a cultural program in Kala Marriage Hall in the village of Kottakuppam. Ranging in age from about six to fourteen years old, the children presented a variety of cultural performing arts including a veena performance and Bharatnatyam, folk,…

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Kuilapalayam temple festival features a cultural program by the children and theater team of the Yatra Arts Foundation

During a Kuilapalayam temple festival, the village elders invited the Yatra Arts Foundation to perform in celebration of the auspicious occasion. On 8 June 2013, Yatra’s children and theatre team sang devotional songs, performed Bharatnatyam and folk dances, and staged a play on environmental issues. More than six hundred people…

In: Cultural Event Village Outreach

Mumbai students meditate to world sounds in a unique workshop taught by guest artist from Portugal

Through a unique workshop taught by Nuno, an artist from Portugal currently residing at Yatra, visiting students experienced a different way to meditate. On 5 June 2013, twenty-five students from Mumbai visited the Yatra Arts Foundation to attend the World Sounds Meditation Workshop. In a truly creative encounter and inner…

In: Workshop

Film premier of the educational short “Panam Edukka Paadam Kathukitten” includes a pre-release cultural program by the children of the Yatra Arts Foundation

On Friday, 24 May 2013, the Yatra Arts Foundation hosted a release function for Yatra director Yatra Srinivassan’s new short comedy entitled, “Panam Edukka Paadam Kathukitten.” Written and directed by Mr. Yatra Srinivassan himself, this short film educates viewers on the practical knowledge needed for withdrawing money from the bank,…

In: Cultural Event Village Outreach