Participants of  FESTIVAL OF DIWALI  on Nov 14th will receive the participating certificates.

Laxalt Auditorium
401 W. Second St. Reno,  NV 89509
@ 7.00 pm

Buzz.....  775-336-9733 (Tanya)
(tickets online through paypal and also at venue)

Adult: $15

Children (above 5yrs) : $10

(Dinner - Veg)

Vishal Ramani:

Vishal Ramani has been described as a “virtuoso” of a choreographer, with a “dazzling” and “incendiary” sense of rhythm and style. As a solo performer choreographing her own pieces, she has won overwhelming critical acclaim for performances in the United States and India, over the years. Ms. Ramani envisioned a brilliant future for the Bharatanatyam art form in the United States. An exceptional writer of thematic presentations, she has combined elements of Hindu mythology and literature, with everyday experiences of the contemporary world. In addition to traditional dance, she has the proven ability to collaborate with artists of other ancient and modern cultures and practices, such as China and Cambodia, to produce innovative yet balanced and unified full-length dramatic productions in the United States and abroad. Ms. Ramani is also the recipient of several awards.

Dallas Smith & Susan Mazer:

More than two musicians, their combined sound is symphonic and rich in musical expression and sonority.  Dallas is a pioneer in the performance and development of the electronic wind synthesizer, having naturally expanded his interest to the newer technologies that allowed him to move around all musical genres with unprecedented creativity and expertise. As a classical harpist, Susan performed with the Detroit Symphony, the English Royal Ballet, and under the batons of Sexton Ehling, Paul Paray, Robert Shaw, and other great conductors. In an effort to set a new standard for excellence and artistry as a harpist in the contemporary instrumental jazz and pop music genres, she ventured into technological realm of amplification.

Chakrapani Singh:

Chakrapani is truly a rare instrumentalist with an unique repertoire ranging from traditional, classical compositions on the slide guitar to his innovative, renditions on the Kachappi Veena. This maverick musician leaves every music lover spell bound with his flashes of unparalleled brilliance. Chakrapani's everlasting love for music is undoubtedly going to be a joyful journey. His unique style of playing amazed the audiences.Chakrapani is one of the generations brightest stars with a career that promises to be illustrious and innovative. Each steps of Chakrapani’s everlasting love and fiery passion for music is undoubtedly going to be a captivating and joyful journey for the music lovers of the world.

Peter Fairley:

Peter is a student of Zakir Hussain and is also learning from Chakrapani Singh. He also received “Excellence in Environmental Education” as a a Science Instructor at Galena High School and his dedication to environmental education and outstanding implementation of hands-on field components.