Maanya Stree- 2 day dance festival honoring women.

Maanya Stree- Honoring women
2 day festival- December 19, 20, 2020

Community Partner: YWCA of Silicon Valley

Day 1 Saturday, December 19, 2020: 5pm

Keynote Speaker: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni –
Best selling author of
The Palace of Illusions
The Forest of Enchantments

YWCA of Silicon Valley presentation: 5:50pm
Avani Bhatnagar, Campus Engagement and Prevention Specialist

Streaming: 6pm
Preview of Through the eyes of the Apsaras
-Pooja Sohoni, Vaishali Ramachandran

Abhinaya Production of Maanya Stree
presented at MIT, Boston – 2012

Day 2 Sunday, December 20, 2020: 5pm

Next Generation Showcase: Featuring young acclaimed dancers
-Sophia Salingaros (San Antonio)
-Shriya Srinivasan (Boston)
-Akshaya Ganesh (Fremont, Nrityollasa Dance Academy))
-Anjana Dasu (Abhinaya Company dancer)

Abhinaya Dance Company – 40years: 6pm
Streaming highlights from past productions, solo & group choreography