Nautanki Theatre
Nautanki Theatre

East of India, National Maritime Museum, Australia - 24th May, 23rd June and 10th July, 2013

On the 24th May Nautanki Theatre’s Rhapsody band performed at the opening of Vivid festival at Australian National Maritime Museum. The Museums 1700m2 rooftop projection is inspired by the colour, patterns and sounds of India to complement the East of India exhibition. Historic vessels were bathed in light and Vivid-goers enjoyed a full program of weekend entertainment featuring live music and Indian inspired Tapas and Waterside pop-up bar.

23rd June Nautanki Theatre organised a day of family fun focused on Indian culture inspired by East of India - Forgotten trade with Australia exhibition. Spectacular Bollywood dance and Indian percussion music performances, henna tattoo painting were organised. The day concluded with a high note when a room full of people from all age participated in an hour long Bollywood dance workshop and continued partying .

10th July was a day long Indian percussion music workshop organised by Nautanki Theatre. Kids and children participated in this workshop and learnt about various Indian percussion instruments and tabla.