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About Nrityanjali
Nrityanjali started in 1989 to promote forgotten traditional folk dance/theatre forms and in 1991 it started it's Folk.

In 1992 P.Narsing Rao, produced & directed 'Vishwavilapam'('Cry of Universe') a dance ballet. The ballet mainly potrays the importance of protecting the 5 elements of Nature. This ballet was well recieved and applauded by the audience as well as the T.V and Print Media. Then the same ballet was presented in Schools/Colleges and in remote villages of Andhra Pradesh.

In year 1993 another ballet called "Mutyapuchippalu" was produced & directed. Looking at the response of these ballets, DDS & Forest Department of Andhra Pradesh supported the performances of these ballets in schools.

In the year 1994 a Street Drama on AIDS was produced & directed by P.Narsing Rao. Even this drama was recieved well by the audience and print media.

In 1997 Information & Broadcasting Department then APSACS supported the organisation to conduct 120 Street Drama shows in 120 slums of Hyderabad & Secunderabad. Along with Street Drama workshops & training programmes on HIV/AIDS were conducted for women leaders of the slums.

In 1995 Secretariat, Netherlands has supported the organisation with a project on 'Urban pollution waste management & general awareness' in 6 slums in Secunderabad. The main focus of the project is to develop Vermicompost Manure & use the same as economic generation activity for women.

In 1995 Dept. of Environment & Forests sanctioned a project for the organisation to start 35 eco clubs in 35 schools. In 1999 with the help of DFID & APSACS sanctioned a project on "Partnership on Sexual Health" for Nrityanjali. In year 2000 DESH of Chennai supported the organisation RCH project with 2000 families.. In year 2002 Nrityanjali started the CRS (Catholic Relief Services), Home & Community based Care & Support Programme for PLWHA.

In year 2003 FHI & CRS supported the CAA OVC project.

During all these years, Nrityanjali was parellely promoting Folk Dances through Cultural Teams through Folk Festivals organised in India. School Students were the main focus to make them know the importance of culture & folk traditionsn of Andhra Pradesh.

From 1999, the organisation started planning Folk Performances in International arena. Few of the Nrityanjali International performances are:
- 1999 - Navarasa Festival in France
- 2000 - Indeginous Cultural Festival in Taiwan
- 2002 - Hand Drum Folk Dance Festival in Taiwan
- 2002 - Andhra Cultural Festival in USA
- 2003 - Andhra Cultural Festival in USA
- 2004 - MAZU International Folk Dance Festival in Taiwan

Over the years Nrityanjali has to it's credit of producing, directing & choregraphing the following dance ballets:
- Quit India
- Kelika
- Veda
- Mohini Bhasmasura
- Mana Pandugalu
- Seetha Kalyanam
- Timmadu

With dual roles of Socio-Cultural Activities the organisation has been able to develop & promote innovative approaches like Training Programmes, Film Production, IEC/BCC material & awareness shows, making Nrityanjali a distinct a Socio-Cultural Organisation in India.

 
 

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