The five-day festival is being organised by the department of art, culture and languages, Sahitya Kala Parishad and cultural group Seher in collaboration with Doordarshan.
Celebrating the grandeur of classical dance forms, the annual Ananya Dance Festival that begins here at Purana Quila Oct 2 will see artistes from different parts of India communicating through the language of performing arts.
The festival will be open to all and conclude Oct 6. The timings will be 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.Kerala-based Pallavi Krishnan, along with her group, will take the audience on a journey with Lord Krishna on the Yamuna river.
Juxtaposing the happiness that the arrival of monsoon brings with the sadness that looms after rain-fuelled tragedy, Delhi-based Maitreyee Pahari`s groups will showcase varied moods through Kathak and Mayurbhanj Chau.
A Bharatnatyam show by Bangalore-based Kiran Subramanyam and Sandhya Kiran will begin with a colourful performance and end with a verse on Lord Subramanya, son of Lord Shiva and warrior god of the Hindu pantheon.