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Lecture Demonstration by Padamashri Leela Samson
(Former Director of Kalakshetra)

Listen and Learn from a prominent exponent of Bharatanatyam

Date: Monday, April 29th 2013

Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Place: Bharathakala Studio 11705 Jones Bridge Road Johns Creek, GA 30005

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Bhartiya Kala Kendra in Delhi for many years. Smt. Leela Samson is the:

  • Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (1 April 2011);
  • Chairperson of the Sangeet Natak Akademy (2010–)
  • Was the Director of Kalakshetra (April 2005 - 2012)

Among the many honors conferred on her,

  • 1982 —Sanskriti award by the Sanskriti Foundation
  • 1990—Padma Shri award by the government of India
  • 1997—Nritya Choodamani award by the Sri Krishna Gana Sabha Foundation
  • 2000—Sangeet Natak Akademi award by the National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama, government of India
  • 2005—Kalaimamani award by the Tamil Nadu State, India