March 18, 2013 1:36:20 am
A dance show named Piccadily Dance Mania – 2013,was organised at the Piccadily Square on Sunday evening to encourage the young talent of the city,in which 31 participants took part in three different categories of solo,group and couple dance.
Through the dance,performers of Aryan Ke Angare, sent across a very important message of saving a girl child.
The choreographer of the group said,Usually,our performances are theme-based and we try to convey important messages to society. These days,crime against women is on the rise and our theme is also related to it. We picked one heinous crime,which is female foeticide,and through our performance we have tried to raise alarm against this injustice and pleaded to save the girl child.
Jashan and Ankush are Physics students from Panjab University,and their dance chemistry brought them the second prize in the duet category. The duo said,Dancing is our passion,we often bunk classes together and practice dance. Though in the future,we would like to opt for dance as a career,but family constraints come in our way.
The dance performance by Aryan Ke Angare won the first prize in the group dance category and Dance maniacs came second in the duet category. In the solo category,Bhavna bagged the first prize,whereas Sumit and Aman came second and third respectively in the same category. Winners were awarded with cash prize ranging from Rs 4000 to Rs 15,000 along with trophy and merit certificates.
Mentally challenged boy performs
Though he did not receive any prize,24-year-old mentally challenged Prince is a real winner in life. Dance and Punjabi music is his passion,as evidenced by his enthusiastic dance performance. The moment he comes home,he switches on the TV and starts dancing to Punjabi music. He is a great fan of Punjabi singers Babbu Mann and Gurdas Mann, says Pooja,Princes sister.
I have staged live shows with Harbhajan Mann, said Prince. Prince has won 12 gold medals,two silver and one bronze medal in various dance competitions and in the special Olympics, Pooja said.
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