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Erasing Borders: Festival of Indian Dance was launched by the Indo-American Arts Council in 2008 to promote Indian dance in New York City, the global capital for dance. It is a premier event that brings to New York Indian and India-inspired dance in an array of forms, old and new: concerts feature performances traditional and experimental, classical and post-modern, folk and popular. The outdoor performance is presented in collaboration with the Downtown Dance Festival. The Battery Dance Company’s Annual Downtown Dance Festival was initiated in 1982 to introduce a wide variety of worthy dance companies of all genres to the large and diverse audiences that gather in lower Manhattan’s public spaces. Goals and Objectives - Provide a platform for emerging dancers - Highlight new works of established artists - Reach diverse audiences - Develop appreciation for Indian dance - Provide a platform for choreography with high standards of artistic excellence. - Provide a forum for interaction and dialogue between dancers, dance scholars, writers and critics. - Provide a forum for exchange between Indian and non-Indian dancers and choreographers. - Develop credibility for the Indian performing art forms within the broader performing arts community.Erasing Borders: Festival of Indian Dance was launched by the Indo-American Arts Council in 2008 to promote Indian dance in New York City, the global capital for dance. It is a premier event that brings to New York Indian and India-inspired dance in an array of forms, old and new: concerts feature performances traditional and experimental, classical and post-modern, folk and popular. The outdoor performance is presented in collaboration with the Downtown Dance Festival. The Battery Dance Company’s Annual Downtown Dance Festival was initiated in 1982 to introduce a wide variety of worthy dance companies of all genres to the large and diverse audiences that gather in lower Manhattan’s public spaces. Goals and Objectives - Provide a platform for emerging dancers - Highlight new works of established artists - Reach diverse audiences - Develop appreciation for Indian dance - Provide a platform for choreography with high standards of artistic excellence. - Provide a forum for interaction and dialogue between dancers, dance scholars, writers and critics. - Provide a forum for exchange between Indian and non-Indian dancers and choreographers. - Develop credibility for the Indian performing art forms within the broader performing arts community.

Risks and challenges

We have world class artists coming in from India, UK, all over US to participate in this festival. We have received rave reviews from NY times.
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/08/arts/dance/erasing-borders-festival-takes-a-modern-turn.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/17/arts/dance/review-erasing-borders-festival-of-indian-dance-a-showcase-of-dizzying-movement.html

But organising a successful festival requires dedication, time and money!

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