Mumbai: Yet again, dance maestro Sandip Soparrkar dressed in his favorite designer Deepak Shah cloths, looked in great spirits as he hosted the press conference to announce dance associates, NGO tie up and unveiled the trophy and logo of Phoenix Market city presents “India Dance Week” season 4. National Award winning Actress Neetu Chandra along with actress Sharbani Mukherji and others came together to unveil the trophy and the logo of this prestigious dance festival which is in its 4rd year now at Atrium 6 of Phoenix Market city, Kurla.
“India Dance Week’ is the first ever two day dance festival celebrated on International Dance Day in India (29-30th April), where varied dance forms be it Indian or International classical, Indian or international folk, Ballroom, Hip Hop or contemporary all come together on one single platform. The day two is the mega competition day where participants come from different parts of the country and perform on varied dance styles. Sandip Soparrkar hosted the introduction ceremony of this unique dance fest in Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla which was attended by the who is who from the field of dance.
The evening started with enthusiastic Indian classical and folk dance performances from Uma Rele’s ‘Nalanda Nritya Kala Mahavidyalaya’ followed by ballerinas from Villoo Bharucha’s School of Ballet. Brian Fernandes’ troupe performed hip hop and street dances and Sandip Soparrkar’s Ballroom Studio presented some Classic Ballroom dances. Shahzeen Cassum presented some intricate moves of the Flamenco and Ashwin Pandey from folk fitness made dance and fitness join hands through his fun filled workout dance.
Sandip Soparrkar along with Underprivileged children from Smile Foundation danced on hit song Tamma Tamma and asthe finale Sandip Soparrkar was seen performing with Sharbani Mukherji on Acid attack theme supporting Atijeevan Foundation. Neetu Chandra who also danced to her hit song Ada along with the dynamic choreographer unveiled the trophy, cut the traditional cake, and looked very cheery and upbeat while performing impromptu dance moves on stage.
Speaking on the occasion choreographer Sandip Soparrkar said, “I want to thank Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla for yet again hosting the 4th edition of India Dance Week. This is one unique festival which is for the dancers by the dancers and I am thrilled that this year too our motto Dance for a cause has taken a beautiful turn with Smile foundation and Atijeevan Foundation stepping in to join hands with us.” Excited Neetu Chandra said, “I am honoured to unveil the gorgeous trophy of 4th India Dance Week, I feel proud to say that this is the only dance festival of India where all kinds of dances are tied together in one thread of passion, I wish Sandip Soparrkar a superb successful show this year.”
The 4th editor of “India Dance Week” has begun with a call for registrations and auditions for dance enthusiasts across the country with no age bar. So anyone and everyone who is a dance lover can apply for the grand competition. Mr. Rajendra Kalkar, President (West) of Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla said “We are glad that India Dance Week is growing year after year, we have already received applications from all over the country in just two days of the announcement. Keeping in mind the talent what’s showing up we are sure that Sandip Soparrkar and the jury will have a great time choosing the winner.”