Our Team

Advisory Committee

  • Ambassador K Kesavapany

    Singapore's non-resident Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;
    Governor, Singapore International Foundation and
    President, Singapore Indian Association
  • Ambassador R Jayachandran

    Singapore's non-resident High Commissioner to Mauritius, Chairman, Hindu Endowments Board, Singapore and Non-Executive Chairman of Olam
  • Dr Chitra Rajaram

    Senior Vice President of Vasantham TV channel, Mediacorp
  • Hanspeter Brunner

    Member of the BSI Group Executive Board CEO,
    BSI Asia
  • Akila Iyengar

    Director, The Hindu Group of Companies (India) and Director, Agrocorp International Pte Ltd (Singapore)
  • Mrs Minal Prabhu

    Is among the leading gurus of Bharatanatyam in South India, and was recently honoured with the Karnataka Kalasri title.

    Under the banner of the Mudrika Foundation for the Indian Performing Arts that she established in 1976, she has choreographed a series of critically acclaimed dance features. Smt. Prabhu is renowned for her innovative choreography and intelligent, well-researched productions.

Producer

Samarpana is produced by Shruti- Laya Dance Pte Ltd, a reputed school for Bharatanatyam training in Singapore. The school has over 50 students at varying levels. Since inception the focus of Shruti-Laya has been to produce dancers trained in the Kalakshetra bani of Bharatanatyam. Students of Shruti-Laya perform regularly at prestigious sabhas and festivals in India, Singapore and internationally.

To know more about the dance school, you may please log on to www.shrutilayadance.com


Executive Committee

Gayatri Sriram is a well-known name in the Singapore dance circuit. She runs Shruti- Laya Dance, a reputed Bharatanatyam school in Singapore and has performed extensively in festivals and sabhas internationally.

She performed at the opening of the Esplanade and her performances include prestigious venues such as the Muse'e Guimet (Paris), Nehru Centre (London), the NCPA (Mumbai), the Kala Ghoda Festival (India), Pollachi Festival (Coimbatore). She has also directed and choreographed several collaborative dance productions to critical acclaim including Dhaara- the Flow of Divinity and Trikon-The War Within.


Jade Group is a premier event manager in Hong Kong and Singapore, with a focus on the Asian market since 2002. The Singapore office opened in 2007 to take advantage of showcasing cross- border events ranging from from concerts to investor roadshows to exhibitions. Jyoti Ramesh, director and co-founder of Jade Group, based in Singapore, has worked as the festival director since 2012 and has facilitated the festival's partnership with Ananya GML Cultural Academy in Bengaluru.

To know more details about Jade Group log on to www.jadegroupasia.com

This year the festival runs from Friday, August 21st to Sunday, August 23rd 2015 at the Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, Singapore.