CA’s Bay Area Performers Come Together for ‘Spring Utsav 2022’
India-West Staff Reporter
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Northern California artists including singers, dancers, and actors recently came together to celebrate ‘Spring Utsav Extravaganza 2022.’ Twenty five performers rendered items that included music, dance, poetry, and theater.
The program, conceptualized and organized by area-based filmmaker and composer Sandeep Khurana, was recorded at a scenic outdoor location. The beautiful video locations for each performance included Ocean Beach San Francisco, Pescadero Beach, Elizabeth Park, San Ramon Park, among others. The exclusive performance videos were then compiled and streamed online, Khurana said.
The performers included singers Sucheta, Tanya, Shayanti, Bhavana (Seattle), Vinit ( India), Monimala, Sushmita, Rohit, Deepti, Sheetal, Lakshmi, Priya, Renga, Ponni, Mala, Amit, Kishor, Siddhesh, Shashiraj, and Reenaraj. The dances were performed by Ritu, Vasundhara, Sravya, and Priyanka. There was also classical dance by the Ritu Singh Dance Company and fusion dance items. Poetry recitation was by Sandeep & Bhavana. A tribute to the legendary Lata Mangeshkar was also part of the event.
The initiative served as a great platform to bring together different art forms, and artists, and an opportunity for artists to connect, collaborate and celebrate the theme of spring, a press release said.
The performances have been published as a series of five episodes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBGLMpAWZNU