Vasant Valley School is hosting the SPIC MACAY Virasat Week from 3rd September to 7th September, 2012 comprising of a series of cultural events. We are fortunate to have very renowned artists performing and talking to our children.
Opera Classics from Norway
3rd September, 2012
Paintings by Anjolie Ela Menon
4th September, 2012
Anjolie Ela Menon is one of India’s leading contemporary female artists. Her paintings are in several major collections. Her preferred medium is oil on masonite, though she has also worked in other media, including glass (pictures of glass sculptures) and water colour. She is a well known muralist. She spoke to the children and shared glimpses of her work in the past 55 years. She also shared the inspiration behind each of her paintings. In the end, shewas kind and painted a canvas along with the children.
Throne of Blood is a 1957 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa. Watched by Class 12
5th September, 2012
Throne of Blood is a 1957 Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa. Its original Japanese title is Kumonosu-jō (蜘蛛巣城), which means “Spider Web Castle”. The film transposes the plot of William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth to feudal Japan.
Akira Kurosawa (黒澤 明 Kurosawa Akira?, March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998) was a Japanese film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films[note 1] in a career spanning 57 years.
Dr Swapna Liddle – Heritage Walk to the Mehrauli Village
6th September, 2012
Dr Swapna Liddle took time out to take the children of class 7 for a heritage walk to the Mehrauli village.
7th September, 2012
Intense, extraordinary and luminous are the qualities that distinguish Malavika Sarukkai ‘s dancing. With her artistic mastery and technique she commands a presence on the world stage. She is acclaimed globally for her creative dance choreographies, which transport the viewer to the heart beat of dance, taking dance beyond specific geographies. She gave an exciting lecture demonstration and performed various styles of bhratnatyam.