Organization - Shadhona – A Center for Advancement of Southasian Culture

Shadhona – A Center for Advancement of Southasian Culture
Basic Information
English Shadhona – A Center for Advancement of Southasian Culture
Local language সাধনা - উপমহাদেশীয় সংস্কৃতি প্রসার কেন্দ্র
Country Bangladesh
Category General NGO
Domain Oral Traditions and Expressions
Performing Arts
Function Education and Training
Performance
Established year 1992
Objectives
  • Though Shadhona’s scope of work encompasses many genres of art and the target group is diverse, the defining character of our organization is the hard-core, intensive work that we do with the arts and artistes, in the areas of: a)research, documentation, b) training and c) production and presentation.
  • Our work encompasses both the urban and indigenous arts.
Introduction

Our work is who we are!

Major Activities
  • INDIGENOUS PERFORMING ARTS

Cholo Lathikheli – Promoting Bangladeshi Martial Art

Cholo Poddar Gaan Gai – Supporting folk ritual performances of the snake litanies of Manasa, the Serpent Goddess

Dhrumel –  Training of Manipuri involving the Manipuri community of Bangladesh

  • WORKSHOPS & LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION
  • REDISCOVERING BANGLADESH’S LINKAGE WITH BUDDHIST TANTRIC DANCES: Re-establishing Charya Dances in Bangladesh
  • THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS
  • FESTIVALS
  • MONTHLY DANCE PERFORMANCES: Project to video-archive dance performances since November, 2009.
  • DANCE PRODUCTIONS: Total of 35 productions
  • DANCE OUTREACH:

Shakti – A Feminist Dance Theatre Project

Dance for differently abled children

Training for Trainers

  • YEARLY DANCE SCHOLARSHIP: Since 2012
  • INTERNATIONAL DANCE COLLABORATIONS

ONE STEP FORWARD:  Contemporary Dance Residency

Contact Information (Organization)
Website www.shadhona.org
Address House 5, Road 27, Block J, Banani Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh
Tel +880 17 1665 8153
Fax
E-mail kanchendzonga@gmail.com

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