Lavanya Sankar is a Bharatanatyam dancer. She started at the tender age of four when she came under the tutelage of the noted Guru Kalaimamani Smt. K.J. Sarasa of Sarasalaya. She had her Arangetram at the age of seven, and since then, has given more than a thousand performances at all leading Sabhas and Festivals all over India and abroad. Her talent has been recognized in the form of several awards and titles, the most noted being "Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar” from Sangeet Natak Akademi, “Nadanamamani” from Karthik Fine Arts and “Yuva Kala Bharathi” from Bharat Kalachar. Lavanya imparts training in Bharathanatyam at her Academy of Classical Dance, Abhyasa, and also through lecture-demonstrations and presentations at various forums. She is also an accomplished nattuvangam artiste, an imaginative choreographer of Bharathanatyam ballets and productions, and has been a television hostess for a leading Tamil TV network.
Khajuraho Dance Festival 20th Feb'17. Colorful and brilliant classical dance forms of India with roots in the rich cultural traditions offer a feast for the eyes during a weeklong extravaganza. Khajuraho Temples in Madhya Pradesh are popular for their architectural wonders and sculptures.