Meet Dhruv

Welcome to UK’s finest Carnatic South Indian classical arts hub!

We are a South-Asian arts organisation based in East London, with a mission to communicate the arts effectively into the community. We use arts to create inter-generational and inter-community links. CARNATIC music is our specialty, with Carnatic Jazz, South-Asian Orchestral and other contemporary forms around it.

Our forth coming event


Dhruv Arts presents Vishaka Hari on 25th May 2019
 
accompanied by Jyotsna Srikanth on violin,
Abhiram Sahathevan on mridangam,
Pujenthan Sivagurunathan on Khanjira.
 
Topic: OM NAMAH SHIVAAYA in English and Tamil.
 
Venue: Dartford Grammar School for Girls Shepherds Lane Dartford DA12NT Kent
 
3.30pm Performance by students of Smt.Srividhya Balaji, Smt. Sahithya Harikrishnan, Smt.Shailaja Krishnamoorthy, Smt.Shanmugapriya Prabhu, Smt.Anuradha, Smt.Kalpana, Smt.Pavithra Vishwanathan, Smt.Annapoorna Karthik and Ms. Shreya Anil Srinivasan
 
5.45pm Carnatic vocal recital by Akilesh Sreecumaar with Krithika Nadarajah on violin, Abhiram Sahathevan on mridangam and Pujenthan Sivagurunathan on Khanjira.
 
7.00pm Carnatic Vocal recital and storytelling by Vishaka Hari accompanied by Jyotsna Srikanth on violin, Abhiram Sahathevan on mridangam and Pujenthan Sivagurunathan on Khanjira.
 
Tickets: Individual: Adult: £15​
Children (below 10 yrs): £10
​Family Tickets: £40
​​(entry for 4, 2 adults & 2 children below 10 yrs)

Contact Anusha on 07525623672 for queries.

For tickets click HERE

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Dhruv specialises and offers: Indian music classes/courses, Indian Music concerts, festivals, Youth [Panchama], children [Shadja] ensemble, Indian Music Workshops & consultancy.

South-Asia is a land of rich culture and heritage. For generations people have admired and practiced its pristine tradition and culture, which encompasses classical music and dance, folk music and theatre. Some of the world-famous traditional art forms like the Carnatic music, Hindustani music and dance forms like Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi and Mohiniattam have originated and evolved in the colourful sub-continent i.e. India.

Continuing for the sixth year, Dhruv produced London International Arts Festival presenting 17 concerts and 3 workshops across five venues of London. This year’s festival is between 24th Nov & 1st Dec. Please visit the website to view event updates.

Dhruv Ensemble and choir have presented over thirty concerts in the last 5 years, creatively produced and directed by Jyotsna Srikanth, the artistic Director of Dhruv Arts.

Dhruv presented Vishaka Hari’s two sold-out Carnatic classical concerts woven with story telling across London in March 2016.