(LaSALLE, ON) – The fifth annual Umang Dance Festival will be held at the Villanova Festival Theatre in Lasalle for four performances over two days this Saturday and Sunday. Show times are at 3pm and 5pm each day.
“We are absolutely thrilled to bring a special line-up of world class dancers to Windsor and Lasalle,” said dance maestro and event organizer Enakshi Sinha. “This festival showcases ancient and contemporary dance as well as the best of Canada in bringing and infusing together arts and culture and music. What more could one hope for?”
Umang will showcase a variety of breathtaking ancient dance from diverse regions of India, including the Odissi, Bharatnatyam, and Kuchipadi as well as Sufi, Ghazals, and more contemporary Punjabi styles of music.
An award-winning and internationally renowned dance master, Sinha will be joined by Portugal’s Lajja Sambavnath and Toronto’s acclaimed Parag Ray with musicians the Avengers Production, among others.
Umang is produced with the support of the Windsor and Region Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.
Tickets are $15 for one day, or $20 for both days.