80th birthday celebration for the king of Kathak dance, Pandit Birju Maharaj.
PROMOTIONAL EVENT DESCRIPTION The Guru is coming!
Experience the celebrated traditions of India's greatest artists. Katha Dance Theatre welcomes its guru Pandit Birju Maharaj for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. If ever Kathak is discussed around the world, Maharaj's name is always raised as a master of the craft. Traveling from India to Minnesota, the legendary dance master brings with him three generations of Kathak dancers in his children and grandchildren, as well as his prime disciple, Saswati Sen, and three musical masters of South Asia led by world famous tabla player Ustad Zakir Hussain.
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