SIFAS Festival of Arts 2024: Rukmini Kalyanam by Kalakshetra Foundation in collaboration with SIFAS [G]

27 Apr 2024 (Sat)

$32.00 - $50.00

SIFAS Festival of Arts 2024: Rukmini Kalyanam by Kalakshetra Foundation in collaboration with SIFAS [G]

27 Apr 2024 (Sat)
Concert
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Date and Time

27 Apr 2024 : 19:00 - 21:30


Location / Links

Esplanade Theatre


$32.00 - $50.00

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Event Details

A dynamic dance-drama following the love story of Rukmini and Sri Krishna, touching on themes of devotion, loyalty and familial ties.Originally conceptualise and produced by the highly-acclaimed Kalakshetra Foundation from Chennai, India, this spectacular dance drama tells the love story of Rukmini and Sri Krishna through intricate dance and music.The narratives begins with King Bishmaka, who wishes to arrange the marriage of his daughter Rukmini to Sri Krishna. However, this angers his son Rukmi, who disapproves of the marriage. Lovelorn, Rukmini sends a letter to Sri Krishna through a messenger, expressing her devotion to him. Moved by this letter, Sri Krishna takes Rukmini away from her ill fate, spurring her brother Rukmi into action. Enrage, Rukmi instigates a battle between him and Sri Krishna, which he ultimately loses. Sri Krishna spares Rukmi and proceeds to solemnise his wedding to Rukmini with celebratory festivities. SIFAS is proud to bring this production to Singapore in collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, as part of Raga series.

Admission Rule

Rating / Age Limit
- Rating: General
- No admission for infant in arms and children aged below 6 years old;
- Children aged 6 and above must purchase a ticket for admission
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance

Photography / Video Recording Rules
- Camera without flash allowed

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