Saturday, October 22, 2011

Bhabananda Barbayan (Majuli dancers Monk)

Sri Babananda Barbayan is dancer,choreographer, drummer, teacher and artistic-director. He is also director and research scholar, department of dance, Rabindra Bharati University. The Sattriya, an indian Classical style of drama-drama-music has its origin traced back to the Neo-Vaisnavite movement flourishing in Assam in the 15th-16th century. The great Wise Sri Sankaradeva created it with an evident artistic and futuristic vision, treated the art to supplement the pursuit of Bhakti (love devotion). Bhabananda practice his art since his age of 4, when he is becoming monk. He is actualy recognozed in India as the better artist of Sattriya. His first tour with his group (les moines danseurs de Majuli) in France and Portugal in 2008 has been a succes.

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