The SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth) organised Kathak dance performance of renowned Kathak dancer, Ms. Malti Shyam in the MM University, Sadopur auditorium. SPIC MACAY is a non-political, nationwide, voluntary movement founded in 1977 by Dr Kiran Seth, Professor-Emeritus at IIT-Delhi who was awarded the ‘Padma Shri’ for his contribution to the arts in 2009.
The dance programme started with lamp lighting ceremony by the Chief Guest, Dr Harish Sharma, Vice Chancellor, MM University, Sadopur- Ambala; Ms. Malti Shyam and other guests. In his welcome speech, Dr Sharma applauded the efforts of SPIC MACAY in instilling our rich cultural values among the youth. Prof. Aradhana Jindal, Dean Student Welfare welcomed Ms. Malti Shyam, who is one of India’s foremost exponents of the Lucknow Gharana of Kathak. Trained under Shrimati Reba Vidyarthi and Pandit Biju Maharaj.
Her Kathak dance performance with different music tones and rhythmic levels left the audience spellbound. The great artist mesmerized the audience with her heart-pleasing dance performance.
Prof. Raman Gupta, Registrar presented mementoes to the acclaimed dancer and her team of musicians and proposed vote of thanks.