nATFEST 2016 – Kandy

We are extending nATFEST for the first time to the glorious hill capital, Kandy. nCDC  Kandy (nATANDA Community Dance Centre, Kandy) will open the show with “Cats”. NICD Auditorium, Polgolla is the place to be on the 6th & 7th December to witness the talents and passions of dancers as they “Dance for Reconciliation”. Advertisements

nATFEST 2016

nATFEST 2016 is reaching new heights with contemporary dancers/dance groups from Germany, Malaysia, USA, India, United Kingdom, South Korea, Australia and of course Sri Lanka coming together to “Dance for Reconciliation” from the 2nd – 7th of December 2016. We will be in Colombo from the 2nd-3rd Dec at the Nelum Pokuna Amphitheatre, and in…

A Glimpse into nATFEST 2015: Workshops

nATFEST 2015 did not find its success only on stage performances alone, but through the workshops that were conducted during the day as well. These invaluable workshops taught different techniques in various dance cultures to the participating local artists and to those who were interested in learning. The workshops were conducted by the participating international…

Nelung Arts Center

  nATFEST 2015 workshops would not have been the same, let alone possible, if it were not for Aunty Niloufer and the Nelung Arts Center. A lover of all forms of art, and a former ballerina herself at the Royal Ballet School, London, Aunty Niloufer was extremely supportive of nATFEST and provided all participating artists…

ECATA

ECATA is a sub project of nATANDA Dance Theatre of Sri Lanka, where we choose a group of different students/individuals each year to perform on the nATFEST stage. ECATA stands for “Exchanging Creative Atmospheres To All”, and also means “Together” in Sinhalese, the native tongue of Sri Lanka. This is also where nATANDA gives its most…

All Island Group Dance Competition

This is perhaps one of the greatest opportunities to budding young Lankan talents that dream on being on an international dance platform. May you be a hip hop, Kandyan, or Bharatanatyam dance group, you are free to apply. Should you need more information or wish to apply, please email natfest.pr@gmail.com Terms & Conditions All applicants…

More than just a Dance Festival

“nATFEST is more than just a dance festival, but a platform where my team and I, as dancers and fellow artists, aim to encourage reconciliation between ethnicities and cultures that adds to the spice and flavor of our island home. nATFEST is an international contemporary dance festival with a continuing theme of “Dance for Reconciliation”….