July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Clore Ballroom
Southbank Centre
South Bank, London SE1
0207 691 3210

An opportunity for emerging young South Asian dance artists in the UK to showcase their talent

Akademi will present NAVADAL 2019, the National South Asian Youth Dance Competition in partnership with Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) Yuva Gati as part of One Dance UK’s U.Dance Fringe at Southbank Centre, London.

Meaning ‘new shoots’ in Hindi, NAVADAL is Akademi’s biennial National South Asian Youth Dance Competition, NAVADAL is a celebration of up and coming young classical South Asian dance artists within the UK.

NAVADAL gives young dancers an opportunity to showcase their talent in front of a panel of acclaimed judges and an audience.

The winners of the competition will have the chance to perform at the NAVADAL Rising Stars in the Purcell Room on the same day from 5.30-6.30 pm. They will be joined by a line up of rising stars of South Asian dance in the UK specially curated by YUVA 2016 winner and BBC Young Dancer 2015 finalist, Vidya Patel.