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October 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cossington Recreation Ground
Harrison Rd
Leicester LE4 6BQ
Two performances at 6pm and 7.45pm

Sufi:Zen unites the stillness of Zen meditation with the rapturous motion of Sufi Dervishes. Evoking a cultural landscape that extends from Persia to Japan, Sufi:Zen exists in a world of contrasts – of ice and fire, entropy and energy, introspection and divine omniscience.

Choreographed by Gauri Sharma Tripathi with the support of Jonathan Lunn and Mavin Khoo, Akademi presents a modern perspective on traditional Kathak dance set to a score by Shrikanth Sriram.

About Diwali Switch On

Diwali celebrations in Leicester are one of the biggest outside of India, with over 37,000 people attending the Switch on of the lights on Belgrave Road and more attending Diwali Day, in the heart of the city’s Asian community.