Happy For Hope an online festival to help artists by renowned Odissi dancer and choreographer Saswat Joshi. It is the first online Indian Classical, folk dance, and music festival. The wonderful opportunity for artists especially those who are at home in lockdown. The introduction post on the official Facebook page of Lasyakala reads – “Creativity has no end so our artists are getting ready and coming live for you all from Home, this is absolutely an encouraging and empowering step for art and artist.
Saswat Joshi has started the initiative to bring dancers, singers from different parts of the world and perform online for classical dance and music lovers during the lockdown. The facebook handle of his institute Lasyakala Dance Vision receives a weekly reach of about 50,000 with more than 15,000 video views.
Artists from across the globe celebrated Raja, Ratha Yatra, Bahuda, and Guru Purnima.
The exclusive Classical and folk dance festival, Organized by Lasyakala’s senior members, a day completely with dance, the first Sunday started with the concept of “Hope for Future”