22 dancers pay tribute to COVID-19 warriors worldwide

A video featuring 22 dancers from 5 countries, paying a dance tribute to frontline warriors in the battle against COVID-19, was released last week on YouTube. 

Performing Indian classical Bharatanatyam, these 22 dancers are students of Natyaranjini, Centre for Dance Excellence, Singapore.

Natyaranjini is dedicated to imparting focused training in Bharatanatyam and is a premier institution founded by Vidushi M.S.Srilakshmi. 

The video was shot in the homes of the 22 artists who are based out of  Singapore, Malaysia, Panama, Ireland and India and sewn together to form a 3 and half minute video. 

Produced by Natyaranjini and sponsored by Singapore based company Raxsan Pte Ltd the tribute video features a popular Sanskrit prayer for the good of the world. 

The tribute video features a popular Sanskrit prayer for the good of the world. Photo: Screengrab/ Video
The tribute video features a popular Sanskrit prayer for the good of the world. Photo: Screengrab/ Video

“The dance is to thank medical and healthcare workers who have played a key role in the fight against coronavirus worldwide”, said Srilakshmi about the tribute video that has caught the attention of over 900 viewers globally.

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