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80 Teams Competed
Highest Number to Date at ICC Youthsava 2009!
Milpitas, CA - India Community Center's annual dance contest, Youthsava, netted trophies for twenty nine winning dance teams, Saturday April 25, Malavali Auditorium, ICC. The twelve hour afternoon event featured more than 600 participants with 80 teams participating throughout the Bay Area. Children - ranging in age from 4 to 18 - competed in Indian film and folk categories, with costumes from many regions of India and contemporary Bollywood. All winning teams are listed below.
The annual dance competition is one of India Community Center's largest events. The ICC auditorium was packed with about 1300 people watching the teams compete. This year brought saw the first regional film song winner in the "Senior Film" category titled "Mukunda, Mukunda". Another first was victory for an all boys team in the "Junior Remix" category dancing to the music of "Krazy 4 Muquabla".
"Youthsava is an amazing event for kids to participate in," said ICC Executive Director Seshan Rammohan. "It actively promotes the benefits of teamwork and offers children a fun glimpse into Indian culture," he said. The India Community Center offers numerous classes in classical and contemporary dance. Bollywood dance is the center's most popular dance offering: the style combines classical Indian dance moves with music from contemporary Indian films.
We would like to thank our sponsors, without whom this event would not have been possible.
ICC Youthsava 2009 Winners
Sub Junior Folk
1 Aika Dajiba Director: Meenu Bhatia
2 Chapti Bhari Chokhara Director: Deepali Syed
3 Lalu Darwaza Director: Divya Raman
Best Costume : Chapti Bhari Chokhara & Lalu Darwaza
Sub Junior Film
1 Yeh Ishq kya Hai Director: Bindu Pratap
2 Pappu Can't Dance Director: Vinita Kumar
2 Om Shanti Om Director: Meenu Bhatia
3 Lucky Boy Director: Divya Raman
Best Costume: Om Shanti Om Director: Meenu Bhatia
1 Odhni Director: Divya Raman
2 Jeyya Jeyyore Director: Alka Shingwekar
3 Tamilnadu Folk dance Medley Director: Srividya Easwar
Best Costume: Odhni Divya Raman
1 Ja re Hat natkhat Director: Srividya Easwar
2 Bachna Ae Haseenon Director: Divya Raman
3 Woh Kisna Hai Director: Sonal Sanghvi
Best Costume Ja re Hat natkhat Director: Srividya Easwar
1 Krazzy 4|Move Your Body| Directors: Nick & Manisha
2 Ore Piya Director: Vinita Kumar
3 NNJ's mix medley Directors: Nilu & Jay
Costume NNJ's mix medley Directors: Nilu & Jay
1 Kummi Adi Director: Srividya Easwar
2 Gaura Ne Mate Director: Sheetal Singhal
3 Rangla Punjab Directors: Nilu & Jay
Best Costume Gaura Ne Mate Director: Sheetal Singhal
1 Mukunda Mukunda Director: Bindu Pratap
2 Ore Piya Director: Srividya Easwar
3 Dil Mein Baji Guitar Director: Mona Sheth
Best Costume Ada Hai Chandra Ma Director: Anuradha Pachilla
1 Live in Concert Madhuri Dixit Director: Nilu & Jay
2 More Piya Director: Vinita Kumar
3 Dil Se Director: Sarika Patel
Best Costume Live in Concert Madhuri Dixit Director: Nilu & Jay
We apologize for the previous writeup as some of the winners were not mentioned. Please make a note of the new changes and winners.