Torobaka : Contemporary dance performance by Akram Khan and Israel Galvan

Torobaka : Contemporary dance performance by Akram Khan and Israel Galvan


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About The Event

As part of the ninth edition of the Parks New Festival, the British Council and Prakriti Foundation are presenting Torobaka, a dance duet by Akram Khan (Kathak-contemporary, UK) and Israel Galván (Flamenco-contemporary, Spain). The show brings together two masters from the world of contemporary dance whose production defies any genre.


The dancers grapple with the idea ofToro-vaca, a Maori-inspired poem by Tristan Tzara. Toro (the bull) and vaca (the cow) are both sacred animals in their own respective cultures and they come together but united, in a symbolic way.


Alongside four immensely talented musicians in the production, the performers draw deeply from their individual roots in Indian kathak and Spanish flamenco, and share the essence of movement beyond the dance form, in the pulse and rhythm of a common language.


Entry restricted to those who are aged over 16 years.


Seats are on First-cum-first served basis


Duration: The show will be for 70 minutes without any interval. 

Terms & Conditions


Entry by Admission Pass only

Entry for 16 years and above only

Parking will be on first-cum-first served basis

For security reasons please carry the invitation card and a valid photo ID to the venue

Entry begins at 06:15 pm. Gates will be closed 10 minutes prior to the show

Seating strictly on first come first serve basis

First few rows of seats may be reserved to the invitees of the Event partners

Please keep your mobile phone switched off during the performance

Cameras, audio and video recording equipment will not be allowed inside the auditorium

Do not take pictures or videos of the performance with mobile phones

No eatables or handbags will be allowed inside the auditorium

Organisers request the audience to co-operate if there is a delay of show starting time due to unforeseen reasons




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