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Honours and Awards received by Rama
 
AWARDS & HOUNOURS
 

Rama Vaidyanathan

A top graded artiste at the Doordarshan (National Television Channel of India)

Empanelled artiste with the ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations)

Received a production grant from the Department of Culture, Government of India for a special program "JAYA JAYA GANGAY" based on the River Ganges [1992]

The dance title of "Bharatha Rathna" by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Colombo (Sri Lanka) [1998]

National Excellence Award by All India National Unity Conference [1999]

Best dancer award from The MusicAcademy, Chennai [1999]

 

Presented a paper titled "Performing & Teaching Bharatanatyam across regional barriers" at the seminar 'Rhythm of the East' held at Oslo [2000]

Balasaraswati Award by Sriragam Fine Arts, Chennai [2000]

Chosen to be a visiting teacher at Kala Bharati, a premier institution of Bharatanatyam in Montreal, Canada [2000, 2001]

Selected as 'Best Dancer of the Month' (April 2001) by www.artindia.net

'Natana Maamani' from Karthik Fine Arts, Chennai (December 2001)

Received a production grant from the Department of Culture, Government of India for an innovative and experimental choreographic work titled "Footsteps of Time" music directed by GS Rajan

Rama receives the prestigious ' SANSKRITI AWARD ' for her achivements in the field of Indian dance. (April 2003)

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