CALENDAR 2020

PERFORMANCES & TALKS

JANUARY

26 Dec – 7 Jan Glorious Passages & GANJAM – an odissi dance performance by dancers of Sutra Foundation & Sutra Dance Outreach Program (New Delhi, Chandigarh, Chennai & Puducherry)

5 Jan Vaikuntha Ekathesi Celebration – Performance by Sutra Dancers at Krishna Temple, Cheras (Bharatanatyam & Odissi)

18 – 21 Jan Odissi workshop by Guru Jyotsna Sahoo of Soor Mandir, Cuttak (Odisha)

19 – 20 Jan Odissi performance by Guru Jyotsna Sahoo & Soor Mandir at Sutra Studio

19 Jan Datuk Ramli Ibrahim as Guest of Honour for Celebrate and Cook – Book Launch by Amita Shah

25 Jan Ted Talk by Datuk Ramli Ibrahim on Diversity and Inclusivity, at Gwalior

29 Jan Bharat Maata – India Republic Day performance at KLCC by Sutra dancers

FEBRUARY

14 – 16 Feb Annual Dance Festival, Sarasalaya (Chennai) – dance performance by Datuk Ramli Ibrahim

22 & 23/29 & 1 Mar Water-Colour Workshop at Sutra Gallery by visual artist, Kishore Sahoo (Odisha)

MARCH

4 March Press Conference – Triple Frontiers & Launch of Friends of Sutra

12 March Datuk Ramli Ibrahim on Lets Talk with Shaarad Kuttan, an Interview on ASTRO Awani – Triple Frontiers

15 March National Heritage by ASTRO AEC, featuring Sutra dancer Tan Mei Mei

APRIL

30 April World Dance Day – Datuk Ramli Ibrahim along with Gurus, Choreographers and Dancers from around the world share their gratitude to the frontliners fighting the pandemic in a dance video compilation on YouTube

14 Apr – 14 Jul Embrace, Then and Now – Significant moments of Sutra archived and shared
(Episode 1 – 7)

MAY

10 May International Ambassadors of Indian Dance – Datuk Ramli Ibrahim (Malaysia), Dominique Delorme (France) and Giuditta de Concini (Italy) in conversation with Shri Aravinth Kumarasamy in the Spotlight Series by Apsaras Arts Dance Company, Singapore

10 May Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan – Datuk Ramli Ibrahim live in an interactive session with Prof Joseph Gonzales & Jonathan Hollander, presented by Battery Dance Company, New York

JUNE

2 June Front Row ‘no-holds-barred’ – Datuk Ramli Ibrahim live with Sharmila Ganesan, BFM

8 June Datuk Ramli Ibrahim on the cover story of Sruti Magazine, June edition

20 June Quest for New Horizons – A live interactive session with Smt Shama Bhate and Datuk Ramli Ibrahim by Nadroop, Pune

21 June Virtual International Day of Yoga & Wellness 2020

JULY

11 July Ramli Ibrahim & WeiJun performs for Bucky World Conference on the birthday of Buckminster Fuller at Bellevue, Penang Hill

AUGUST

6 Aug – 30 Aug Recording sessions of Gerak Angin, Virtual Performing Arts Festival at Studio Ramli Hassan, Sutra House & KL Jazz & Arts Centre

7 August AGM – Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society

12 August Gerak Angin, Virtual Performing Arts Festival – Media Launch at Studio Ramli Hassan

22 August An Introduction to the Aesthetics of Indian Dance – presentation by Ramli Ibrahim for the Taiwan Buddhist Tzu-Chi Foundation’s Live Talk Show with performance by Ramli Ibrahim & Tan Mei Mei

24 August Documentary shooting of Datuk Ramli Ibrahim by Jabatan Warisan Negara

SEPTEMBER

7 September Pratikriti, the journey of a Choreographer’s mind – Datuk Ramli Ibrahim live with Ritusri Chaudhuri from Nrityakshar Foundation, New Delhi

24 September Performance by Datuk Ramli Ibrahim & Sutra dancers at Sutra Gallery for the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO)

OCTOBER

16 – 18 Oct Triple Frontiers (odissi production by dancers of Sutra Foundation & Sutra Dance Outreach Program) at Auditorium PJ Civic Centre – a collaboration with Guru Sujata Mishra (Bhubaneswar, Odisha), Guru Parwati Dutta (Aurangabad) and Guru Meera Das (Cuttack, Odisha)

17 Oct – 26 Oct “Navarathri” an auspicious 9 days festival celebrated with performances of dance, song & music.   Sutra dancers will be performing at many temples in KL & Selangor 

17 Oct Rajarajeswari Amman Temple, Ampang

20 Oct OD Parents Day at Sutra House

22 Oct OD Parents Day at Sutra House

23 Oct Subramaniar Temple, Jalan Reko

24 Oct BN Parents Day at Sutra House

24 Oct Mariamman Devasthanam, Rawang

25 Oct Krishna Temple, Cheras

26 Oct Vijayadasami Guru Pooja – Krishna Temple, Cheras

EXHIBITIONS

2 February Ocean: Reflections of the Human Mind ­– Solo exhibition of artworks by Phillip Wong at Sutra Gallery

Oct – Nov Triple Bends – Exhibition of Paintings & Photographs that augment the concept of our odissi production, Triple Frontiers at Sutra Gallery

Oct – Nov Dynamic Energies of Existence – Exhibition of Paintings by Thejo Menon at KamaRia Gallery

25 November Arousing the Body – Exhibition of Drawings & Paintings by Ramli Ibrahim at KamaRia Gallery, curated by Nirmala Karuppiah