Evening of Food, Music, and Dance continues a 40 year Fulbright tradition

February 19: Visiting Fulbright scholars in Los Angeles enjoyed an evening of food, music, and dance held in their honor at UCLA. The event continues a 40 year tradition started by Anne Bodenheimer, the former Los Angeles Fulbright Enrichment Coordintor for 29 years.

The highlights of the evening included performances and addresses by two Fulbright Scholars. Hungarian scholar and pianist  Tunde Kraznai performed pieces by classical Russian composer, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Indian Scholar and dancer, Swarnamalya Ganesh, demonstrated Bharatantyam dance, one of the oldest forms of South Indian classical dance.

Support for the dinner was generously provided by the UCLA Affiliates Network.

Tunde Krazai, Hungary, performs Rachmaninoff.

Tunde Krazai, Hungary, performs Rachmaninoff.

Swarnamalya Ganesh, India, performs the Dance of Shiva.

Swarnamalya Ganesh, India, performs the Dance of Shiva.

Yummy desserts!

Yummy desserts!

 

 

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