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Welcome to Gurukul Dubai

Gurukul, a Dubai based organization with branches in Switzerland, works towards enhancing the practice, understanding and appreciation of Indian Art & Culture across the globe. Built on an aim to promote contemporary art in a social and educational context, Gurukul strives to develop a systematic and structured training programmes under the guidance of Guru Pali Chandra and Somna Tugnait.

Kathak

Kathak is an evolutionary art form which revolves around the concept of storytelling and is one of the most elegant and graceful dance forms. The fasc..

Training

Training sessions in Classical and Contemporary Kathak are held by Gurukul under the direction of Guru Pali Chandra at Karama and JLT. The teaching is. ISTD, UK

Our Gallery

We at Gurukul celebrate life in every moment. From a 5 year old winning her first dance medal to Paliji performing as Navinayika; each has been preserved by us in our vault. Our vault which is rich with memories from the past. A sneak peek of it is available on this website. Our in-house photographer and friend Dishna Mirchandani has artistically captured moments of history in the making.

News & Events

Never a dull moment. At Gurukul there is buzz round the year. Covid times have only propelled our ambition to work around issues. Whilst taking utmost precautions to avoid the spread of Covid, several online and face to face workshops and performances have been held. And there is a lot more to come. Our annual event Dancing Divas will be held in April 2022, ISTD Exams will continue as usual. In fact twice a year now to allow further flexibility of learning to our student body. Moving our head office from Karama to Sheikh Zayed Road. This state of the art will give our learners and art enthusiasts new beginnings.  The list is never ending….

INDYWOOD TELENT HUNT

27 Jun 2020 Satuday 11:00AM Live Zoom Webinar withGURU

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SUMMAR ACTIVITIES

Summar activities with Gurukul Studios T

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INDYWOOD TALENT HUNT

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Our Instagram

A Ghazal piece presented by Ladies of Grade 5 Poonam, Jyoti, Deepa, Divya, Pali, Resmi, Sheetal with Eshita, Leisha, Priyasha, Jiyasmita.

#Kathak #GurukulDubai #ClassicalDance #DD2022
A Ghazal piece presented by Ladies of Grade 5 Poonam, Jyoti, Deepa, Divya, Pali, Resmi, Sheetal with Eshita, Leisha, Priyasha, Jiyasmita. #Kathak #GurukulDubai #ClassicalDance #DD2022
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Our little ones show-off their kathak skills with all smiles.. (DD2022 - India@75-Colours)

#Kathak #GurukulDubai #ClassicalDance
Our little ones show-off their kathak skills with all smiles.. (DD2022 - India@75-Colours) #Kathak #GurukulDubai #ClassicalDance
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DD2022 - This year in September we had India@75 - Colours Unlimited as our theme. Folk with Classical was the concept but at the core of it is always - Kathak!
Grade 6 girls with Dhanashree, Grace, Aishani, Arpitha, Maitri, Pavitra, Anushka Yeole and Anoushka Menon on Teental.
#kathak #gurukuldubai #classicaldance #dubai
DD2022 - This year in September we had India@75 - Colours Unlimited as our theme. Folk with Classical was the concept but at the core of it is always - Kathak! Grade 6 girls with Dhanashree, Grace, Aishani, Arpitha, Maitri, Pavitra, Anushka Yeole and Anoushka Menon on Teental. #kathak #gurukuldubai #classicaldance #dubai
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An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala 

#kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala 

#kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala 

#kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala 

#kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala 

#kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala 

#kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala 

#kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
An article based around our Dr Guru Pali Chandra and Invis Multi Media (Lead by Mr Hari) about her Gita Govind documentation being recognized in Kerala #kathak #gitagovind #dubai #zurich #kerala
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A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait. 
#diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. The main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait.  #diwali #kathak 🪔🧡
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A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37  Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. Main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait.
https://gn24.ae/e59e36dea7d7000 A soulful presentation befitting the forum... International Day of Diplomats and Diwali. At the Indian Consulate on Sunday, 23rd of October. Ram Leela had a star cast of 37 Kathak artists from Gurukul Studios. Main choreographer of the production was Janhavi Thorat. Directed by Somna Tugnait.
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Something new and exciting- Geet Govind presented by Dr Guru Pali Chandra at our annual performance - Dancing Divas @Gems Modern Academy 💙#india75 #unlimitedcolours #dancingdivas2022 #gurupalichandra #kathak
Something new and exciting- Geet Govind presented by Dr Guru Pali Chandra at our annual performance - Dancing Divas @Gems Modern Academy 💙#india75 #unlimitedcolours #dancingdivas2022 #gurupalichandra #kathak
Something new and exciting- Geet Govind presented by Dr Guru Pali Chandra at our annual performance - Dancing Divas @Gems Modern Academy 💙#india75 #unlimitedcolours #dancingdivas2022 #gurupalichandra #kathak
Something new and exciting- Geet Govind presented by Dr Guru Pali Chandra at our annual performance - Dancing Divas @Gems Modern Academy 💙#india75 #unlimitedcolours #dancingdivas2022 #gurupalichandra #kathak
Something new and exciting- Geet Govind presented by Dr Guru Pali Chandra at our annual performance - Dancing Divas @Gems Modern Academy 💙#india75 #unlimitedcolours #dancingdivas2022 #gurupalichandra #kathak
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Our annual day is here. Dancing Divas is the most awaited day in our lives at Gurukul. And this year it has come after a famine of 2 years. 
Should you want to watch our Divas perform please call Janice on 055 3105425 for your invitation.
Our annual day is here. Dancing Divas is the most awaited day in our lives at Gurukul. And this year it has come after a famine of 2 years. Should you want to watch our Divas perform please call Janice on 055 3105425 for your invitation.
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