Supported by The National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund

KALAKUNJ, a not-for-profit community-based Centre for Performing Arts started by Ananya Chatterjee in 2008, aims to encourage and support people's interest for traditional art forms from South Asia, in and around Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. 

"Angikam Bhuvanam Yasya  Vachikam Sarva Vangmayam
Aaharyam Chandra Taradi Tam Namah Saatvikam Shivam" 

Kalakunj means "Garden of Arts". Kalakunj aims at increasing the scope of South Asian dance in the community. At present Kalakunj offers regular classes in Bharatanatyam, a popular classical dance form of India. Kalakunj trains keen learners to the highest quality of perfection and constantly encourages the students to develop their own style and character in dance. Kalakunj is happy to welcome students from multi - cultures and varied abilities.

Choreography & Performances

KALAKUNJ has performed widely in the community in Berkshire and in various parts  ..More>>


Kalakunj offers training in Bharatanatyam  to children and young adults from beginners to  

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The Story of Shiva- Heritage Lottery Fund project 2014-15: Preserving the heritage of Shiva through Indian classical dance, music and yoga