NATYA LAHARI is a dance presentation that showcases selected choreographed works featured in master classes held as part of the Dance India Asia Pacific (DIAP) programme. Performed by Singapore dancers, it includes classical genres such as Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Odissi, which have been regular features of DIAP since 2012. The dances featured in NATYA LAHARI are created by DIAP faculty members Sheeth Kirshna, Prijadarsini Govind, Rama Vaidhyanathan, Brage Bessell (Bharatanatyam), Vaishali Trivedi and Birju Maharaj (Kathak) and Ratikant Mohapatra (Odissi).
For the ninth edition of DIAP, the online showcase will commence with an interpretation of Ganesh Vandana followed by the Kathak dance Sargam and Thevara Thirattu in Bharatanatyam. Also featuring Ardhanareesawara Ashtakam in Bharatanatyam, the performance will continue with Pallavi delivered in the Odissi tradition, Javali in Bharatanatyam before concluding with Thillana, also rendered in the Bharatantaym style.