ELENA MARR- “Be yourself and follow your passion!”
Elena Marr (artist name “Maya”) is from Krasnodar, Russia. She was born on 02-12-1985 to Anatoly and Nadegda.
She’s now married to Philip Marr and living in Germany.
She holds a Degree in ‘Bachelor of Arts’ in Business Management.
Since childhood she was very fascinated by the colourful Bollywood films. The love towards Bollywood took her to the Centre of Indian Culture “Tulsi” in Krasnodar, Russia, where she learned the basics of Indian dance. After she came to Germany in 2007, she took part in various cultural events, festivals and projects like “360 ° Orient”, “Chalo India”, “India Dance Days” and Holi festivals.
She also teachs Bollywood dance in Osnabruck and give workshops in Germany. In 2014 she founded a show group “Rangoli”, which includes both adults and children. Since 2015 she has been organising an Indian festival “Namaste India” that takes place annually. In 2016 it will be on the 8th of october. “The magic of Indian culture has become my passion that I would like to share with everyone”. Says Elena.
To her credit, she has won 1st place in the category Oriental-Bollywood on the German championship for the oriental dance in 2014 .
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