Smt. Ragasudha Vinjamuri is currently teaching at the University of Sunderland London Campus. She has learnt dance from Guru Dr Uma Rama Rao in Hyderabad and has performed at prestigious festivals and venues in India, Germany and Britain, before key dignitaries. She has been lauded for having performed at the British Parliament for four times consistently. She was invited to render the inaugural dance piece for the prestigious Diwali celebrations at Trafalgar Square, the first ever Telugu artiste to perform during the 15 year old history of the festival. She has also received appreciation from Her Majesty Queen’s representative in Midlands for her presentation at Indian Consulate, Birmingham.

She conducts workshops in schools across the UK on importance of dance and story-telling in Hinduism and has taught dance in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Manchester before moving to London. She has represented the UK at United Nations Convention on Bio Diversity, and at different European and World Congresses. She has been conferred awards for her contributions to Culture and Art in the UK, and the title Kala Vaaradhi and Abhinaya Praveena.

Her interview was telecast live on Mauritian Broadcasting Corporation for addressing and inspiring the large Telugu Community living in that country.

She has researched and published how and when Telugu language was taught in the UK way back in 1840s. Her poems, articles and short stories have been published on, Koumudi, TANA Patrika, Swati magazine, Vajram Newspaper & other local publications in the UK. Her book of poems Kavitaa Ragasudha is catalogued both in British Library London and in Washington Library. She has translated Telugu stories and poems into English for the University of Wyoming, USA. She is now publishing transcription of 300 year old Telugu palm leaf folios that are in the possession of British Library, which will be brought out at a function at British Parliament in May 2016.

She has established Sanskruti Centre to impart cultural education to the young, and stands out to be the first to offer training in Indian folk dances, with a focus on Telugu jaanapada nrutyaalu in the UK. With a multifaceted acumen, her work with children in terms of culture, language and training helped bring families and communities together and has been applauded by novices and connoisseurs alike. Lastly, she holds distinction in organising the first ever environmental short film festival in Britain, inaugurated by Minister for Climate Change and Energy- Baroness Verma.

The best feather in the cap was to receive invitation from His Excellency Prime Minister to participate in Diwali at 10 Downing Street.

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