Pavithra G Ramesh, a fourth year student, at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Kattankulathur traveled to Luxembourg to perform Bharatnatyam. Pavithra, also a student of a dance troupe named VIBHA with a group of six girls went to Luxembourg and Germany as part of the dance tour. She with her friends was invited by the Consulate General of Luxembourg and were sponsored by them as well.
A part of the India Week Exhibition, in Belle Etoile, Luxembourg, they performed to promote Indian culture. It was also reported in the local daily. http://www.wort.lu/wort/web/en/community/articles/2011/07/155749/index.php . All the proceeds went towards Shankara Eye Care Hospital, Punjab.
Pavithra and her friends performed in a number of places such as Mamer in Luxembourg; Saarbrucken, Gummersbach, Hamm, Dortmund in Germany. Most of the monetary benefits from the shows were donated to the development of Shankara Eye Hospital in Punjab. Recalling the warm response she received from the organisers and the audience, she said that the natives appreciated Indian art.