Prathibha Prahlad is a classical dancer par excellence, choreographer, educator, author and a cultural visionary. In a career spanning 40 years, she has performed in over 60 Countries and created path-breaking cultural equites for India. Her exemplary work in showcasing Indian arts and artistes on a global scale is profound and unparalleled in contemporary history.
Prathibha Prahlad's innate understanding of cultural diplomacy and cultural tourism led her to create the Delhi International Arts Festival-India's Signature Arts Festival of international repute, of which she is the Founder Festival Director. Earlier, she created the Hampi National Tourism Festival, was the 'Culture Convenor' of the Commonwealth Games 2020,in charge of the Opening and Closing ceremonies and the culture head of Hannover Expo 2000, a high powered cabinet committee on culture. She has served with distinction on several committees of the Govt. of India, pertaining to culture.