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Carnatic music workshop: At Narada Gana Sabha

July 27, 2017

Nadasangamam, the music wing of Narada Gana Sabha Trust is organising a workshop on Aug 5 with a view to enrich the musical repertoire and knowledge of students.
Aleppey Venakatesan, a  renowned disciple of Ariyakkudi Ramanuja Iyengar, will talk about the art of Pallavi singing and help students in understanding how to construct pallavis. This will be an interactive session and is open to students of music. At Narada Gana Sabha, Alwarpet, 9.30 a.m. To register contact 24993201.

July 27, 2017

Arivukkalanjiyam award function; At Bhavans on Saturday

MTS Academy, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore are jointly organising the 29th arivukkalanjiyam awards presentation function on July 29. K.N.Basha, former judge, Madras High Court is the chief guest. […]

July 27, 2017

Free eye screening camp at Mandavelipakkam

The Kalyana Nagar Association, Udhi Eye Hospital and Sukir Charitable Trust are jointly conducting a free eye screening camp on July 30 at the association’s premises at West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam. 9 a.m. onwards. Ph: 24952997, 24611764.

July 26, 2017

Madras Youth Choir take part at International music festival held at Washington DC

Madras Youth Choir take part at International music festival held at Washington DC

The members of Madras Youth Choir are an elated bunch. They are back from the Serenade 2017 International Music Festival held at Washington DC recently, interacting with 18 choir groups from 14 countries has enriched their knowledge and experience. There […]

July 26, 2017

Obituary: Parvathi Madhavan and Fr. Cyriac Illmoottil

Parvathy Madhavan, wife of late. B. Madhavan passed away on July 24. She was the daughter-in-law of K. Balasubramania Iyer and daughter of S. Anantharamakrishnan. Her husband, Madhavan, was a trustee of Madras Sanskrit College. Family residence is at Ashrama, […]

July 26, 2017

Workshop for artisans; At Sri Kapali Temple

A three month workshop for artisans, who make idols and pooja items, will be conducted by Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore from Aug 1. D. Kaveri, the executive officer of the temple says, “We have received about 58 applications, out of which […]

July 25, 2017

Scholarships help; Students dream ahead

Scholarships help; Students dream ahead

P. Jaikrishnan, a class XII student at San Thome High School, San Thome did not know how he was going to pay the fees at the school this year. Jaikrishnan’s family stays at Kundrathur and he had taken up basic lodging […]

July 25, 2017

Exhibition and sale; traditional textile crafts of India

Nayaab is an exhibition about the textile crafts of India featuring many brands like Swati Kalsi, Mallika Mathur, En Inde, Akaaro, KORA and more. Inauguration on July 27 at 5.30 p.m. Till July 29. At Crowne Plaza, Alwarpet. For details call […]

July 25, 2017

Padma Subrahmanyam’s dance centre is 75

Padma Subrahmanyam's dance centre is 75

Nrithyodaya, the performing arts academy based in Adyar which is managed by the well-known Bharatanatyam guru and dancer, Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam is celebrating yet another milestone in its colourful journey – 75 years. This institution was founded by film director K. Subrahmanyam in […]

July 24, 2017

Seminar on film and literature; At MGR Janaki College

The Department of English at Dr. MGR Janaki College, R. A. Puram is conducting a national seminar on ‘Film and literature: Challenges of adaptation’ on July 26 at the college campus. The chief guest is filmmaker Rajiv Menon. The guest […]

July 24, 2017

Book store: New at Sri Kapali Temple

A book store, managed by Sri Kapali Temple staff, will be opened to the public in two weeks. D. Kaveri, the executive officer of the temple says, “The book store will have about 10000 spiritual books for visitors to shop. The […]

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