The 90th birth anniversary of Chidambaram Swarnavenkatesa Deekshitar is being organised by Sri Swarna Vaishnavi Trust (Regd) for 9 days from July 17 to 26 at Narada Gana Sabha mini hall.
There will be a thematic presentation of Swarnavenkatesa Deekshitar kritis from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. by students of different music schools in Chennai.
There will also a vocal concert featuring exclusive Swarnavenkatesa Deekshitar kritis by reputed musicians from 6.15 p.m. onwards.
A music competition in rendering Sankeerthanas of the lyricists Saint Thyagaraja, Sri Annamacharya and Bhakta Ramadas in Telugu will be held on August 7 at 9.30 a.m. at “Potti Sreeramulu Memorial Building, 215, Royapettah High Road, Luz, Mylapore.
This is organised by Amarajeevi Potti Sreeramulu Memorial Society.
This is open to students of classes 1 upwards.
There will also be competitions in poetry reading, essay writing, quiz and drama in Telugu on August 13 and 14.
Registration should be done on or before July 31 at the society’s office. Ph: 2498 1244, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org