Remembering Mahakavi Oothukadu Venkatakavi, dance and music festival organised

Oothukadu Venkatakavi Academy Trust is organising a dance and music festival to commemorate the 315th birth anniversary of Mahakavi Oothukadu Venkatakavi from Oct 1 – 5 at P. S. School, Mylapore.

The celebrations will include a nama sankeerthanam by Udayalur Kalyanarama Bhagavathar and group on Oct 1, a bharatanatyam recital by Sumana Santhanam and Cuddalore S. J. Janani on Oct 4 and a music concert by the students of P. S. Senior Secondary School and P. S. Matriculation Higher Secondary School on Oct 5.

A music competition (vocal and flute) on Venkatakavi’s compositions for children aged 8 – 17 years will also be held on Oct 3, 9 a.m. onwards at the same venue. For details contact the trust office at 7/4, Mathala Narayanan Street, Mylapore. Ph: 9962158335, 9445683024.

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