The Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal will be given to noted carnatic vocalist Pantula Rama this year. Since the foundation is entering its tenth year, special anniversary awards will be given to violinist R. K. Shriramkumar, J. Vaidyanathan (mridangam) and Bhagyalakshmi M. Krishna (morsing). The event will be held at Music Academy, Alwarpet on Oct 4.
Prior to the event, the foundation is hosting vocal and instrumental competitions on Sep 25 at the Music Academy. This is for children aged 10 to 15 years. Entries in the form of videos can be posted on the foundation’s facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/theISfoundation.