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August 11, 2018

This evening, Sufi music concert

Sameer and Imam will take the stage at the Russian Cultural Centre this evening for a Sufi music concert – a concert which features songs in many languages and from different lands. Starts at 5 p.m.and is open to all. […]

August 6, 2018

Honouring mridangam guru Mannargudi A. Easwaran

Honouring mridangam guru Mannargudi A. Easwaran

The disciples, relatives and rasikas of mridangam guru Mannargudi A. Easwaran are organising an event to celebrate 60 years of his service to carnatic music. Dr. Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti will preside over the function. Several noted artistes and music connoisseurs […]

August 5, 2018

A tribute to a Kanchi Mutt guru

Sri V. Krishnaswamy Iyer Sanskrit Education Trust in association with several other institutions is organising a Shraddhanjali for Kanchi guru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal on Aug 7 at Madras Sanskrit College, Mylapore. Retired IAS officer, A. M. Swaminathan presides. TADA […]

August 4, 2018

Bhajan series: At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore is organising a ‘Bhajan mela’ from Aug 6 to 9. O. S. Sundara Bhagavathar and Veeramani Raju will perform with their groups, Thiruppugazh will be rendered by Thiruppugazh Anbargal and Varakari Sampradaya Harikeerthan will be sung […]

August 3, 2018

Remembering the Sage of Kanchi

Remembering the Sage of Kanchi

Shivanugraha Trust, Sivan Fine Arts and Narada Gana Sabha will be conducting a series of events on Aug 5 dedicated to the Kanchi Mutt guru, Sri Chandrashekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal. Rukmini Ramani will lead the rendition of Jyothirlinga kritis by the […]

July 31, 2018

Chithra Madhavan and Nisha Rajagopal talk-music presentation on Sri Kapali Temple keeps full house engaged

Chithra Madhavan and Nisha Rajagopal talk-music presentation on Sri Kapali Temple keeps full house engaged

It was a full house at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Monday evening – the launch of Bhavan’s Aadi festival series marking its continued diamond jubilee celebrations. The launch event was a talk-music presentation on Mylapore’s Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple. Its origin, […]

July 31, 2018

Colours of south India come alive at the Narasimhacharis’ show

Colours of south India come alive at the Narasimhacharis' show

Narada Gana Sabha’s auditorium was the stage for a wonderful dance production that came alive to the music, dance and heritage of south India. On Sunday evening, over 70 dancers including tiny-tots and seniors took  to bring to life south […]

July 30, 2018

Youth festival: At Music Academy from Aug 1

The annual Spirit of Youth Festival which will feature young vocalists and dancers will be held at The Music Academy from Aug 1 to 10. Vocalists who will perform include Sai Vignesh, Abhilash Venkitachalam, K. S. Harishankar, Neyveli R. Rajalakshmi […]

July 29, 2018

Bhakthi series: At Bhavans

As a part of its diamond jubilee celebrations, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is organising a Bhakthi series programme at its premises from July 30 – Aug 30. Harikathas, katha kutcheri, namasankeerthanam, lectures and discourses will be conducted by professor Chithra Madhavan, […]

July 27, 2018

Dance contest for Bharatanatyam dancers

Association of Bharatanatyam Artistes of India, based in Alwarpet in association with Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabhai invites applications from Bharatanatyam artistes in the age group 18 – 30 years for its KALA PRAVEENA PRATIYOGITA – Season 1  (an exclusive competition […]

July 27, 2018

Fest of ‘Carnatic music allied ragas’; July 27 onwards

Carnatic music buff? Then this fest of ‘allied ragas’ hosted by Saraswarthi Vaggeyakara Trust will interest you. From July 27 to 29 at Narada Gana Sabha at its mini hall, 6.30 p.m. The themes – July 27 – vagadheswari – […]

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