Archive for the Arts Category

December 30, 2020

New complex for Jawahar Bal Bhavan in Luz sanctioned

New complex for Jawahar Bal Bhavan in Luz sanctioned

Finally, the Tamil Nadu state government sanctioned funds for a new Jawahar Bal Bhavan complex in a plot of land on Luz Avenue owned by Chennai Corporation. A sum of Rs.2.40 crores has been sanctioned and this project was formally […]

December 30, 2020

RASA to webcast fest of music, dance and drama. Jan.1 onwards.

RASA to webcast fest of music, dance and drama. Jan.1 onwards.

RASA is conducting a virtual music, dance and drama festival and will be webcast on its YouTube channel – RASA Web channel. It is live from January 1 to 8. The music programmes have been shot at RASA’s Cultural Centre […]

December 20, 2020

Series of classical dance concerts now on at R. R. Sabha, open to rasikas

Series of classical dance concerts now on at R. R. Sabha, open to rasikas

The week-long Carnatic music has now made way for a classical dance festival at R. R. Sabha in Mylapore. Anusham Arts Academy, a private body launched this festival on December 18 and will host concerts here till the Pongal festival […]

December 19, 2020

How a music fest host has managed artistes and rasikas in pandemic times

How a music fest host has managed artistes and rasikas in pandemic times

If there is a good example of presenting Carnatic music concerts in a unique setting this margazhi while following pandemic time regulations, then one must point to the festival of Sunaadlahari that is currently on in Alwarpet. The venue is […]

December 16, 2020

Vice-president of India launches December Season digital fest curated by city sabhas

Vice-president of India launches December Season digital fest curated by city sabhas

The December Season festival curated by the Federation of City Sabhas was formally inaugurated on December 15 evening by the vice president of India, Venkaiah Naidu via video-conferencing. The heads of the sabhas’ body sat on stage at Narada Gana […]

December 16, 2020

You can now book passes for Music Academy’s web-streamed concerts

You can now book passes for Music Academy's web-streamed concerts

The online box office is now open to book tickets to watch the web-streamed main concerts of the Madras Music Academy this 2020 season. This is the 94th edition of the festival. The concerts by senior artistes, of which there […]

December 14, 2020

India’s vice-president to launch December Season fest of sabhas body on Dec.15

India's vice-president to launch December Season fest of sabhas body on Dec.15

In keeping with the pandemic situation, this will be a different kind of inauguration of a December Season festival hosted by The Federation of City Sabhas. On December 15 evening. While chief guest, India’s vice-president Venkaiah Naidu will deliver his […]

December 11, 2020

Carnatic music concerts in garden setting in Alwarpet. Open to limited rasikas.

Carnatic music concerts in garden setting in Alwarpet. Open to limited rasikas.

Sunaadalahari, the music promotion wing of Indira Ranganathan Trust, Alwarpet is presenting an edition of its December Season music festival. This festival is a fundraising event to support music artistes and art forms impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. This music […]

December 10, 2020

Naada Inbam’s December Season music fest starts today: concerts webcast daily

Naada Inbam's December Season music fest starts today: concerts webcast daily

Naada Inbam, the sabha based in Luz is launching its own December Season music festival from today, December 10 with a concert by Sikkil Gurucharan at 6.15 p.m. The classical music fest will be on till January 4, 2021 with […]

December 10, 2020

R. R. Sabha’s Carnatic music fest starts today. Limited admission for rasikas.

R. R. Sabha's Carnatic music fest starts today. Limited admission for rasikas.

Rasika Ranjani Sabha ( R R Sabha) in Mylapore is launching its December Season music festival today, December 10 with admission open to a limited number of people to its auditoria. The festival is on till December 18. Today, at […]

December 8, 2020

Register now for Sanjay Subrahmanyan’s Thamizh concert, online

Well-known Carnatic music vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyan has a unique offering for December. He is presenting online, the popular ‘ Thamizhum Naanum’ theme concert which is an all-Thamizh songs concert. It is on December 12, 6 p.m. onwards. To log on […]

December 4, 2020

Charsur’s online Carnatic music fest from Dec.15: passes on sale now

Charsur's online Carnatic music fest from Dec.15: passes on sale now

Charsur Arts Foundation, Chennai is taking its annual December Season music festival online this year for obvious reasons – the pandemic time condition. So, from Dec.15 to 30, thirty top ranking artistes’ concerts will be streamed online, two a day. The […]

December 1, 2020

Remembering music legend Ghantasala . . .

Remembering music legend Ghantasala . . .

December 4 marks the 98th birth anniversary of the music legend Ghantasala Venkateshwar Rao. Ghantasala’s daughter in law, Bharatanatyam dancer and teacher, Dr. Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala has been paying tribute to him through her not for profit trust Kalapradarshini. Each year, […]

November 29, 2020

Bhavan’s music fest opens in Kilpauk to a small audience

Bhavan's music fest opens in Kilpauk to a small audience

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit inaugurated the annual December Season arts festival of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan on Saturday evening at a school campus in Kilpauk. The annual fest of music and dance, which is normally held at the Bhavan’s auditorium […]

November 28, 2020

Bhavan’s Dec. Season music fest starts today; in Kilpauk

Bhavan's Dec. Season music fest starts today; in Kilpauk

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Chennai kendra is launching its annual December Season festival of music this evening – but at a different venue, that is at the Rajaji Vidyashram school campus in Kilpauk’s Kilpauk Garden Road. The new venue provides for […]

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