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January 11, 2020

Cultural shows on main stage main attraction at Mylapore Festival

Cultural shows on main stage main attraction at Mylapore Festival

The mainstay of the annual Sundaram Finance MYLAPORE FESTIVAL is the main stage shows that are held on a stage in Sannithi Street quadrangle. They draw a large audience though eople move in and out of the space depending on […]

January 9, 2020

Park concert sets the ball rolling for Mylapore Festival 2020

This morning’s Carnagtic music concert by students of Sruthilaya School in Nageswara Rao Park in Luz set the ball rolling for the 2020 edition of the annual Sundaram Finance MYLAPORE FESTIVAL. Though the dew disappeared early than it has of […]

January 8, 2020

Awards ceremony held

Awards ceremony held

At the inaugural function of Kartik Fine Arts’ Thamizh Isai Vizha held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore on Dec. 26 noted vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyan was conferred the ‘Thamizh Isai Vendhar’ title and Abhilash Giriprasad was awarded the ‘Isai Chudar’ title. […]

January 5, 2020

Events at Sri Kapali Temple this week…

Unjal utsavam for Swami and Ambal will be held from Jan. 7 to 9 in the evening. On the last day, a pancha murthi veedi purappadu will be held in the evening. Arudra Darshanam will be held on Jan. 10. […]

January 3, 2020

Violin festival: At Arkay Center tomorrow

A day long ‘Violin vaibhavam’ will be held at Arkay Convention Center, Luz on Jan. 4. The event will be inaugurated by guru Nagai R. Muralidharan. There will be both solo and duet performances by several artistes. At R. H. […]

January 3, 2020

Dance festival to be inaugurated at Music Academy today

A week long classical dance festival will be inaugurated at Music Academy, Alwarpet today (Jan. 3) evening. Consul-General of Belgium to South India, Mark Van De Vreken, will inaugurate the event. Dancer-guru Priyadarshini Govind will receive the ‘Nritya Kalanidhi’ award. […]

January 3, 2020

Talk: On women in Mahabharata

A talk on ‘Reluctant brides, deviant wives, cunning witches: Women in Tamil Mahabharatas’ will be given by Prof. Vijaya Ramaswamy, retd. professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on Jan. 4. Organised by CPR Institute of Indological Research. At C. P. […]

January 3, 2020

Thiruppavai upanyasam: At Bhavans

A musical discourse, Thiruppavai upanyasam, will be given by Kalyanapuram R. Aaravamudachariar at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore till Jan. 14. At East Mada Street, Mylapore. 7 a.m. onwards. All are welcome.

January 2, 2020

Music festival: On till Saturday

A Global Yuva music festival is on till Jan. 4 at Sri Desika Vidya Bhavanam, Mylapore. Organised by Global Carnatic Musicians Association. At 27, Venkatesa Agraharam Road, Mylapore. 10 a.m. onwards. All are welcome.

December 28, 2019

Remembering mridangam guru Palghat Raghu

A talk and a presentation on the greatness of Palghat Raghu baani will be given by N. Manoj Siva to mark mridangam guru Palghat Raghu’s Remembrance Day on Jan. 9. At Raga Sudha Hall, Luz. 6.15 p.m.

December 27, 2019

Music series at Bhavans

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Chennai Kendra’s second edition of the music series is on till Jan. 13. The series consists of both vocal and instrumental music. More than 70 individual programmes have been scheduled. Open to all. At East Mada Street, […]

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