Archive for the Arts Category

September 16, 2019

Music school’s annual day: On Sep 21

Hamsanadam Music School and their E-Learning Academy, founded by guru Dr. Shubha Ganesan, will be celebrating their 24th annual day on Sep 21 at P. S. School, Mylapore. The theme is post trinity compositions. Vocalist Dr. Sudha Ragunathan is the […]

September 15, 2019

Kathak, Manipuri and Mohini Attam, all in one evening

Kathak, Manipuri and Mohini Attam, all in one evening

Dancer-guru Sailaja’s annual dance festival presents a variety of dance forms of India. And day two of the fest held at Bhavans in Mylapore presented the spectrum – Bharatanatyam, Mohiniattam, Odissi, Manipuri and Kathak. There was Ileana Citaristi, the Italian […]

September 14, 2019

Dance fest at Bhavans gets underway: Sunday features more senior dancers

Dance fest at Bhavans gets underway: Sunday features more senior dancers

Nrityasangama, a two-day classical dance fest got underway at Bhavans in Mylapore on Saturday evening. Curated by dancer-guru Sailaja, it presents top run dancers in different dance genres of India, every year. This evening, dancers Priya Murle, Sailaja, Sreelatha Vinod, […]

September 14, 2019

Kritis on the Devi: A thematic concert series

A four day thematic concert series celebrating the different forms of the Goddess will be held from Sep 16 to 19 at Raga Sudha Hall, Luz. On Sep 16, H. Rathnaprabha will render the compositions of Swati Tirunal. Devi kritis […]

September 13, 2019

A tribute to dance gurus: At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan this weekend

Several noted classical dancers including bharatanatyam dancers Priya Murle and Roja Kannan, Ileana Citaristi (odissi), Gopika Varma (mohiniyattam) and Sailaja (kuchipudi) will be performing at an art meet ‘Nirthyasangama’ on Sep 14 and 15 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. The […]

September 13, 2019

Remembering carnatic music composer Ambujam Krishna

A special memorial concert will be held in memory of carnatic music composer Ambujam Krishna at Music Academy on Sep 14. Madurai T. N. S. Krishna will perform her compositions. He will be accompanied by Ganesh Prasad on the violin, […]

September 12, 2019

Carnatic vocalist Pantula Rama will receive this year’s Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal

Carnatic vocalist Pantula Rama will receive this year's Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal

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 […]

September 8, 2019

Remembering Kalki Krishnamoorthy

An event has been organised by the Kalki Krishnamoorthy Memorial Trust to celebrate the writer’s 120th birth anniversary. K. Pandiarajan, minister for Thamizh offical language and Tamizh culture will preside over the event which will be held on Sep 9 […]

September 7, 2019

Veena music fest at Bhavans from Sept.8

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Chennai kendra is hosting a veena festival of music, the third such fest in Chennai. It is on September 8 to 15 at BVB Mini Hall, East Mada Street, Chennai-600004 The fest is dedicated to Veena Vidwan R. […]

September 7, 2019

Music and dance festival

Oothukadu Venkatakavi Academy Trust’s silver jubilee and the 319th birth anniversary of the composer will be celebrated with a music and dance festival from Sep 12 to 15 at R. R. Sabha, Mylapore and on Sep 29 at P. S. […]

September 6, 2019

Celebrating work on Indian heritage by Prof. S. Swaminathan: event on Sept.8

Tamil Heritage Trust (THT) is a ten-year-old volunteer organisation, working to create awareness and appreciation of Indian heritage art, and history.  The man behind it is Prof. S. Swaminathan, who taught at IIT, Delhi and retired to Mylapore in 2004. This […]

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