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Dance fests this season

December 3, 2019

Here are some of the dance fests that will be held this season…

-Pushpanjali Cultural Trust’s dance festival will be held at R. K. Swamy auditorium, Mylapore from Dec. 7 to 24. Several artistes including Gopika Verma, Tharini Vijayakumar and Sananda Rajesh (bharatanatyam) and Ambili Menon (mohiniyattam) will perform. At Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore. 4 p.m. onwards.

-Kalavaahini in association with Kartik Fine Arts is presenting a ‘Dance for dance’ festival from Dec. 27 to 29 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore. The festival will include performances by Navia Natarajan (bharatanatyam), Aditi Mangaldas (Kathak), Bijayini Satpathy (Odissi) and Margi Madhu (kutiyattam). At East Mada Street, Mylapore, 6 p.m. onwards.


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December 2, 2019

Giri launches YouTube channel to promote young artistes

Giri launches YouTube channel to promote young artistes

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December 2, 2019

Karthigai Deepam plans at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple

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December 2, 2019

Politician and civic activist taps flooded water on street – for good use

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December 2, 2019

Narada Gana Sabha’s smaller auditorium redesigned, has smart look

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December 2, 2019

Kartik Fine Arts launches its December Season festival

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Carnatic music vocalist Ramakrishnan Murthy and USA-based dancer Anita Sivaraman were decorated with awards at the opening evening of the December Season music and dance fest of Kartik Fine Arts held on Sunday evening at Narada Gana Sabha. The chief […]

December 2, 2019

Governor of TN to inaugurate Brahma Gana Sabha’s art festival tomorrow

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December 2, 2019

Parampara’s music festival: On till Dec. 10

Parampara’s music festival which began yesterday (Dec. 1) with a violin recital by Sri Vidhya and Sudha Iyer will be held in two sessions at two different venues. The first session is on till Dec. 5 at Arkay Convention Centre, […]

December 2, 2019

Kedaram’s first year concert series is on till Dec. 3

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December 1, 2019

Tourists from Italy record Mylapore streetlife

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December 1, 2019

Anniversary celebrations

The 19th anniversary celebration of Sri Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar Cultural Trust will be held on Dec. 8 at Sri Thiagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajan, Mylapore. Music critic and astrologer Harikesanallur K. Venkataraman will inaugurate and honour the awardees. The guest of […]

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