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Cultural festival at Bhavans: From Nov 18

November 16, 2017

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan is conducting its annual cultural festival from Nov 18 – Jan 14. On Nov 18, the first edition of the music series will be inaugurated by the Governor of Tamil Nadu, Banwarilal Purohit.

He will present the P. Obul Reddy and P. Gnanamba Memorial lifetime achievement awards, instituted by P. Vijayakumar Reddy and Dr. Preetha Reddy, to Dr. Kadri Gopalnath (saxophone), vocalist O. S. Arun and Kuchipudi artiste Selvi Sailaja.

Dr. C. V. Krishnaswami, chairman, TAG-VHS Diabetes Research Center, is the guest of honour. L. Sabaretnam, chairman, Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra, presides. A concert by vocalist Aruna Sairam will follow.


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November 16, 2017

Exhibition featuring various rudraksha beads and malas

Exhibition featuring various rudraksha beads and malas

An exhibition of varieties of rudraksha beads has been organised by the Indo – Nepal Rudraksha Organisation at C. P. Art Centre, Alwarpet. This exhibition will showcase various rare rudrakshas like Ekamukhi, Naga Trijuthi etc. Malas made out of these […]

November 15, 2017

An evening of slam poetry with Miles Merril

The Australian Consulate General, Chennai in association with The Spoken Word and Stray Factory has organised an evening of slam poetry with Miles Merril. There will be a performance by a band to open the evening and presentations by other […]

November 15, 2017

Programme about Kannadasan, today at Mylapore

‘Kalangalil Avan Vasantham’ is a programme organised by Sri Krishna Sweets and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. ‘Therndha Rasikar’ award will be presented to advocate Sumathy. This will be followed by a discussion about Kannadasan by Sumathy and Isai Kavi Ramanan. ¬†At […]

November 15, 2017

Sabarimala chains on sale at North Mada Street

Sabarimala chains on sale at North Mada Street

The month of Karthigai is when Lord Ayyappa devotees initiate their Ayyappa deeksha Vrittam to mark the beginning of their Sabarimala pilgrimage. A special chain is worn by these devotees till their pilgrimage is complete. Several of these chains are […]

November 15, 2017

Vincent De Paul Society celebrates platinum jubilee

Vincent De Paul Society celebrates platinum jubilee

The Vincent De Paul Society, which belongs to Our Lady of Guidance Conference, R. A. Puram celebrated their 75th annual day on Oct 15 at the church premises. More than 100 people, including donors, adopted family members, tailoring students and […]

November 15, 2017

Discussion on film music

This programme has been organised by The Film Music Appreciation Circle. Divakar Subramanian is a music composer, academic researcher and founder of the School of Indian Film Music (SIFM). He will take part in the discussion that explores the vocabulary […]

November 15, 2017

Japanese classes for beginners

The Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising Japanese language programmes for beginners from Dec 9. Classes will be held during the weekend. At 21, K. B. Dasan Road. Ph: 248556140, 24352779.

November 14, 2017

Sports, games and activities for children: new at Dimensions Fitness

Dimensions fitness has recently launched Dimensions Kids, a venture promoting sports and other activities for children. The program was launched by R. Natraj, MLA, and has since attained structure. For Children’s Day, Dimensions has planned a week-long program where children […]

November 14, 2017

Dance performance by Arun Velayuthan; today at Mylapore

The dance school founded by the Dhananjayans, Bharathakalanjali, organises a dance performance every year in memory of one of their students, Rajesh. This year’s show features Arun Velayuthan from Kalakshetra. The dance programme is today Nov 14, 6.30 p.m. At […]

November 14, 2017

Project Day at Vidya Mandir

The primary students of Vidya Mandir, Mylapore will be showcasing their projects today at the school campus. A dance will be held at noon. At R. H. Road, Mylapore.

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