The 24th year Oothukadu Venkatakavi Jayanthi music and dance festival will be held from Oct 25 to 27 at R. K. Swamy Hall at Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore and on Oct 28 at P. S. School, Mylapore. The event will be inaugurated on Oct 25 by S. S. R. Rajkumar, chairman, The Central Scientific Supplies Co. Ltd. The guest of honour is B. Gautam, Curson & Co.
Highlights include performances by Anahita and Apoorva, Ashwath Narayanan, Dr. R. Ganesh and Gayathri Girish, namasankeerthanam by Udayalur Dr. Kalyanarama Bhagavathar and group and a bhaBharatha Kalratanatyam recital by the students of Bharatha Kalalayam (director Hemalatha Ramachandran).
On Oct 28, music competitions will be held for children aged 8 to 17 years on Venkatakavi’s compositions. For details contact the trust’s office at 7/4, Mathala Narayanan Street, Mylapore. Ph: 9962158335, 24957857.