A Navarathri music festival will be hosted by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore from Oct 8 to 18 as a part of its Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The fest will be inaugurated on Oct 8 by K. Parasaran, former attorney general of India and vice-chairman, Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra. Other guests are N. Ravi, and Dr. Nalli Kuppuswamy Chetti, the chairman and vice-chairman of Bhavan’s Chennai Kendra.
A musical discourse on ‘Navarathri and Mahaperiyava’ will be held by S. Ganesa Sarma with vocalist J. B. Keerthana, N. C. Bharatwaj on the mridangam and flautist J. B. Shruti Sagar. A doll exhibition will also be put up.