Bhavan’s diamond jubilee cultural festival will be launched on Nov 18 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mylapore.
The chief guest, Banwarilal Purohit, governor of Tamil Nadu, will inaugurate the festival and will present the Bhavan’s legends’ awards to mridangam-guru Dr. Umayalpuram K. Sivaramam, violin vidwan T. N. Krishnan and Bharatanatyam exponent Dr. Vyjayantimala Bali.
The guest of honour is Sudha Ragunathan. K. Parasaran, former attorney-general of India
presides. At 10.30 a.m. Concerts will be held every evening here.