This year’s Saraswathi Puraskaram award will be given to dancer-guru Dr. Vyjayanthimala Bali by Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamilnadu, at an event to be held at The C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, Alwarpet on Sept. 21. Dr. Sumathi Krishnan, secretary, The Music Academy and trustee of the foundation will felicitate.
A cultural programme will be held in the morning and evening on that day. A veena recital will be given by S. Ramkumar in the morning. In the evening ‘Celebration of Shakti through musical compositions’ will be presented by violinist R. K. Shriramkumar. Vocalists Amritha Murali, Nisha Rajagopal and Bharathi Ramasubban will perform. 10.30 a.m. onwards.