Music and dance festival

Oothukadu Venkatakavi Academy Trust’s silver jubilee and the 319th birth anniversary of the composer will be celebrated with a music and dance festival from Sep 12 to 15 at R. R. Sabha, Mylapore and on Sep 29 at P. S. High School, Mylapore.

The event will be inaugurated on Sep 12. Gayathri Venkataraghavan’s vocal concert will follow. Other artistes who will perform at this festival include vocalist O. S. Arun, Vishaka Hari (discourse) and Udayalur Kalayanaraman (namasankeertanam).

The trust is also conducting music competitions (vocal and flute) on Oothukadu Venkatakavi’s compositions for children aged 8 to 17 years on Sep 29 at P. S. School. For details contact the trust’s office at 74, Mathala Narayanan Street, Mylapore. Ph: 24642664, 7010831308.