December Season: Temples are venues for these music festivals. First one starts Dec.13 at Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

VVS Foundation and SaMaa Arts LLC , USA present five music festivals at different venues across Mylapore during the margazhi season.

The festivals will present  122 concerts featuring 350 musicians across 30 days.  This includes new talents from India and abroad apart from well established senior and senior musicians in the mix.

The first festival is the Mangala Isai Vizha and it starts on Dec. 13 and goes on till 22nd Dec. and the venue is Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Mylapore.

The other festivals are –

  • Ekaantha Sangeetha Seva & Swagatham Festival – 16th Dec to 14th January 2024 at Srikara Anjaneya Raghavendraswamy Temple, Sundareswarar Street, Mylapore
  • Tamizh Isai Virundhu: Dec 22nd (9am to 9 pm) at the Sri Vedantha Desikar Hall, Venkatesa Agraharam Street.
  • Naadhaarpanam : Dec27th to 29th at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple  and from Dec 30 th & 31st at Sri Velleeswarar Temple

Says V  V S Murari, violinist and festival curator, “The main reason for hosting the festivals  in the temples is to take back the art form to the roots (where it began) and also have our artists perform for different kinds of audiences.”

Murari says that the festivals also host young talents. “We want them to perform for a decent sized audience which includes floating audiences at places like a temple.”

He says the collaborations with young and seasoned artistes have been good. ” We had over 500 applications for this year alone,” adds Murari.

For more details follow vvsmurariofficial (Instagram page), VVS Foundation India & SaMaa Arts LLC ( Facebook  pages)

Contact Suchitra Murari: 9677216295