On day one of the three-day Navarathri Kutcheri in the Park series organised by Sundaram Finance, 13-year-old Arvind Balaji presented a lively mikeless kutcheri, amidst chirping birds and falling leaves on the morning of October 4 at the Nageswara Rao Park here in Mylapore.
Launched on the first Sunday of February 2006, the monthly Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance has completed 14 years today.
Fifteen students from Sruthilaya School presented a one-hour Mikeless Kutcheri on the morning of January 9 at the Nageswara Rao Park to kick-start the 18th edition of the Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival.
On day two of the Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival on January 10, Shakthi Muralidharan, a disciple of Smt. Amritha Murali and Smt. Sattur Lalitha Santhanam, presented a one-hour Mikeless Kutcheri.
Paavani Cotai, a disciple of T.R. Vasudevan, presented a one-hour mikeless kutcheri at the Nageswara Rao Park on Day-3 ( January 11) of the Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival 2020.
The Mikeless Kutcheri at the Nageswara Rao Park was launched in February 2006. Around 1,400 children have been part of the Kutcheri over the last 14 years.
On April 3, it will feature a one-hour flute kutcheri between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. of 12-year-old P. Viswanathan, a schoolboy who is learning from Chittoor K. Pathanjali.
Mr. P. Viswanathan, Company Secretary, Sundaram Finance, presented certificates and mementos to the artistes at the end of the concert.
This concert series for the kids is a significant component of the annual Navarathri festival around the Mylapore Kapali temple in the heart of the city of Chennai.
The park concert is held on the first Sunday of every month. The concert is held in an open environment. Mikes are not used in the park concert.
P. Viswanathan, Senior Executive of SFL, handed over the certificates to the artistes.
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